Michael J. PetherickAssociate


651 East 4th Street
Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37403


423-648-9869 (fax)

Professional Profile

Michael J. Petherick is an associate in the Chattanooga, TN office of Carr Allison. Michael’s practice concentrates on matters involving premises liability, construction and complex litigation.

Michael received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) with a major in History.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating cum laude.  While in law school, Michael received several awards, including being named a Tennessee Law Student for Justice which is an honor given by the Tennessee Supreme Court in recognition of pro bono service.  He was also honored with CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for achievement in the studies of Contract Drafting and Civil Pretrial Litigation.  Michael served as Research Editor for the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice, a Senior Staff Member for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law and as an Editor for the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy.

In his free time, Michael enjoys running, fencing, cooking and watching UT football.

Practice Areas

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BA, University of Tennessee (Knoxville), summa cum laude

JD, University of Tennessee College of Law, cum laude


American Bar Association

Knoxville Bar Association

News Updates About Michael J. Petherick

Carr Allison’s Tennessee Office Adds Two Lawyers

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome associates Chancey R. Miller and Michael J. Petherick to the Chattanooga, TN office. Chancey’ s practice will focus on transportation, premises liability and commercial litigation matters.  Chancey graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration in Business Analytics.  He […]

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