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Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, today announced the addition of attorneys Henry Talbot and Richard Underwood to the firm’s East Memphis location.
Talbot is a litigation associate who concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and his Juris Doctor degree from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis. While in law school, Talbot served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Jon P. McCalla, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, and as a member of the Law Review.
Prior to joining Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, Talbot served an attorney at Farris Bobango, PLC. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2013. His other bar admissions include the Mississippi Bar, the Western District of Tennessee of the U.S. District Court and Sixth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Talbot is a member of both the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations, as well as a board member of the Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum.
Underwood joins Harris Shelton as a member. His litigation practice focuses on the areas of general civil litigation, commercial, employment and personal injury litigation. He has tried more than 150 cases to verdict and has tried cases in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Georgia, in state and federal courts. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Southern Mississippi and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1989.
Since 1997, Mr. Underwood has been AV Peer Review rated, which is the highest possible Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been listed and rated as a Mid‑South Super Lawyer for the past 18 years. He is board certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is also a Rule 31 Mediator.
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.