Harrison, J. Eric

  • Member




(865) 546-1001

J. ERIC HARRISON is a Member in the Knoxville, Tennessee office of the firm, which he re-joined in October 2014. His law practice includes a focus on employers' general liability defense, workers’ compensation defense, business contracts and employment law. Eric also practices in the areas of municipal and zoning law, construction law and other general litigation matters, and he is an approved Rule 31 Listed Mediator by the Tennessee Supreme Court. He is a Morristown, Tennessee native who relocated to the area when he opened his own office in 1999.  Eric received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and his law degree from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law. He has practiced in all levels of State and Federal courts throughout Tennessee and has been admitted to practice before the Tennessee Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court. Eric is a member of the Hamblen County Bar Association.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Liability Defense
  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • Business Contracts
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Municipal and Zoning Law
  • Construction Law
  • General Litigation
  • Mediation - Rule 31 Listed Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Rule 31 Listed Family Law Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S. - 1990
    • Major: Biology
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hamblen County Bar Association, Member