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Best Lawyers Names Jeffrey L. Griffin Lawyer of the Year; Eight Attorneys as Ones to Watch

Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC today announced Jeffrey L. Griffin has been named Lawyer of the Year in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Several Harris Shelton attorneys also received recognition in this year’s Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected ranking guide in the legal profession. It recognizes top legal talent in more than 70 countries using peer review methodologies.

Griffin was awarded Lawyer of the Year for his work in health care litigation in Memphis. Best Lawyers presents this designation to only one individual in a given geographical region and practice area each year. His experience extends over two decades of representing hospitals, physicians, advanced practice providers, and other health care professionals. Griffin also represents small and mid-sized businesses and their owners in disputes both within their business, as well as with third parties.

“Jeffrey’s passion and experience in the health care field is an invaluable asset for the firm,” said Harris Shelton Managing Member Brett Hughes. “I’m incredibly proud of Jeffrey and the rest of our team who were recognized in this year’s awards.”

Now in its third edition, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch awards are extended to attorneys in the earlier stages of their legal careers for outstanding professional performance. Those who are recognized are selected following the same peer review process as that of Best Lawyers. Attorneys that received this year’s honor include:

Amber Griffin Shaw – Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs), Memphis

Taylor B. Davidson – Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants), Memphis

Kelsey Duckett – Health Care Law; Trusts and Estates, Memphis

Sara Garner – Health Care Law; Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants), Memphis

Emily Hamm Huseth – Appellate Practice; Health Care Law, Memphis

Megan Lane – Family Law; Health Care Law; Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants), Memphis

Warren A. Stafford – Real Estate Law; Trusts and Estates, Memphis

Henry B. Talbot – Commercial Litigation, Memphis

With each new publication, attorneys must maintain their votes in subsequent polls to remain listed. Harris Shelton attorneys who have received the Best Lawyers designation in 2022 include: Steven Douglass, Paul A. Matthews, John Ryder, James L. Kirby, M. Anderson Cobb, Jr., Charles Drennon, J. Kevin Walsh, Edward J. McKenney, Jr., Neal Graham, Max Shelton, George T. Wheeler, Jr., Abigail Webb Sala, Will Wyatt, Christopher Campbell, Brett Hughes, Karen S. Koplon, Jonathan T. Martin, W. Bradley Gilmer, W. Timothy Hayes, Jr., Jerry O. Potter, James D. Wilson, Barbara B. Lapides, Kannon C. Conway, Allison T. Gilbert, James Jalenak, G. Rice Byars, Jr., Susan Callison, Tricia M. Y. Tweel, and J. Matthew Kirby.

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