Memphis, Tennessee, August 26, 2021 – Harris Shelton, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, today announced that 30 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, and another six attorneys have been named in the second edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. 

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. Honorees are seasoned legal professionals who have typically practiced for more than 10 years. To view a list of the Harris Shelton attorneys who received the Best Lawyer distinction, click here.

Three attorneys received inclusion on the list for “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis: Steven Douglass for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Matthew Kirby for his work in the practice area of Workers’ Compensation Law and Edward McKenney, Jr. for his work in Municipal Law. Every year, special recognition is given to a single lawyer with the highest overall peer-review ranking in a specific practice area and designated geographic location. To view a comprehensive list of Harris Shelton attorneys who have been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis, click here.

Now in its second edition, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch awards are extended to attorneys who are in the earlier stages of their legal careers for outstanding professional performance in private practice. Those who are recognized are selected following the same peer review process as that of Best Lawyers. To view the list of Harris Shelton attorneys who received this recognition, click here.

Learn more about Best Lawyers methodology here.