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C. Christopher Brown

Member

+ CBrown 2014

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

chris.brown@leitnerfirm.com

865-342-4915 (direct)
865-934-4915 (direct fax)

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

General Liability
Transportation Law
Premises Liability
Workers' Compensation

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

Tennessee

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1993

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1998 (summa cum laude)

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mr. Brown has practiced with the firm since 2002 and has been a Member of the firm since 2008.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of workers' compensation and general liability defense, primarily premises and auto liability.  He also has a background in defense of governmental entities, having formerly served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Representative Client Work

Extensive workers' compensation defense experience including multiple defense verdicts by motion, at trial and on appeal on issues of notice of injury, causation, last injurious exposure, independent contractor, and statute of limitations

Defense verdicts in jury cases involving insurance coverage, auto liability, and products liability

General insurance defense work inlcudes premises liability, auto liability, trucking liability, coverage and arson

Court Admissions

Tennessee; US District Court of Eastern Tennessee

Professional Affiliations

Tennessee Bar Association

Knoxville Bar Association

Hamilton Burnett Inns of Court

PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES

Tennessee Construction Service Providers Must Carry Workers' Comp Insurance, effective March 1, 2011

Three LWDN Cases featured in Tennessee Bar Association newsletter