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Who We Are

At Harris Shelton, we deliver consistent and successful results by building true partnerships with our clients. We achieve this by our firm’s understanding of the industries and the economic climates in which they operate and the potential legal industries that impact their businesses and livelihoods.

With 50 lawyers, we are one of the largest firms in the Memphis area. However, we are a homegrown firm, meaning, we can offer competitive rates and personalized attention multi-office law firms cannot. Our attorneys and staff reflect our deep roots, understanding and commitment to the local community.

Our dedication and focus on our clients’ goals runs through all of our legal services - from crafting complex estate plans and trusts; counseling businesses in regulatory compliance; and navigating through the myriad challenges of business transactions in an ever-changing global economy.

Simply put, what is best for the client is best for us. Case by case, working towards a common goal, we want the optimum outcome. We are, indeed, the voice of the client.

Posted By Amber Griffin Shaw, On Oct 14, 2020
A Night at the United States Supreme Court 

The privilege of working alongside retired Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Lyle Reid was one I held for almost 10 years.  As an associate, having him in the same practice where I was learning taught me more than I ever could’ve learned from books. Through the years, I watched as Justice Reid was invited annually to attend the Conference of Chief Justices event, in which Chief Justices from around the country are invited by the United States Supreme Court to convene, enjoy dinner, and learn from one another. One of the highlights of the event is attending dinner at the U.S. Supreme Court, along with several of the Supreme Court Justices. 

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Posted By Jacob Swatley , On Oct 01, 2020
A Rundown of the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act

The Tennessee House and Senate both passed the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act, requiring a claimant filing a COVID-19 lawsuit against individuals, businesses, schools or healthcare providers in Tennessee to prove gross negligence or willful misconduct by clear and convincing evidence. On Monday, August 17, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed the bill into law. 

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