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U.S. News & World Report | Best Lawyers

Knoxville, TN | 2023

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Knoxville, TN | 2023

Michael R. Crowder
Elder Law
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Trusts and Estates
Tax Law 
      Ashley N. Trotto
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Health Care Law
Labor and Employment Law - Management
      Zack R. Gardner
Corporate Law
Intellectual Property Law
Technology Law  
 Reece Brassler

Intellectual Property Law
Litigation - Construction
       Rebecca C. Hanniford

Banking and Finance Law
Project Finance Law

Real Estate Law

U.S. News & World Report | Best Law Firms

Knoxville Metro Rankings | 2023

Tier 1: Construction Law
Tier 1: Litigation - Commercial
Tier1: Litigation - Construction
Tier 1: Litigation - ERISA 

Tier 2: Appellate Practice
Tier 2: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 2: 
Family Law
Tier 2: Tax Law
Tier 2: Trusts & Estates Law
Tier 2: Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants 
Tier 3: Litigation - Bankruptcy
Tier 3: Litigation - Insurance
Tier 3: Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 

U.S. News & World Report
Knoxville Top-Listed Law Firm

Litigation - Construction | 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017

U.S. News & World Report
Knoxville "Lawyer of the Year"

Tax Law
Marshall H. Peterson 


Litigation - Construction
Jack M. Tallent, II 


Construction Law
Robert H. Green 


Jack M. Tallent, II


Marshall H. Peterson


Robert H. Green


Construction Law
Robert H. Green


Litigation - Construction
Jack M. Tallent, II


Construction Law
Robert H. Green

CityView Magazine
Top Attorneys in Knoxville | 2022

Banking Law: Rebecca Hanniford, Robert W. Quillin II
Business Litigation: Robert W. Quillin II, Eddy R. Smith, Jack M. Tallent
Collections/Foreclosures: E. Richards Brabham III, James N. Gore Jr, Robert W. Quillin II
Constitutional Law/Civil Rights: Michael S. Kelley
Construction Law: Reece Brassler, Robert H. Green, Jack M. Tallent
Corporate Law: Ashley N. Trotto
Elder Law: Michael R. Crowder, Marshall H. Peterson, Alex M. Taylor
Employee Benefits/ERISA - Defense: Kathy D. Aslinger (Golden Gavel), William E. Mason, Ashley N. Trotto
Estate Planning/Trusts: Michael R. Crowder, Marshall H. Peterson, Eddy R. Smith, Alex M. Taylor
Health Care Law: Ashley N. Trotto

Income Tax/IRS Resolutions:
 Marshall H. Peterson, Eddy R. Smith,  Alex M. Taylor
Insurance Law:
James N. Gore Jr., Jason E. Legg
Juvenile Defense: Douglas J. Toppenberg
Labor & Employment Law - Employer: Kathy D. Aslinger, James N. Gore Jr, William E. Mason, Ashley N. Trotto
Personal Injury – General – Plaintiff: Jason E. Legg
Personal Injury – Motorcycle Accident – Plaintiff: Jason E. Legg
Real Estate Finance & Development: E. Richards Brabham III, Rebecca Hanniford, Jonathan H. Peyton, Robert W. Quillin II, Ashley N. Trotto
Social Security Disability Law: Jason E. Legg
Taxation: Michael R. Crowder, Zack R. Gardner, William E. Mason, Marshall H. Peterson, Eddy R. Smith, Alex M. Taylor
Wills/Probate: Michael R. Crowder, Marshall H. Peterson, Eddy R. Smith, Alex M. Taylor
Worker’s Compensation – Defense: James N. Gore Jr.

Knoxville Bar Foundation 

 Knoxville Bar Association
Class of Fellows, 2014
Inducting: Kathy D. Aslinger
DICTA: October 2014
Knoxville Bar Association
Class of Fellows, 2013
Inducting: Jack M. Tallent, II
DICTA: September 2012

Knoxville Bar Association Class of Fellows, 2005
Inducting: Marshall H. Peterson
Kennerly Montgomery Top Listed in Best Lawyers