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Brad A. Fraser

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+ BFraser 2014

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

brad.fraser@leitnerfirm.com

865-342-4904 (direct)
865-934-4904 (direct fax)

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

Construction
Family Law
Product Liability
Labor & Employment
Professional Liability / Errors & Omissions

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

Kentucky; Tennessee

Education

East Tennessee State University, B.S.

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1999

Honors & awards

AV rated with Martindale Hubbell

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Mr. Fraser has provided many years of defense litigation for clients in various areas, including general liability, premises and products liability, employment, insurance disputes and professional errors and omissions claims. He has successfully litigated matters ranging from complex, multiple-party suits in products liability, wrongful death and subrogation matters.

representative client work

  • Represents a variety of professionals, including attorneys, appraisers, insurance agents and brokers, real estate brokers and other professionals
  • Represents manufacturers and retailers in products liability lawsuits in state and federal courts.
  • Represents employers in Title VII, retaliatory discharge, ERISA, FMLA, ADA, and FLSA and other state and federal law 
  • Represents restaurants and retailers in premises liability and "Dram Shop" suit
  • Represents a variety of professionals in complex multi-party construction litigation
  • Represents insurers in subrogation recovery
  • Provides consultation, seminars and training to employers and insurance professionals on a variety of topics

COURT ADMISSIONS

All State Courts in Tennessee and Kentucky; US District Court of Eastern, Middle and Western Tennessee ; US District Court of Western Kentucky


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association 
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Hamilton Burnett Inns of Court, Master of the Bench

 

SEMINARS AND ARTICLES

Seminars:
“Proposed Overtime Regulations and Memo on Independent Contractors” webinar to HR Professionals
“Lessons Learned” and “Fraudulent Concealment” sessions at 2014 Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel in Asheville, NC
ADA presentations on numerous occasions to HR professionals and attorneys
“Priority Right To Recover for Wrongful Death” multiple occasions for TN claim adjusters
Employment Law “Beyond the Basics" on numerous occasions to attorneys and HR professionals
"AIA Contracts in Tennessee", presented to architects and attorneys

Contributing Articles:
"Court of Appeals affirms Order Compelling Arbitration of Employment Dispute under the Tennessee Uniform Arbitration Act", LWDN Quick Flash
"New Privacy Law Protecting Employee Online Activities", LWDN Quick Flash
"Tennessee Employment Legislation Update", LWDN Quick Flash
"The New Priority Right To Recover for Wrongful Death in Tennessee", DICTA
"The Tennessee Recreational Use Statute and Incentivizing Conservation", Tennessee Bar Journal
"Employee Voting Rights" The Best Defense
"Military Service: Employees' Rights and Employers' Responsibilities", The Best Defense