William C. Bovender

1212 North Eastman Road

Kingsport, TN 37664

Phone: (423) 378-8858

Email: bovender@hsdlaw.com

Peer Review Rated
William C. Argabrite

Practice Emphasis:

  • Corporate
  • Litigation


  • B.A. University of North Carolina (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina

Practice Emphasis:

Over 30 years of commercial and employment litigation experience representing both private and public clients, including:

  • Multi-million dollar verdict in favor of a safety company against a software vendor
  • Multi-million dollar settlement for seven electric utilities against a communications conglomerate.
  • Lead counsel for Tri-Cities Airport Commission at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, TN/VA

Three decades of regulatory experience including representing national energy producer/distributors before Tennessee Regulatory Authority.

Designated local counsel in numerous class action cases.


Mr. Bovender is a Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellow and a current and former member of various standing committees of the Tennessee Bar Association. His civic activities include past president of the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce, former board member of the Kingsport Chamber Foundation, former board member of the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce, and former chair of the Paramount Theatre Board in Bristol. Mr. Bovender is active in alumni affairs for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A native of Hickory, North Carolina, he currently resides in Kingsport.


  • U.S. Supreme Court / Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

William C. Bovender

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