Allen Summers Again Selected for inclusion in US News & World Report as a Best Law Firm for 2014

August 23rd, 2014

This is the 5th year that the firm has been accorded this honor.  read more »

Summers Named Best Lawyer's 2014-2015 Memphis Litigation-Construction "Lawyer of the Year"

August 23rd, 2014

The award is made by lawyers within the field of Construction Law. Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community is being honored as a "Lawyer of the Year." read more »

Robert Green Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in field of Personal Injury Litigation

August 23rd, 2014

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7 Lawyers of Allen Summers Named as Super Lawyers by Law & Politics for 2014

August 16th, 2014

Robert Green, Richard Allen, Jim Summers, Jim Simpson and Kirk Caraway were named as Mid South Superlawyers in their primary practice areas for 2014. Harry Lebair, IV and Jessica Benton were both named as "Rising Stars" in the filed of construction litigation. read more »

Lebair Causes Court to Set Aside and Reverse Prior Unfavorable Ruling in Construction Case

March 14th, 2014

Harry Lebair obtained a favorable reversal of a summary judgement that the trial court had granted to co-defendant, based upon a mistaken intepretation of the law on the rights of defendants to allege fault against co-defendants in a suit. In this case, there was ample evidence to show that a co-defendant had breached a duty to the Plaintiff, but because the Plaintiff did not allege a breach of ... read more »

Benton and Summers Obtain Directed Verdict in Consumer Protection Case Against Builder

February 20th, 2014

This case involves a suit against a developer, builder, engineer and dirt work contractor for negligence, breach of contract and violation of Tennessee Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") in the sale of home that experienced settlement after the sale. read more »

Summers Interviewed by Memphis Business Journal re Horizon's Litigation

February 10th, 2014

In an article about the rebirth of condominium development in downtown Memphis, Summers was asked by the MBJ to comment upon the existing litigation and when it might resolve. read more »

Caraway Obtains Favorable Outcomes for Shelby County Taxpayers

February 1st, 2014

Representing Shelby County, Kirk Caraway obtained a $7.1 million dollar settlement for the County in connection with Payments in Lieu of Taxes, and the failure of MLGW to make payments in accordance with the agreement. In a subsequent Chancery Court decision, the Chancellor ruled favorably in a Declaratory Judgment Action that will result in the County collecting over $5 million dollars a year ... read more »