Jay Harbison joined Neal & Harwell in 2015 and works primarily in civil litigation and criminal law. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants and advises clients on a variety of complex legal issues. Representative cases involve contract disputes, defending a metropolitan television station against defamation claims, and defending a large operator of travel centers for allegations of rebate fraud. He also handles criminal matters, including defending against alleged DUI and assault and vandalism charges.
Mr. Harbison graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College. While in law school, he served as the Executive Editor for the Tennessee Law Review.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Harbison served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.