Mr. Harwell focuses his practice on commercial litigation, white-collar
criminal defense and crisis management. Through the years he has been involved
in many cases receiving national attention. He has been counsel for numerous
public officials including judges, governors, congressmen, state senators,
mayors and state attorneys general. For the last several years, he has
represented Pilot Flying J, the sixth largest private company in the country,
regarding numerous issues arising out of the execution of a search warrant on
the corporate offices in Knoxville, Tennessee by approximately 100 Federal
agents in April 2013.
Mr. Harwell has authored or co-authored several legal
publications and is a frequent speaker at seminars and symposiums throughout
the United States. He is the
chair holder of the Chair of Excellence in the Jones School of Business at
Middle Tennessee State University.