Erica D. Green

Erica D. Green

Associate
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone:
865-525-5134
Fax:
865-522-5723
Email:
Erica D. Green joined the firm as an associate following a clerkship with the firm during law school. She is a native of East Tennessee, and, in 2014, she graduated summa cum laude from Tennessee Wesleyan College, where she received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and History and was a Neff Scholar. While at Wesleyan, Ms. Green received the Harry Russell Caldwell Award for excellence in History and the William James Award for excellence in Psychology. She then attended law school on an academic scholarship at the University of Tennessee and graduated cum laude in 2017.

During law school, Ms. Green received Academic Excellence Awards for her performance in Law of the Workplace, International Religious Freedom, Contract Drafting, and Civil Pretrial Litigation. In addition to her studies, she was a member of Law Women and Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law, as well as being a College of Law Ambassador.

After two clerkships with the firm during law school, Ms. Green joined as an associate in 2017. She has a broad practice that focuses generally on assisting employers with a variety of legal needs. Her practice includes employment law, assisting and advising employers on a broad range of employment matters arising under state and federal law; general business; insurance defense; corporate and commercial law; estate planning; and general litigation. She is a member of the Knoxville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations; the Defense Research Institute; and Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. Ms. Green resides in Lenoir City with her husband, Derek, and their Golden Retriever, Sterling.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2017

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Administration
  • General Business

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2018

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. cum laude - 2017
    • Honors: Academic Scholarship
    • Honors: Academic Excellence Awards for outstanding performance in Law of the Workplace, International Religious Freedom, Contract Drafting, and Civil Pretrial Litigation
  • Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens, Tennessee
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2014
    • Major: Psychology and History

Honors and Awards

  • Harry Russell Caldwell History Award
  • William James Psychology Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association