After settling into our new space, we recently opened our doors to over 400 members of the bench and bar, clients, friends, and family members during our two night open house event. We cannot express enough gratitude to our clients, friends, and colleagues for making our new space feel like home. […]
By way of case law examples, this article illustrates how the “act of production doctrine” can (and should) be used as a shield in criminal defense practice. As will be seen, the doctrine may offer protections even when the act of production has been statutorily immunized under 18 U.S.C. §§ 6002-6003. […]
Neal & Harwell attorney and former marine, Rob Peal, was interviewed by WKRN following the announcement of a free scuba diving event for disabled veterans. Peal along with his cousin Martin Hampton, a firefighter and former marine, decided to give back to the disabled veterans in their community […]
Trey Harwell, a commissioner on the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) board, participated in a groundbreaking event this week, along with Mayor Megan Barry and other members of the board. […]
The Tennessee Supreme Court has granted an application for permission to appeal, challenging the constitutionality of Tennessee Code Annotated § 29-26-121(f) under the Separation of Powers Doctrine of the Tennessee Constitution. […]
The United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee granted partial summary judgment to tire manufacturer Hankook on several important damages questions. Among them, the Court ruled the plaintiff could recover as damages only amounts actually paid for medical treatment of his injuries. […]
Neal & Harwell attorneys, Scott Ross and Isaac Sanders, secured a summary judgment ruling in favor of their client, Hankook Tire Company, Ltd., with respect to Plaintiffs’ claims for failure to warn and punitive damages in a products liability case. […]
The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a $13,000,000 claim […]
WKRN aired a holiday edition of Positively Tennessee featuring the Legal Aid Society’s impact on the community it serves. […]
Judge Daniel Breen, United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, granted summary judgment in favor of Hankook Tire America Corporation in a product liability action. […]
Several Neal & Harwell attorneys were in attendance at the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Membership Annual Awards Breakfast where Aubrey Harwell, Jr. recognized and remembered his law partner and 2016 Chamber President, Gerry Neenan. […]
James F. Neal’s 159-page Watergate closing argument was uncovered during Neal & Harwell’s recent move. WKRN reporter, Erik Egan, sat down with Aubrey Harwell, Jr. to discuss the memories of his colleague and mentor, Jim Neal. See the interview here.
On November 18, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee entered a Memorandum Order declaring that Tennessee Code Annotated § 29-26-121(f)(1) and (2) violate the separation of powers doctrine and are unconstitutional. […]
U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2017 edition of “Best Law Firms” ranks Neal & Harwell’s Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Defense, and Litigation-Bankruptcy practices with a Tier 1 ranking […]
On November 3, 2016, the Nashville Business Journal honored Neal & Harwell at its 2016 Corporate Giving Awards, making this the second year in a row Neal & Harwell received the esteemed recognition. […]
Erik C. Lybeck has joined Neal & Harwell, PLC as an associate attorney. He will focus on general litigation.
Mr. Lybeck earned his J.D. at Vanderbilt University Law School in 2016. He received his Bachelor of Arts, English, from University of South Carolina, Honors College. […]
Neal & Harwell is pleased to announce that Liz Tipping, a member of the executive committee, was named to the Top 40 Under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Read Liz’s interview with the Nashville Business Journal here.
On June 13, the Supreme Court’s decision in Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), turns fifty. Miranda has been described as the “centerpiece of the Warren Court’s revolution in American criminal procedure.” In relatively recent memory, the Court itself has characterized Miranda as “part of our national culture.” […]
As by now is well-known to the white collar defense bar, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates last month issued a memorandum to all federal prosecutors entitled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing.”
The Tennessee Performing Arts Center presented its esteemed Applause Award to Aubrey Harwell, Jr. on August 27, 2016, in recognition of his distinguished contribution to the arts. TPAC’s President and CEO, Kathleen O’Brien, presented the award, finding the words of the great William Shakespeare most appropriate for the occasion, “he doth bestride the narrow world / Like a Colossus”
Just as surely as the days start getting longer and warmer as the calendar flips into Spring, we begin to get antsy as Samsung and Apple start their annual rollout of new phones. Not content with last year’s “must have” technology, we usually raid the Spring Break trip fund to pad Samsung’s and Apple’s bottom line by buying their latest and greatest. […]
The Nashville Business Journal awarded Neal & Harwell with its Corporate Giving Award on November 12, 2015. The Corporate Giving Award recognizes Neal & Harwell’s philanthropic efforts and financial contributions to charitable organizations in the community. […]