Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC

617 W. Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
United States
Phone: (865) 292-2307
Fax: (865) 292-2321
Email: sbarrett@hdclaw.com

Edward G. White II

Lawyer Edward G. White IIMember
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone: 865-292-2307
Fax: 865-292-2321
Email: [email protected]
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Edward G. White II received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1983. He has extensive litigation experience in medical, hospital and dental malpractice defense as well medical device matters. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Defense Research Institute and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. In 1997 he served as President of the Knoxville Bar Association and he has also served as treasurer, chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, and as a member of the Board of Governors. In 1992, he was honored as the first recipient of the Knoxville Bar Association’s “President’s Award” for outstanding performance and service to the Bar. In January 2007, 2008, and 2009 he was selected as one of the 150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee in the area of medical malpractice in a poll of leading attorneys, judges, and corporate executives conducted by Business Tennessee magazine. He is a Master of the Bench in the American Inns of Court, Hamilton Burnett Chapter. He is a 2006 Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and a 2003 Fellow of the Knoxville Bar Foundation. Mr. White is a frequent lecturer and writer on medical/legal topics. He serves on the board of various charitable foundations, including the Knoxville Bar Foundation, the Knoxville affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and the Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation. Ted enjoys fly-fishing, hiking and backpacking, sailing, and boating.

  Ted White

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100 percent of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Published Works

  • Recent Medical Malpractice Law Amendments: Defendant’s Perspective , DICTA, May , 2009
  • Banks v. Elks Club Pride of Tennessee: Tennessee Modifies the Common-Law “Original Tortfeasor Rule”, DICTA, May, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, 1992 “President’s Award,” Knoxville Bar Association
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, November 2003
  • Listed as one of Best 150 Lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine, 2007 – 2009
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Knoxville Affiliate, Board of Directors
  • Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation, Board of Directors
  • West High School Foundation
  • Cityview 2011 Top Attorneys – Health Care Law & Medical Malpractice – Defense & Professional Malpractice
  • Best Lawyers in America 2012 – Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2012 – Personal Injury Defense: Medical
  • Cityview 2012 Top Knoxville Attorney – Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Best Lawyers in America 2013 – Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Super Lawyers 2013 – Litigation – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Cityview 2013 Top Knoxville Attorney – Health Care Law; Medical Malpractice-Defense; Medical Malpractice-Plaintiff; Professional Malpractice-Defense
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2013 – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Best Lawyers in America 2014 – Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Cityview 2014 Top Knoxville Attorney – Medical Malpractice – Defense, Healthcare Law, Professional Malpractice – Defense, Professional Malpractice – Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice – Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America 2015 – Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2014 — Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense; also included in Super Lawyers Business Edition
  • Cityview 2015 Top Knoxville Attorney – Professional Malpractice – Plaintiff, Professional Malpractice – Defense, Medical Malpractice – Defense, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice – Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America 2016 – Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants. Listed as Best Lawyer since 2012.
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2015 – PI Medical Malpractice: Defense

Professional Associations and Memberships