Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC is among the fastest growing, full-service law firms in the southeastern United States. We have been providing proven and successful results for our clients for over 100 years. We are staffed with talented and well-respected attorneys spanning most areas of law.
Our attorneys who practice in Memphis, Nashville, Covington, and Oxford have the in-depth knowledge of the complex and challenging environments in which our clients operate. We will utilize our firm’s vast resources to help you reach your goals.
We have deep roots in Memphis and the surrounding communities. Our vision is to build upon our historic success to achieve even greater outcomes for our clients in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Our vision is to build upon our historic success, and to achieve even greater outcomes for all our clients, in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Our expertise adapts to every industry.
Over the years, we have focused on growth and increasing our services to add expertise across numerous industries and practice areas. Our lawyers are engaged in a wide variety of practice areas, including:
A Storied Legacy. A New Chapter.
Harris Shelton was founded by Walter C. Chandler, a philanthropist, civic leader, and longtime public servant who represented Memphis in both the Tennessee and U.S. House of Representatives (authoring the first bankruptcy wage-earner law) as well as for multiple mayoral terms. Mr. Chandler’s most prominent accomplishment in private practice was his representation of the plaintiffs in the landmark U. S. Supreme Court decision in Baker v. Carr, known to all students of constitutional law as the ruling that opened the courthouse to individuals seeking equal representation.
Harris Shelton’s practice includes another well-established Memphis law firm, Hanover Walsh Jalenak & Blair, which traces its origins back more than a century. Hanover Walsh has a similarly prominent historic legacy dating from Joe Hanover’s deciding vote in the Tennessee legislature ratifying the Nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution and establishing a woman’s right to vote and another notable Supreme Court appearance in Citizens for the Preservation of Overton Park, Inc. v. Volpe, a seminal administrative law ruling. The firm’s Supreme Court heritage continues today with our representation of the petitioner in the 2017 decision in Star Athletica, LLC v Varsity Brands, Inc., a copyright infringement case which had significant implications for the multi-billion dollar fashion design industry.