Lindy D. Harris is an associate in the firm whose practice is focused primarily on business, commercial, and general civil litigation and the representation of creditors in the United States Bankruptcy Courts. Ms. Harris was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2017 Rising Stars of the Mid-South Super Lawyers.
Ms. Harris was born in Appleton, Wisconsin and raised in the Chicago area and Knoxville, Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2007 with a B.A. in psychology. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2010.
While in law school, Ms. Harris served as a member of Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law. Her student comments, In re Nowak: Bankruptcy Courts May Refuse to Allow a Creditor’s Previous Filings to Qualify as an Informal Proof of Claim Where the Creditor had Ample Notice of the Filing Requirement and Failed to Provide an Explanation for Not Filing, 11 THE TENNESSEE JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LAW 211 (2010), and Samueli v. Comm’r: An Agreement That Does Not Allow a Lender to Require Return of Securities at Any Time Upon Short Notice Reduces the Lender’s Opportunity for Gain Under IRC § 10587(b)(3) and Is Not Considered a Securities Lending Agreement, 11 THE TENNESSEE JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LAW 215 (2010), were selected for publication in the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 volumes of TRANSACTIONS: THE TENNESSEE JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LAW. She was also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Student Bar Association and Law Women.
Ms. Harris was admitted to practice law in 2010 in state and federal courts in Tennessee. She is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.