Stephen A. SwansonAssociate


736 Market Street
Suite 1320
Chattanooga, TN 37402


423.648.9869 (fax)

Professional Profile

Stephen Swanson is an associate in Carr Allison’s Chattanooga (TN) office where his practice focuses on the defense of matters involving premises liability, retail and hospitality and general litigation.

Stephen is admitted to practice in Tennessee and Georgia.  Additionally, he is admitted to practice before all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Stephen went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude.  While in law school, he was the student writing editor for Law Review and a pupil of the Bleckley Inn of Court.  Stephen earned two CALI Awards for the highest grades in Lawyering Foundations I and Research Methods in Law.  Stephen also holds a paralegal certification from Emory University (GA).

A native of Chattanooga (TN), Stephen enjoys hiking, cooking and watching Atlanta Braves baseball.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice



United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia

Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Court of Appeals


BA, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

JD, Georgia State University College of Law, magna cum laude

News Updates About Stephen A. Swanson

Martin and Swanson Obtain Full Dismissal

Carr Allison attorneys Sean W. Martin and Stephen A. Swanson of our Chattanooga (TN) office, obtained a full dismissal with prejudice for a national auto parts store in a case pending in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The case involved an auto accident with a car allegedly leased to Carr Allison’s client […]

Learn More

Martin and Swanson obtained both a Defense Verdict and a Summary Judgment

Carr Allison attorneys Sean W. Martin and Stephen A. Swanson of our Chattanooga (TN) office, obtained both a defense verdict and a summary judgment in the same case in Gwinnett County (GA). The premises liability case against a national restaurant chain began in magistrate court, where Mr. Martin and Mr. […]

Learn More