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Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, today announced that 30 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, while another eight attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the first edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. 

Recognizing attorneys from 78 countries around the world, Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. This honor is awarded to candidates who have been in practice for 10 or more years. Click here to view the list of attorneys who received the Best Lawyers recognition.

Two attorneys on the list received recognition for “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis: Barbara B. Lapides in the practice area of Municipal Law and Jerry O. Potter in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation. Only 5,791 lawyers across 184 metropolitan areas – one attorney per community and specialty – received this recognition. Click here to view the attorneys, past and present, who have received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. 

Now in its first edition, The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch honor is awarded to promising younger attorneys who have been in practice between five and 10 years. Nominees were positively recommended by peers of the legal community and methodology for selection, following the same process as that of Best Lawyers. Click here to view the list of attorneys who received this recognition.

About Harris Shelton

Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC is the result of the joining of two of the oldest law firms in Memphis – Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder PLLC and Hanover, Walsh, Jalenak & Blair PLLC. Together, they have been providing legal solutions to businesses and entrepreneurs for more than 150 years. Employing more than 50 attorneys, Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh is one of the largest law firms in Memphis and has offices in Nashville and Covington, Tennessee and Oxford, Mississippi.

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