Everett L. Hixson III

Associate

P
(423) 205-2962
F
(423) 373-1435
201 W. Main Street
Suite 105
Chattanooga
,
TN
37408

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Litigation

Construction Litigation and Construction Defect

Employment Law and Labor Relations

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Insurance Coverage Analysis and Litigation

Professional Liability

Product Liability

Real Estate

Subrogation

Tort Liability

Workers' Compensation

Admissions

Tennessee

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

J.D., 2014

University of Tennessee

B.A., 2010

Everett (Rett) L. Hixson III maintains a robust defense litigation practice representing individuals, businesses and insurance carriers in a variety of matters such as commercial litigation, employment law, construction defect, professional liability, general liability, insurance coverage analysis and creditor’s rights.

In the area of litigation, Rett has handled various commercial disputes such as class and collective actions, landlord and real estate disputes and intellectual property matters pertaining to trademark rights. He is experienced in handling a variety of general liability cases involving construction defects and personal injury suits, plus casualty matters, including coverage disputes and bad-faith litigation.

Rett has a significant employment law and labor relations practice which includes handling matters regarding the enforcement of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, discrimination claims, retaliation and wrongful-discharge claims. He is skilled in representing employers in federal and state courts litigation encompassing Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, TPPA and THRA cases.  

Prior to joining the firm, Rett was an associate attorney for a Chattanooga law firm practicing commercial and general litigation. While in law school, Rett was the research editor for The University of Memphis Law Review, excelled at pretrial litigation, winning the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and served as a judicial extern for United States Magistrate Judge Charmaine G. Claxton for the Western District of Tennessee.

Professional Associations

Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Articles

“All Losers Should Pay in Tennessee: How to Amend T.C.A. Section 20-12-119 to Deter Meritless Claims,” 44 U. MEM. L. REV. 183 (2013)

Community Service

The McCallie School, Five Year, Ten Year, and Fifteen Year Reunion Committee

Salvation Army, Echelon Board

University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Committee

Hamilton County Juvenile Court, youth court volunteer

 

Everett (Rett) L. Hixson III maintains a robust defense litigation practice representing individuals, businesses and insurance carriers in a variety of matters such as commercial litigation, employment law, construction defect, professional liability, general liability, insurance coverage analysis and creditor’s rights.

In the area of litigation, Rett has handled various commercial disputes such as class and collective actions, landlord and real estate disputes and intellectual property matters pertaining to trademark rights. He is experienced in handling a variety of general liability cases involving construction defects and personal injury suits, plus casualty matters, including coverage disputes and bad-faith litigation.

Rett has a significant employment law and labor relations practice which includes handling matters regarding the enforcement of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, discrimination claims, retaliation and wrongful-discharge claims. He is skilled in representing employers in federal and state courts litigation encompassing Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, TPPA and THRA cases.  

Prior to joining the firm, Rett was an associate attorney for a Chattanooga law firm practicing commercial and general litigation. While in law school, Rett was the research editor for The University of Memphis Law Review, excelled at pretrial litigation, winning the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and served as a judicial extern for United States Magistrate Judge Charmaine G. Claxton for the Western District of Tennessee.

Professional Associations

Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Articles

“All Losers Should Pay in Tennessee: How to Amend T.C.A. Section 20-12-119 to Deter Meritless Claims,” 44 U. MEM. L. REV. 183 (2013)

Community Service

The McCallie School, Five Year, Ten Year, and Fifteen Year Reunion Committee

Salvation Army, Echelon Board

University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Committee

Hamilton County Juvenile Court, youth court volunteer

 

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