The Newton Firm Opens In North Chattanooga

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mike and Chris Newton of The Newton Firm, PC announce the opening of their new law practice in North Chattanooga. With an emphasis on personal injury litigation, disability claims, wills and estates and business disputes, the Newton Firm brings its clients over 50 years of combined legal and business experience.  

Mike Newton has over 25 years of legal experience. He spent a majority of his career as a partner in a regional law firm where he represented national insurers, 'big box' retail stores, national restaurant chains and other major corporations and businesses. From automobile accidents, slip and fall incidents, workers compensation claims and dog bite cases to defective products and tractor-trailer accidents, Mr. Newton has a broad range of trial and litigation experience.  He is one of a small number of lawyers who has been designated as a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has also been recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer since 2013. Mike Newton's practice is now focused on helping individuals and families who have been injured due to the fault or negligence of another. 

Chris Newton brings over 25 years of legal and business experience to the Newton Firm, PC.  For over a decade, Chris Newton worked as an in-house attorney for one of the largest disability insurance companies. In that capacity, he handled a substantial number of litigated matters throughout the country, involving both individual disability insurance policies and group disability insurance policies governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"). Chris Newton now brings this experience to the Newton Firm, PC, as he seeks to help individuals who have been denied, or are seeking disability insurance benefits.  Chris Newton will also focus his attention on representing clients in all stages of social security disability proceedings, general business matters and wills, trusts and estates. In addition to being an attorney, Chris Newton is also a certified public accountant, whose experience includes work with a "big four" accounting firm. 

For more information visit www.thenewtonfirm.com.  

The Newton Firm, PC is at 1016 Dallas Road, Suite 204 in North Chattanooga.  Mike and Chris Newton may be contacted at 498-3591 or mnewton@thenewtonfirm.com and cnewton@thenewtonfirm.com.




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