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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    39 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 15%
    39 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Defective Products: 15%
    39 years, 150 cases
  4. Social Security: 10%
    39 years, 250 cases
  5. Litigation: 10%
    39 years, 4 thousand cases

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  • Amelia G. Crotwell

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Farrell for 11 years. He is always professional, efficient in developing a case, and effective in settlement negotiation and before a jury. I highly recommend him to handle complex injury cases. You can trust him to develop a strategy that gets the best possible result.


    Amelia Crotwell Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Ronald Thomas Hill

    I endorse this lawyer. Having worked with Farrell in a detailed injury case that required careful preparation of difficult facts, I have no hesitation giving him the highest endorsement.


    Ronald Hill Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

McDonald, Levy, Taylor & Crotwell Attorneys at Law

10805 Kingston Pike Suite 200
Knoxville, TN, 37934


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Mid-South Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2014
Civil Pretrial PracticeNational Board of Trial Advocacy2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2012
FellowKnoxville Bar Foundation2012
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2010
Top 100 Attorney in TennesseeNational Trial Lawyers Association2010
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2009
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2006
Certified in Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMcDonald, Levy & Taylor1980 - Present
AttorneyAyres, Parkey, Skaggs & Ware1978 - 1980
AttorneyJ.D. Lee and Associates1975 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1978 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1975 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tennessee Law ReviewProducts Liability- Bystander Recovery in Strict LiabilityN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TennesseeMarketingBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1972
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Bar Association SeminarHow to Win $1,000,000 Jury Verdicts by Those Who’ve Done ItN/A