Steven D. Lipsey


University of Tennessee (B.S., 1977; M.B.A., 1980; J.D., 1980)

Admitted to Tennessee Bar, 1980;
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1981;
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1982;
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005;
U.S. District Court, Middle and Western District of Tennessee, 2006.


  • Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Performance in Creditors Rights
  • Member: Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Past President of the Board of Directors for Good Shepherd Counseling Center which provides christian based marriage and family counseling
  • Past President of the Board of Directors for East Tennessee Christian Services (now known as Tennessee Children’s Home) a local foster care and adoption agency
  • Vice Chairman of the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce Update: Past Board Member, Treasurer, and Vice Chairman
  • Elder of Hardin Valley Church of Christ
  • Cityview Top Attorney: 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and Golden Gavel – 2021
  • Board of Directors, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute
  • Fellow of the Knoxville Bar Foundation – Read the Press Release
  • Treasurer for Cub Scout Pack 12, Great Smoky Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America