Leslie Townsend Foster

SMRW: 423.756.7000
FAX: 423.756.4801
EMAIL: ltf@smrw.com



Civil Litigation
Medical Malpractice Defense
Professional Liability
Insurance Defense Law



Leslie T. Foster is a member of the firm’s healthcare and litigation practice groups. She has a wide-range of experience in litigation. A significant amount of her focus is in the healthcare field, defending hospitals, physicians and long-term care facilities against claims of medical malpractice. Her liability defense experience also includes personal injury litigation, premises liability, employment law, and professional liability.    



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


Education/Academic Honors

  • Lipscomb University, B.A. with honors, 2005
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2008
  • Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator


Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Justices Brock and Cooper Inn of Court
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • LTC-Risk Legal Forum



  • Chattanooga Inner City Outreach, Volunteer
  • Hospice of Chattanooga, Inc., Volunteer


Practice Area

  • Healthcare
  • Litigation