Harris Shelton Managing Member Brett Hughes Selected as Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation

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April 26, 2022
Memphis, Tennessee, April 26, 2022 – Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, today announced that Brett Hughes has been recognized as a Fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation.

Attorneys and judges are nominated to become Fellows in recognition of their distinguished service to the legal profession and their adherence to the highest standards of professional ethics and conduct. Each year, the Foundation selects a new class of nominees.

“As a long-time member of the Memphis Bar Association, it’s an honor to be recognized by the philanthropic side of the organization,” said Brett Hughes, Harris Shelton Managing Member. “The Foundation has an extended history of well-known Fellows, and I am humbled to be named a member of the 2022 class alongside an impressive group of legal talent.”

Hughes is the managing member of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC. Before joining the firm in 1998, he served as an assistant district attorney general for Shelby County. He primarily works with businesses, including as an outside corporate counsel, to assist them with their commercial litigation, transactional, contract, employment, non-compete and insurance issues. He also frequently represents hospitals, healthcare professionals, lawyers, architects and engineers defending professional negligence claims, and assists individuals with their contract and personal injury matters.

Harris Shelton’s award-winning team of more than 50 highly skilled attorneys is licensed to practice in 12 states and covers a broad range of over 62 practice areas.

About Memphis Bar Foundation
The Memphis Bar Foundation was established in 1982 by eighteen charter fellows to serve as the philanthropic arm of the Memphis Bar Association.  The Memphis Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, which provides a platform for attorneys and others in the legal profession to give back to the community through tax-deductible contributions.  The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directions, who serve a two-year term.  The Memphis Bar Foundation is housed at and receives staff support from the Memphis Bar Association.

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. 
Beth Wilson