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Areas of Practice

Harwell & Hurst PLLC deliver a comprehensive array of legal services across diverse areas. We leverage our combined skills and extensive experience to provide our clients with sound guidance and creative solutions tailored to their specific needs.

Bad Faith / Insurance Coverage

Mediator & Litigator of Alleged Bad Faith Cases and Consultant for Coverage Opinions

Co-Chair FDCC Insurance Conference (Nov. 6 – 8, 2019)

Insurance “Super Lawyer” and “BEST”

See Publications (DRI Published “Reservation of Rights Issues for TN”)


See Publications (TN Employment Compendium 2019)

Employment & Separation Agreements

Workplace Policies & Procedures

Compliance with State & Federal Law

FMLA, FLSA, ADAAA, Retaliatory Discharge Issues

Estate Planning



Durable Powers of Attorney

Health Care Powers of Attorney

Advance Directives

Professional Malpractice

Accountants, Architects, Attorneys, Engineers, Surveyors, Title Agents, Contractors, etc.

The Reputation and Livelihood of Professionals in Each of These Areas Have Been Successfully Defended by Marc.

Real Estate & Landlord / Tenant

Purchase & Sales

Title Work

Development & Syndications

1031 Exchanges

General Landlord / Tenant Law


Homeowners' Association

Commercial Litigation and Transactions

Business Formations


Purchase & Sales

Mergers & Acquisitions Contract Drafting

Corporate & Partnership Disputes

Premises & Hospitality Liability

Marc Has Successfully Defended Restaurants, Hotels, Grocery Stores, Automotive Plants, etc. in Cases Involving Slip & Fall, Food Poisoning, Dram Shop, Assault & Battery, etc.

See Publications (Property & Casualty Compendium for TN)

Products Liability

Cement Blowers, Lifts, Food, Commercial Vehicles, Roofing Shingles, Tires, etc.

Marc Has Successfully Defended Manufacturers and Distributors Involving Allegations of Catastrophic Injury Involving a Wide Array of Products.

Construction / Architects & Engineers

Counsel for Engineers, Architects, General Contractors, and Subs Involving Major Commercial Developments Such as Landfill Sites, Condominiums, Apartments, Towers, etc.

BEST Lawyers Construction

FDCC Construction Section Chair (2016-2020)

Commercial Motor Carrier

Defense Counsel for Many of the Largest Commercial Carriers

Catastrophic Cases Involving Wrongful Death, Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, etc.

Former Chair ALFA International & Vice Chair FDCC Transportation Section

BEST Transportation

Sports & Entertainment

License Agreements

Sponsorship Agreements

Intellectual Property Guidance

Contract Matters

Healthcare Operations & Transactions


Risk Management


Lease Agreements

Practice Mergers & Breakups

Contract Drafting & Review

Mediator & Arbitrator

TN Supreme Court Appointed ADR Commission (2022-2025)

TN Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediator

GA Office of Dispute Resolution Registered Neutral

85% Success

Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association (AAA)

Dispute Resolution Foundation Member

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