Rick L. Powers - Arnett, Draper & Hagood

Rick L. Powers

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 865-546-7000

Rick L. Powers is a senior partner with a general civil trial practice in all state and federal courts with emphasis on medical malpractice, insurance defense, personal injury and business and commercial litigation. Rick has presented several seminars to lawyers' groups in the areas of automobile defense, confidentiality of medical records, and the defense of medical malpractice actions. He has tried over 350 jury trials and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. Powers graduated in the top 5% of his class at the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1975 and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He was also a member of the Tennessee Law Review while earning his law degree.

Mr. Powers is licensed to practice in all Tennessee state courts and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations,  Hamilton S. Burnett Inn of Court, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.

The University of TennesseeJ.D. 1975
International Association of Defense CounselAmerican Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationKnoxville Bar AssociationFederation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Client Comments

"Rick Powers is a great trial attorney."

Office Location

First Tennessee Plaza, Suite 2300
P.O. Box 300
Knoxville, TN 37901-0300
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Knoxville Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Knoxville Metro Area
Rick L. Powers has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Rick L. Powers has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law (Hospitals, Litigation, Long-Term Care, Medical Malpractice, Medical Staff Law, Nurses, Physicians)
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male