William Whitt
Lewis Thomason
PO Box 2425
Knoxville, TN 37923
Work Phone: (865)546-4646
Fax Phone: (865)523-6529
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Union University, B.S.B.A., 2001
University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, 2005

Bar Admission
Tennessee 2005

Practice Areas
Construction law and litigation, including professional liability defense
Insurance coverage litigation, including first party, arson/fraud,
bad faith and extra-contractual defense
General civil litigation

W. Paul Whitt, an associate in the firm's Knoxville office, practices in the areas of construction law and litigation, including professional liability defense of design professionals, such as engineers, architects and surveyors. In addition, he is involved in the professional liability representation of accountants and lawyers. Mr. Whitt also has significant experience in representing insurance carriers in first party actions brought by insureds related to coverage matters, claims of bad faith, insurance fraud and other extra-contractual matters. Mr. Whitt has significant experience in commercial litigation matters, as well as general civil litigation. Mr. Whitt is admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee.

Mr. Whitt is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. He has also served as an adjunct instructor for Business Law at Union University.

In 2008, Mr. Whitt was awarded the Tennessee Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division President's Award for his work as the chair of the Wills for Heroes Committee, which developed, organized and implemented a state-wide program for the provision of free estate planning services to first responders and their families across the State of Tennessee.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: University of South Carolina
Year Licensed: 2005
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2005
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Leadership Law Alumni, Construction Section, Litigation Section, Tort and Insurance Law Section, TBA Members, Leadership Law Class of 2014
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Construction Law, Insurance Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice