J. Michael Haynes received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1973. He served as Assistant Law Director for Knox County from 1976 to 1978 and as Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee from 1978 to 1986. He has practiced law with the firm since 1986, and his practice is primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation, product liability, public utilities, government tort and general accident litigation. Mike served as President of the Knoxville Bar Association (2004) and as an elected Alderman and Vice-Mayor for the Town of Farragut, Tennessee. Mike is a longtime Boy Scout leader, a charter member of the Farragut High School Education Foundation, and currently a Board Member of 91.9 Inc., our local National Public Radio Station (WOUT). He also especially enjoys local and Civil War history research and activities.