Thomas A. Williams - Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC

Thomas A. Williams

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Thomas A. Williams has 50+ years of legal experience and trial experience in all the Tennessee court systems, along with pro hac vice appearances in State and Federal Courts in Georgia.

As a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, and a retired LTC with the Army Reserve JAG Corps, Mr. Williams has experience in handling all types of federal, civil and criminal cases, including the aftermath of the James R. Hoffa conviction and his related attempts to have his conviction overturned.  His litigation experience after leaving the Department of Justice includes claims in product liability, business and commercial disputes, construction liability, tort liability, fire loss and the management of risk associated with litigation.  He is an author and has presented numerous seminars on topics within his expertise.

Mr. Williams has recently completed a term as Trustee of the Board of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority.  He chaired the Legal Committee and reviewed laws related to government supervision of the medical field.  He is frequently asked to mediate disagreements which are pending in the court system.

The University of Tennessee at ChattanoogaBS 1961The University of TennesseeJ.D. 1963

Case History

United States v Catherine Johnson — Criminal case against Johnson arising out of the post Hoffa conviction through appeal to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
York v Vulcan Materials v Transcontinental Insurance Company — TN Ct of Appeals decision confirming the trial court on an indemnity claim arising out of a certificate of insurance and a guaranty agreement between Vulcan and its sub.
Great American v Monroe County Insurance Agency — Suit v agency for negligence and  violation of the Agency Agreement with the principal.  Judgment for indemnity affirmed by the TN Court of  Appeals.

Office Location

Tallan Building, Suite 500
200 West Martin Luther King Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2566
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants of the Chattanooga Metro Area
Thomas A. Williams has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Insurance Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants