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Brett Alexander Hughes

Brett Alexander Hughes

Practice areas:

Litigation, Employment & Labor, Health Care, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Litigation: 30%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    2 years
  3. Health Care: 20%
    2 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    2 years

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Robert Samuel Gilligan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Gilligan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Edwin Earl Wallis III

    I endorse Brett. I have had the privilege of working with him on a case and he is an ethical, competent professional and advocate for his clients.


    Edwin Wallis Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC

One Commerce Square Building
40 South Main St.; Suite 2700
Memphis, TN, 38103




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2013
Power Player - Personal Injury LawyersMemphis Business Quarterly2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising Star - Midsouth Super LawyersThomson Reuters2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberHarris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC1998 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyShelby County District Attorney's Office1996 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyers Journal Club of MemphisMember2012 - Present
TAGlawAffiliate Member2011 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
US Bank v. Tennessee Farmers Ins. Co.Summary Judgment Affirmed
Provident Bank v. Tennessee Farmers Ins. Co.Summary Judgment
Cross v. City of MemphisReversed and remanded

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Publication NameTitleDate
Tennessee Bar Association“The Economic Loss Doctrine under Tennessee law”2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Managing Behavioral Health Patients in the EDTennessee Law2013
CLE SKIEconomic Loss Doctrine2009
How to Get Your Brother in Law Out of Jail and DUI DevelopmentsCriminal Law2001