Woolf McClane attorneys, Dale C. AllenW. Kyle Carpenterand Howard E. Jarvis, have been recognized by Best Lawyersas a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Knoxville, Tennessee. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year”.

Allen, Dale C.

Dale C. Allen was recognized as the 2019 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year”.  Additionally, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of: Government Relations Practice and Tax Law.

W. Kyle Carpenter was recognized as the 2019 Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”. Additionally, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

Howard E. Jarvis

Howard E. Jarvis was recognized as the 2019 Litigation – Environmental “Lawyer of the Year”. Additionally, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of: Litigation – EnvironmentalPersonal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

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