Mr. McKoon is a seasoned litigator having represented clients at both the state and federal level in disputes such as unfair competition, raiding claims, gender, race and national origin harassment and discrimination claims, suits to enforce non-competition, non-solicitation, and "shop rights" provisions, protection of trade secrets, breaches of contract, audit malpractice, conversion, probate and estate disputes, and various torts including catastrophic injury claims.
Fielding H. Atchley, Jr. has been engaged in the general practice of law in the greater Chattanooga area for over 40 years. He is a third generation lawyer, following both his father, Fielding Atchley, and his grandfather, J.F. Atchley, in the general practice in Chattanooga. He has been practicing with his son, Trevor F. Atchley, since 2008 and had the privilege of practicing with J.W. (Bill) Dietzen and his brother Richard for 31 years.
A native of Soddy Daisy, Mr Stulce was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1977. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Receiving his B.S. in 1974 and his J.D. in 1976. He is a member of the Tennessee and Chattanooga Bar Associations. His areas of practice include Business Litigation, Municipal, Construction, Corporate Law, Real Estate, Probate, Personal Injury, and Products Liability. Mr. Stulce serves as City Attorney for the City of Red Bank and sits as a Judge for the City of Lakesite. He is involved in many civic and community organizations. Mr. Stulce has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. He is among the First in Tennessee to obtain this certification.
Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Judge Williams achieved his life long dream of becoming a Judge in March 1991. In his first political race, obtaining 56% of the vote, he won election as Judge of the Chattanooga City Court for a term of eight years. His judicial style, no-nonsense approach and unusual alternative sentences have gained him national attention along with numerous awards and honors. He was featured on the initial segment of CBS's "Street Stories" hosted by Ed Bradley; and has appeared on CNN, the 700 Club, and in JET, NEWSWEEK, READER'S DIGEST, SOUTHERN LIVING and other publications.
Attorney, Clayton M. Whittaker is an attorney licensed in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. Admitted to the highest courts of these states, the Supreme Court of the United States, the 6th and 11th Circuits courts of appeals, and the District Courts in the Eastern District of Tennessee and the Northern District of Georgia, he has represented clients in these courts throughout his 27 years of the practice of law.
William R. Wayland, Jr., born Nashville, Tennessee. Admitted to bar 1978, Tennessee. Graduate of Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1977
Trevor is a fourth generation lawyer. He began practicing law in 2008, when he joined his father and Bill Dietzen, his father’s long time law partner, at the firm Dietzen & Atchley, where he spent his formative years as a young attorney and benefitted greatly from the mentorship his father and Mr. Dietzen provided. Unfortunately, Mr. Dietzen passed away in March 2015. Trevor joined McKoon, Williams, Atchley & Stanley, PLLC, in December 2015.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Erika attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she received a B.S. in 2012, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she received a J.D. in 2016. Erika joined McKoon, Williams, Atchley, & Stulce in July 2018.