Dan R. Pilkington

Phone: (865) 637-1700
Fax:(865) 525-2514
E-mail:
dpilkington@watsonroach.com

Dan Pilkington is a member of the firm.  Mr. Pilkington represents individuals, businesses, and governmental entities. He focuses his practice on litigation and has handled complex litigation in both State and Federal Courts. He is an experienced trial litigator and has appeared regularly before the Tennessee Court of Appeals as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Mr. Pilkington also consults with and represents business entities dealing with employer/employee relations, transactions, contracts, and purchase agreements.

An East Tennessee native, Dan Pilkington attended East Tennessee State University where he obtained his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mr. Pilkington was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2005. In addition, he is also admitted before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. Pilkington is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

EDUCATION:

University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2005, J.D.
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2002, B.B.A.

PRACTICE FOCUS:

Civil litigation
Insurance defense
Governmental tort law
Civil rights
Environmental law

ADMISSIONS:

Tennessee, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2006
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit (2008)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Tennessee Bar Association
Knoxville Bar Association
American Inns of Court
Knoxville Barristers

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