Dani Bhadare-Valente and Elizabeth C. Tirrill have joined Neal & Harwell, PLC as associates in the firm’s litigation group. “We are thrilled to add Dani and Elizabeth to our litigation team at Neal & Harwell,” stated Ronald G. Harris, Managing Partner of Neal & Harwell. “Each of these attorneys bring a unique set of talents that will add value to our clients and firm.”

Bhadare-Valente’s practice will focus on complex business litigation and entertainment law litigation. She graduated cum laude from Belmont University College of Law. During law school, Bhadare-Valente received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in LIC II and served as President of the Belmont Law Board of Advocates. Prior to joining the firm, she participated in Neal & Harwell’s Summer Associate Program and served as Extern for the Attorney’s General Office in Nashville, TN. Prior to law school, Bhadare-Valente earned a Bachelor in Arts in International Relations from the University of Virginia, where she received the Peace Corps Preparatory Certification. Bhadare-Valente is a Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship project in Dominica. She has lived in Algarve, Portugal where she learned Portuguese.

Tirrill is a litigation associate whose practice focuses on complex business litigation, entertainment law and intellectual property matters. She earned her J.D. from Belmont University College of Law, where she served as Digital Editor for the Belmont Entertainment Law Journal. During law school, Tirrill worked a fall clerkship for the Honorable Eli Richardson of the United States District Court of the Middle District of Tennessee and participated in Neal & Harwell’s Summer Associate Program. Tirrill graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in Legal Studies from