Nathan D. Rowell

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

After clerking for two appellate judges, Nathan Rowell began practicing with the Firm in 1997, and   became a partner in 2003. He concentrates his practice on governmental and medical malpractice defense.

Mr. Rowell is actively involved in the profession and the community. He is a 2006 graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law program.  He served on the Editorial Board of the Tennessee Bar Journal for ten years, and is a Fellow of the Young Lawyers Division and the Tennessee Bar Foundation. He is also involved with the Knoxville Bar Association, serves as past president of the Wesley House Community Center, serves on the Board of Directors of the Community School of the Arts and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Church Street United Methodist Church.

Mr. Rowell is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale – Hubbell.

EDUCATION:

University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1995, J.D. Law Review: Tennessee Law Review, Member
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1991, B.S.

PRACTICE FOCUS:

Civil Rights
Employment Law
Governmental Tort Law
Appellate Practice

ADMISSIONS:

Tennessee, 1995
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1996
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2001
U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

HONORS AND AWARDS:

American Juris Prudence Award for Trial Practice
Tennessee Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Editorial Board, Tennessee Bar Journal, 1998 – 2008
American Inn of Court Master of the Bar
Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Fellow
Tennessee Leadership Law, Class of 2006, Steering Committee 2009, 2010
Phi Delta Phi 

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