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McDonald, Levy & Taylor

United States 2024


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McDonald, Levy & Taylor, PLLC was founded in 1980 by Marty McDonald and Farrell A. Levy. The firm is conveniently located in the western suburbs of Knoxville, Tennessee in the Town of Farragut. McDonald, Levy and Taylor engages in the general practice of law, with an emphasis on civil litigation. Attorneys in the firm practice in all state, federal, trial, and appellate courts, and have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous thoughtful personal injury matters, including products liability and medical malpractice cases. Other areas of practice include domestic relations, nursing home injuries, wills and estates, elder law, , construction and commercial litigation.

The goal of McDonald, Levy & Taylor is to provide its clients with competent legal representation and the highest degree of professional excellence. To help achieve this goal, the firm’s attorneys participate in numerous professional organizations, and also regularly attend and often speak at legal education seminars. McDonald, Levy and Taylor has also been a leader in utilizing sophisticated computer technology to better serve and communicate with its clients.

Various attorneys in our firm have been honored by their peers. Mr. Levy has been selected multiple times by his peers as a Mid-South Super Lawyer. Being named as Super Lawyer is a great honor as only 5% of the attorneys in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are chosen. The selection process, which is merit based, involves peer nominations with ballots mailed to 23,000 Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee lawyers, a blue-ribbon panel review and independent research on candidates.

Mr. Levy is also a member of the Litigation Counsel of America, which is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Additionally, Charles G. Taylor has undertaken the necessary training to be recognized as Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediators.

We are also proud that we employ experienced highly trained legal assistants. Many on our staff have been with the firm for more than twenty years. Our staff includes Certified Legal Assistants who assist the attorneys in preparing cases and communicating with clients.

You can be assured that the attorneys and staff at McDonald, Levy & Taylor will provide you with competent legal representation.


McDonald, Levy & Taylor is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Tier 2 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 3 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Tier 2 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 3 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Aviation Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

McDonald, Levy & Taylor has 2 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made McDonald, Levy & Taylor eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Farrell A. Levy
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