Thomas O. Helton - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Thomas O. Helton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 423-209-4194

Thomas O. Helton, shareholder in the Chattanooga and Nashville offices, concentrates his practice in the litigation areas of health care, long-term care, products liability, intellectual property (patents and trade secrets) and construction.  Mr. Helton is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education, as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Civil Trial Practice Advocacy and as a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator. He was a law clerk to Frank Gray, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Tennessee from 1966-1967.  From 1967-1968, he was a law clerk for Paul C. Weick, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

University of TennesseeBS 1963Vanderbilt University
Tennessee and Chattanooga Bar FoundationsChattanooga (President, 1980 – 1981), Tennessee (Member, Board of Governors, 1985 – 1994), and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations, and the State Bar of Georgia

Office Location

1900 Republic Centre
633 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37450
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Chattanooga Metro Area
Thomas O. Helton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Construction, Health Care, Intellectual Property, Nursing Homes, Product Liability)
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (Nursing Homes)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants