Barret S. Albritton

Partner

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(423) 910-2200
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(423) 373-1435
Chattanooga, TN
201 W. Main Street
Suite 105
Chattanooga
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TN
37408
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PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law and Labor Relations

Construction Litigation and Construction Defect

Professional Liability

Product Liability

Subrogation

Tort Liability

Workers' Compensation

Admissions

Tennessee

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Education

Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law

J.D., 2003

Middle Tennessee State University

B.S., 2000, cum laude

Barret S. Albritton brings over 18 years of experience representing and defending businesses, large self-insured organizations, insurance carriers, and employers in various general liability and casualty defense matters, workers’ compensation claims, and employment law and workplace-related issues.

Barret S. Albritton brings over 18 years of experience representing and defending businesses, large self-insured organizations, insurance carriers, and employers in various general liability and casualty defense matters, workers’ compensation claims, and employment law and workplace-related issues.

Barret, an experienced trial lawyer, represents clients in federal and state courts across Tennessee and the southeastern United States.

Barret has a multifaceted practice that includes many areas of litigation. In the area of general liability and casualty defense, he defends clients in professional negligence claims revolving around E&O liability, legal malpractice, and title company liability. He is also accomplished in counseling secondary education institutions including various colleges and universities in risk management policies and procedures pertaining to general liability matters, specifically regarding sexual misconduct and Title IX litigation. In the area of tort litigation, Barret’s work includes automobile liability claims, contractor liability on large scale highway construction projects, contractor liability in residential construction, home inspectors’ liability in mold cases, medical device product liability for manufacturers and distributors, and product liability for large chain distribution centers.

Rounding out his capabilities is Barret’s efforts to protect the interests of his clients by counseling them on the adoption of best practices and risk management, in order to avoid the hazards and expense of litigation when possible. He is also a frequent lecturer and national presenter on risk management-related topics.

An active member of his community, Barret is involved with several associations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chattanooga, Hope’s Haven, Leadership Chattanooga, and Brock-Cooper American Inns of Court.

Professional Associations

Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Young Lawyers Division of Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association

Articles

Relevant Tennessee Case Law and/or Statutes Relating to Daubert and Its Progeny, Co-Author, Published in: ALFA Compendium: Tennessee Law Update

Presentations

Defendant’s Perspective: Defending a U/M Claim in Tennessee, TennBarU: CLE for Tennessee Tort and Insurance Forum, Chattanooga, TN, 2010 & 2011

Workers Compensation Law & Practice, Chattanooga, TN, July 2011, Sterling Education Services

Handling Workers’ Compensation Cases in Tennessee, Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Multi-State Presentation

Community Service

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chattanooga (2009-Present, Immediate Past President)

Hope’s Haven (Board Member 2020-present)

Chattanooga Kidney Foundation Dare to Dance (Participant, Event Chair 2019,2020)

Leadership Chattanooga (2011 Class)

Chattanooga Legal Professionals Association (2011)

Brock-Cooper American Inns of Court (2007-2009, 2011-present)

Hospice of Chattanooga (Endowment Committee, 2005-2007)

Legal Aid of East Tennessee (Pro Bono Committee, Fundraising)

Barret S. Albritton brings over 18 years of experience representing and defending businesses, large self-insured organizations, insurance carriers, and employers in various general liability and casualty defense matters, workers’ compensation claims, and employment law and workplace-related issues.

Barret, an experienced trial lawyer, represents clients in federal and state courts across Tennessee and the southeastern United States.

Barret has a multifaceted practice that includes many areas of litigation. In the area of general liability and casualty defense, he defends clients in professional negligence claims revolving around E&O liability, legal malpractice, and title company liability. He is also accomplished in counseling secondary education institutions including various colleges and universities in risk management policies and procedures pertaining to general liability matters, specifically regarding sexual misconduct and Title IX litigation. In the area of tort litigation, Barret’s work includes automobile liability claims, contractor liability on large scale highway construction projects, contractor liability in residential construction, home inspectors’ liability in mold cases, medical device product liability for manufacturers and distributors, and product liability for large chain distribution centers.

Rounding out his capabilities is Barret’s efforts to protect the interests of his clients by counseling them on the adoption of best practices and risk management, in order to avoid the hazards and expense of litigation when possible. He is also a frequent lecturer and national presenter on risk management-related topics.

An active member of his community, Barret is involved with several associations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chattanooga, Hope’s Haven, Leadership Chattanooga, and Brock-Cooper American Inns of Court.

Professional Associations

Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Young Lawyers Division of Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association

Articles

Relevant Tennessee Case Law and/or Statutes Relating to Daubert and Its Progeny, Co-Author, Published in: ALFA Compendium: Tennessee Law Update

Presentations

Defendant’s Perspective: Defending a U/M Claim in Tennessee, TennBarU: CLE for Tennessee Tort and Insurance Forum, Chattanooga, TN, 2010 & 2011

Workers Compensation Law & Practice, Chattanooga, TN, July 2011, Sterling Education Services

Handling Workers’ Compensation Cases in Tennessee, Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Multi-State Presentation

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Articles & Blogs
A Change of Season Often Brings Out Unique Workers’ Compensation Coverage Questions
A Change of Season Often Brings Out Unique Workers’ Compensation Coverage Questions
A Change of Season Often Brings Out Unique Workers’ Compensation Coverage Questions
June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021