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Tonya K. Cammon

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Tonya Cammon focuses her practice on employment, health law and civil litigation. Having a medical background allows Ms. Cammon to provide her health care clients with legal representation shaped by her clinical knowledge. In addition to providing defense of medical malpractice claims, she guides her clients through the maze of state and federal regulations which affect every medical provider. Ms. Cammon represents both employers and employees before state and federal agencies on employment-related matters, and she has an active employment litigation practice. Ms. Cammon has extensive mediation experience, both as a mediator and as an advocate for her clients. Prior to entry into private practice, Ms. Cammon served as law clerk to the late Honorable Armis Hawkins, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi.

Ms. Cammon is a member of the Federal, Tennessee, and Chattanooga Bar Associations.She currently serves as Chair of the Access to Justice Task Force for the Federal Bar Association and is a former 6th Circuit Vice President of that organization.She is a former Board Member and President of the Chattanooga Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.Ms. Cammon has received numerous awards for her work with the Chattanooga and Tennessee Bar Associations, and is a former member of the CBA’s Board of Governors.The Federal, Tennessee and Chattanooga Bar Foundations have all honored Ms. Cammon by electing her a Fellow, and she was also named a Fellow of the TBA’s YLD. Ms. Cammon is a former President and Board Member of the Southeast Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women. She was appointed to serve on Chattanooga’ Human Rights/Human Relations Commission, and she formerly served as Chair of the Southeast Development District's Advisory Council for the Tennessee Economic Council on Women.After having served as a member of the State Advisory Committee for Project Citizen, a civics education program for middle school students, Ms. Cammon was asked to serve on the Advisory Committee to establish AMC3, a collegiate, appellate moot court competition.

An active community leader, Ms. Cammon is on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Council of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, serving as its current Vice President of Membership.She will assume the role of VP of Education in the fall of 2018.Ms. Cammon also serves on the Board of Chattanooga Room in the Inn, an organization for assisting homeless women and children.Formerly, she was a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Memorial Health Care Foundation, and she served as a member of the Board and Board Chair of the AIM Center. Girls, Inc., has honored Ms. Cammon with its “UnBought & UnBossed” award, and she has done volunteer work with other non-profit organizations related to education, health, the arts, and animal rights. She is married to Barry Cammon, and they live on Lookout Mountain with two rescue dogs. Ms. Cammon is a classically-trained pianist, and she enjoys reading, cooking, sports and traveling.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    J.D. - 1992
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
    M.T. - 1984
  • Millsaps College
    B.S. - 1982

Honors

  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD "Enterprise Award", 1996 - Present
  • Chattanooga Bar Association "President's Award", 1997 - Present
  • Chattanooga Bar Association "Albert L. Hodge Volunteer Award", 1999 - Present
  • Girls, Inc. "UnBought & UnBossed Award", 2009 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Southeast Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women

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