Drew H. Reynolds

SMRW: 423.756.7000
DIRECT: 423.757.0431
FAX: 423.756.4801
EMAIL: dhr@smrw.com



Health Care Liability Defense
Governmental Tort Liability Defense
Insurance Defense
Civil Litigation
Appellate Advocacy



Drew H. Reynolds joined the firm as an Associate in September of 2008 after graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He was named a Shareholder in January 2014.

Drew concentrates his practice on Health Care Liability Defense, Governmental Tort Liability Defense, Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, and Appellate Advocacy. His experience in these areas has helped him successfully defend his clients by obtaining dismissals by way of motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment and by defending those dismissals on appeal. Drew also has experience representing health care providers before the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners in connection with investigations performed by the Tennessee Department of Health Office of Investigations, representing clients in contract disputes, defending claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act, and defending tort claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents from the perspective of liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance carriers.

Drew grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee, and attended the University of Virginia, where he majored in English Language and Literature and minored in Spanish. He and his wife, Sally, live in North Chattanooga with their Golden Doodle, Hazelnut.



  • Tennessee, 2008
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2015


Education/Academic Honors

  • University of Virginia, B.A. in English Language and Literature, 2005
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2008


Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Member of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2018
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
    • Secretary/Treasurer (2016)
    • Vice President/President Elect (2017)
    • President (2018)


Practice Area

  • Health Care Liability
  • Governmental Tort Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Appellate Advocacy