srw_017 DCWDoug is a principal member of the firm. He graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and received his law degree in Washington, D.C. from the American University, Washington College of Law. While in law school, Doug was a founder and senior editor of the American University Journal of Law and International Policy.
Doug practiced law in the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia until returning to his native Knoxville and joining the firm in 1992. He is licensed to practice in all courts in Tennessee, and is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.

Doug practices in the areas of personal injury, worker’s compensation, Social Security law, nursing home abuse/neglect, defective products and medical malpractice. He and his wife Jill have two children and live in Knoxville. Doug is an avid scuba diver and musician. His comments on the various and sundry may be viewed through his weblog [“blog”],

Doug’s email is