G. Michael Luhowiak

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



Construction Law
Employment Law
Professional Liability Defense
Insurance Defense
Estate Administration



G. Michael Luhowiak has over 40 years of experience in the general practice of law with an emphasis in litigation. He has tried a multitude of cases in the Circuit and Chancery Courts of the State of Tennessee and also in the Federal Court System representing primarily defendants. The focus of his trial practice has been in the areas of construction law, employment law, insurance law, personal injury and professional negligence. He also practices in the estate administration and probate areas.



  • Tennessee, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee


Education/Academic Honors

  • University of Tennessee, B.S., 1964; J.D., 1972


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association (Secretary-Treasurer, 1998; President-Elect, 1999; President, 2000)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Inns of Court (Master of the Bench)
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Chattanooga Bar Foundation, Fellow



  • American Heart Association
  • Volunteer Community School


Practice Area

  • Litigation
  • Tax, Trust & Estate