East Memphis
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

George Wheeler concentrates his practice in the areas of health law, civil litigation, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, business law and litigation, and trademark registration and litigation. He has significant experience in these areas and in drafting and negotiating physician-hospital arrangements and contracts; providing legal counsel to various hospitals, physician groups and other health care providers; in registration and protection of trademarks; and in negotiating, drafting and enforcement of contracts for businesses and individuals. In addition, he has an active litigation practice with extensive experience in personal injury and business litigation and arbitration, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

Before joining the Harris Shelton team in 1977, Mr. Wheeler worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Harry Wellford, U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.

  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1977
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville, B.S., 1974

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1977

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America (listed for more than twenty years)
  • Best Lawyers, 2017 and 2019 Memphis Health Care Lawyer of the Year
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Inside Memphis Business- Business Litigation Power Player (2015 – present )
  • Martindale Hubbell rating – AV® Preeminent™

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member of Litigation and Health Law sections
  • Memphis and Shelby County Bar Association, Member
  • Memphis Bar Association, Member of Health Law section
  • American Health Lawyers Association, member
  • Tennessee Health Law Forum