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Business Litigation and Commercial Law

With almost ninety years of experience combined, the attorneys at Taylor & Knight have gained a reputation as regional leaders for handling business litigation and commercial law matters on behalf of businesses and individuals in a broad range of commercial and business disputes.

Civil and Constitutional Rights Litigation

The attorneys at Taylor & Knight have a deep understanding of the complicated legal issues that so often arise in civil and constitutional rights cases.  We frequently represent governmental and non-governmental entities ranging from many different cases.

Education Law

At Taylor & Knight, we understand the complicated issues that impact Tennessee’s public and private educational institutions in today’s litigious society.  Our attorneys have provided assistance to educational institutions across East Tennessee in several areas of education law and are able to assist in a wide range of matters.

Employment Law

Whether we are representing employers or employees, the attorneys at Taylor & Knight try to resolve employment disputes before a lawsuit is filed to avoid costly litigation and potentially negative publicity.

Estate Planning

The attorneys at Taylor & Knight provide extensive estate planning services to assist you in designing plans to meet your specific wishes for the management and transfer of wealth during life and long after death.

General Civil Litigation

The attorneys at Taylor & Knight have earned a strong reputation for quality representation at all stages of civil litigation:  pretrial negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, trial and appeal. We are large enough to marshal the resources for high-stakes lawsuits, yet we are committed to close, personal attention to each client.

Governmental Defense Litigation

Taylor & Knight is proud to represent numerous governmental entities and their agents throughout the State of Tennessee.  Our attorneys bring their extensive civil litigation experience to bear in defense of municipalities sued for matters ranging from employment law and personal injury to civil rights and constitutional issues.

Insurance Defense Litigation

The attorneys of Taylor & Knight have a well-established reputation as a top tier firm for insurers seeking to provide their insureds with the best possible defense.  Our attorneys have extensive experience obtained through representing thousands of insureds in hundreds of trials and in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Personal Injury

People who have been injured in accidents deserve to be represented by an attorney who will care about them and their family and will work to resolve their cases in an efficient manner.  The attorneys of Taylor & Knight have significant trial experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases in state and federal courts across Tennessee.

Tax Law

At Taylor & Knight, our taxation practice has been an integral part of the firm’s history from its inception. Our attorneys provide support to all types of tax-exempt organizations including assisting these organizations in becoming recognized as tax-exempt.