Lewis C. Foster, Jr.

Lewis C. Foster, Jr.

Areas of Practice

Business Law: Corporate,

Litigation: Business and Commercial Disputes


Phone: (865) 546-0500

Fax: (865) 525-5293

Email: LFoster@emlaw.com


J.D., University of Tennessee, 1967

B.S. Business Administration (Finance), University of Tennessee, 1964


U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990

U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

U.S. Tax Court, 1978

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1968

Tennessee, 1967


Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation

Fellow, Knoxville Bar Foundation

Member, Non-Profit Corporate Law Revision Committee—Tennessee Bar Association, 1986-1987

President, Southern Golf Association, 2005, 2006

Director, Southern Golf Association, 1989-Present

President Tennessee Golf Association

Director, Tennessee Golf Association 1988-Present

Director, Tennessee Golf Foundation


Lewis Foster's practice chiefly focuses on general business law and business transactions. He also counsels clients in hospital law and regulations, representing both privately and publicly owned hospitals and medical facilities. His practice also includes timber and mineral law, including mining and oil and gas transactions.

Lewis is a past President and Chairman of Egerton McAfee.

Upon graduating from law school, Lewis served as Law Clerk to Justice Ross W. Dyer of the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1967-1968. He also served as a Field Attorney for the Regulatory Boards, State of Tennessee before entering private practice. Lewis joined Egerton, McAfee in 1972.

Lewis is a member of the Eastern Mineral Law Foundation, as well as the Knoxville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also a Fellow in the Tennessee Bar Foundation and Knoxville Bar Foundation.

Lewis was a member of the University of Tennessee golf team while an undergraduate, and has been heavily involved in the administrative side of golf for many years. He has served as a Rules Official in national, regional, and local golf tournaments, and for many years was the Official in Charge of the local qualifying for the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur Championships. He has been a Director of the Tennessee and Southern Golf Associations for many years, and is a Past President of both Associations. He was also a member of the Regional Affairs Committee of the United States Golf Association.