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John T. Johnson Jr. - Knoxville, TN

800 South Gay StreetSuite 2500 Knoxville, TN 37929- 9702

Updated: 10/14/2022

Knoxville General Litigation Lawyer


John T. (Tom) Johnson, Jr., is a highly skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable civil trial lawyer who has over 48 years of jury trial experience. He is passionate about providing ethical, efficient, and effective representation for his clients in his practice areas of General Litigation, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage and Arson and Fire Claims...

About John T. Johnson Jr.

Practice Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Arson Investigation and Fire Insurance Claims

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, Managing Partner 2010-2012


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Other Affiliations

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Master of the Bench, Hamilton Burnett American Inns of Court
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Knoxville Bar Foundation, Fellow


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1973
    Honors: Graduated with Honors
  • University of Tennessee, 1971
    Honors: Graduated with Honors

Past Positions

  • Kramer Rayson LLP, Managing Partner, 2010 to 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former Elder of Farragut Church of Christ
  • Former member of Town of Farragut Board of Zoning Appeals



  • American College of Trial Lawyers, since 2015
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, since 1995
  • Best Lawyers in America, since 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, 2016 and 2019
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Since 2008
  • City View Top Attorney for Multiple Areas of Practice
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

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Office Information


800 South Gay StreetSuite 2500 Knoxville, TN 37929- 9702


  • 865-522-5723

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