Neal & Harwell, PLC was recognized for its General Commercial Litigation – Tennessee practice in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA directory of recommended lawyers and law firms. In addition, four members of Neal & Harwell are included in Chambers USA 2020.

Aubrey B. Harwell, Jr., founding member, is cited for his general commercial litigation practice described as an “excellent lawyer” noting that he is “considered an expert in white-collar criminal defense work.” James R. Kelley is recognized in bankruptcy/restructuring and “draws on wider experience in commercial disputes and tax issues.” William T. Ramsey, recognized for general commercial litigation, is noted for being “particularly experienced in representing artists and entertainers.” He is described by his peers as an “outstanding lawyer – probably one of the most well-respected lawyers.” James F. Sanders, listed in general commercial litigation and white-collar crime and government investigations, is “recognized as a top-flight trial attorney” who is “well known for his significant expertise in white-collar crime.”

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