Attorney Profile

Aubrey B. (Trey) Harwell, III

Trey Harwell joined Neal & Harwell in 1996. His principal areas of practice are civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Harwell is a member of his firm’s Crisis Management Team and has also conducted numerous independent investigations on behalf of individual and corporate clients throughout the United States.

From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Harwell served as a law clerk for The Honorable Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr., Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. He has been very involved in numerous professional organizations, including the Nashville Bar Association, since he began his career.

Mr. Harwell graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1992 with a major in English and minor in psychology and received his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.

Mr. Harwell is also an avid marathon runner and has run over 30 marathons, including nine Boston Marathon appearances.

Notable Clients

    Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
    DeBartolo Holdings
    Nashville Electric Service
    Metropolitan Airport Authority
    The Family Office, LLC

Court Admissions

    United States Supreme Court
    Tennessee Supreme Court
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise


  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, highest rating awarded
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Inaugural Class Member and Past Program Day Chair
  • Leadership Award, Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Eagle Scout

Professional Associations

  • Past President, Nashville Bar Association
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Past President and Fellow, Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Hearing Committee Member, District V, Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Barrister, Harry Phillips Inn of Court

Civic & Community Service

  • Past Chairman, Advisory Board Member and Tribute Dinner Chair, Arthritis Foundation Middle Tennessee Chapter
  • Board Member, Arthritis Foundation Tennessee Chapter
  • Belmont University, Adjunct Professor of Business Law
  • CABLE Advisory Council Member
  • Board Member, Fifty Forward
  • Panelist, Innovation in Action Frist Foundation Awards of Achievement
  • Music City Bowl Committee
  • Board Member, Nashville Downtown Partnership
  • Co-Chair, Nashville Sunday in the Park
  • Boy Scouts of America, serving on its High Adventure Base National Visitation Team