Brett Hughes is the managing member of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, and he focuses his practice in commercial litigation, medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, insurance litigation, personal injury and employment-related matters. Mr. Hughes also handles criminal defense matters with an emphasis on white-collar crime and DUI. Before joining the Harris Shelton team in 1998, he worked as an assistant district attorney general for Shelby County.
Over the years, Mr. Hughes has been a speaker at various continuing legal education seminars for the Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations. In addition, he has been a mock trial advisor for Memphis City Schools.
-Martindale Hubble rating – AV® Preeminent™-Best Lawyers in America-Mid-South Super Lawyers-Memphis Business Journal "Best of the Bar (Large Firm)" Finalist 2017-Memphis Business Quarterly Power Player - Personal Injury Law 2013 and 2014-AVVO rating: Superb-Lawyers Journal Club of Memphis -Memphis Bar Association, member-Tennessee Bar Association, member IN THE NEWS-"Hughes Promoted at Harris Shelton" click here.-"Best of the Bar 2017 Finalists Announced" click here.
-Hawkins v. Martin, et al., 2014 WL 2854256, at *1 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2014)-U.S. Bank, N.A. v. Tenn. Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 277 S.W.3d 381 (Tenn. 2009)-Drexel Chemical Company v. Albaugh, Inc., (6th Cir. 2012)-Provident Bank v. Tenn. Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 234 F. Appx. 393, No. 06-5502, 2007 WL 1296033 (6th Cir. 2007)-Howard, et. al v. Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, et al., (Tenn. Ct. App. 2006)-Georgia Cross, et al., v. City of Memphis (Tenn. June 20, 2000)-Hedgepeth, et al., v. State of Tennessee, et al., No. 99-5166. (6th Cir. 2000)-Baptist Memorial Hospital v. Marsaw, 13 F.Supp.2d 696 (W.D. Tenn., July 9, 1998)
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Samford University, J.D., 1996The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, B.A. with honors, 1993
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