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Adam F. Rust


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900 S. Gay Street Riverview Tower – Suite 1800 Knoxville Tennessee 37902


865-342-4911 (direct)
865-934-4911 (direct fax)

865-523-0404 (local)
865-673-0260 (fax)
800-421-0979 (toll free)
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Areas of Practice

General Liability
Workers' Compensation




University of Tennessee, B.S., 2005

John Marshall School of Law, J.D., 2008

Mr. Rust is a Member in the firm's Knoxville office whose practice focuses primarily on civil litigation.  Mr. Rust handles cases involving a wide range of individual and corporate clients, including the areas of employment law, premises liability, automobile accidents, trucking accidents, construction, professional liability, workers' compensation and litigation involving the closing of real estate transactions.  Mr. Rust has served as first chair and second chair counsel in jury trials before the Tennessee State and Federal Courts, in addition to regular motion practice in both State and Federal Court.

Born in Knoxville, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee (2005) before obtaining his Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia (2008). 

While in law school, Mr. Rust served as a Senior Staff Member on the John Marshall Law Journal.  Additionally, he was a member of the 2007-2008 Moot Court Board.  In 2008, he was the recipient of the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Employment Discrimination Law.

Representative Client Work

Joshua N. Lee v. Lyons Contruction Company, Inc., No. E2010-02388-COA-R3-CV, 2012 WL 57059 (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 12, 2012)

Marine Accessories Corporation v. Woods, No. E2011-01116-WC-R3-WC, 2012 WL 1555448 (Tenn. Workers Comp. Panel, May 3, 2012)

Court Admissions

Tennessee; US District Court of Eastern Tennessee

Professional Affiliations

Tennessee Bar Association

Knoxville Bar Association

Publications & Lectures

Tennessee Construction Service Providers Must Carry Workers' Comp Insurance, effective March 1, 2011; LWDN Quick Flash newsletter