Steve Darden Appointed to Board of the East Tennessee Foundation

March 2019

Hunter, Smith & Davis is pleased to recognize the appointment of managing partner Steve Darden to a three-year term as a board member of the East Tennessee Foundation, a prominent public charity and community foundation that serves 25 east Tennessee Counties.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization that was established in 1986. It is comprised of 437 philanthropic funds and 9 supporting organizations with over $446 million in assets as of December 2018. Since its founding, the Foundation has awarded over $308 million in grants through its competitive grantmaking process. In 2018 alone, it awarded 115 new educational scholarships totaling $802,500.00.

Steve Darden serves as the firm’s Managing Partner and as Chair of the Labor & Employment practice. He defends employers and their EPLI insurance carriers (if applicable) in employment practices liability cases. Such cases involve claims of discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination. He also maintains a traditional labor relations practice.

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