Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.

Albert C. Harvey

Mr. Harvey, of counsel, in our Memphis office, is a senior member of the firm. He has an extensive practice in federal and state courts defending doctors, lawyers, architects, engineers, and other professionals. He is involved in complex business litigation, intellectual property disputes, and securities cases.  Mr. Harvey has a special interest in national security and governmental affairs and frequently lectures, teaches, and consults with clients on these matters. In addition, he has served at the state and national levels on setting ethical standards for lawyers and judges.

Mr. Harvey recently retired from the United States Marine Corps Reserve with the rank of Major General.


  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association


  • Member, Irish Legal 100
  • Member, American Bar Association House of Delegates
  • Selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell as Elite Lawyer of the South
  • Former law clerk to Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Larry Creson
  • Former Assistant Public Defender for Shelby County
  • Listed in “Who’s Who in America”
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Holds the highest rating, AV, from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Former president of both the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Former member, Board of Governors of the American Bar Association
  • Served on the Committee on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (Ethics 2000) and on the council of the litigation section.
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow and chair, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Master of the American Inns of Court
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Recipient, Lawyer’s Lawyer Award, Memphis Bar Association, 2008

Best Lawyers Award Badge


Memphis Office

One Commerce Square
29th Floor
40 South Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Telephone (901) 525-8721
FAX (901) 525-6722


University of Tennessee, B.S., 1961
University of Tennessee, J.D., 1967

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 1967
U.S. Supreme Court, 1976

  • Business & Commercial

    We offer comprehensive representation to businesses of all types. As detailed below, our services range from helping resolve business disputes through litigation, mediation, arbitration or negotiation to offering sound legal advice upon which to base your business decisions as well as transactional representation, document preparation services and business formation and… [Read more]


    We have a broad and substantial construction practice with a solid record of service to the design and construction industry. Our experienced and dedicated construction practice group attorneys understand the construction industry and can help you navigate its often complex contracts and diverse relationships. We work closely with clients to identify… [Read more]

    Health Care Law

    Lewis Thomason has extensive experience in providing services to clients in the health care industry at a time when the mission is to deliver excellent patient care while dealing with increased regulatory authority and government oversight. We offer comprehensive legal counsel and compliance with complex and evolving privacy and security requirements… [Read more]

    Intellectual Property

    Lewis Thomason attorneys have litigated intellectual property cases across the United States from pre-suit through appeal (including to the US Supreme Court), with a focus on efficiency and cost-management.  Our attorneys have actively participated in major patent and trademark litigation in federal courts. We have consulted with and written contracts… [Read more]


    As participants in the system are learning, litigation is expensive, in money, time and resources. A lengthy pretrial process can be just the start given today’s clogged court dockets and even reaching trial can have unpredictable results. The legal community has developed several forms of alternate dispute resolution, such as… [Read more]

    Product Liability

    Over the past 25 years, manufacturers and insurance companies have faced an explosion of product liability claims. In addition to significantly impacting business finances, product liability claims can lead to adverse publicity, government regulation, class actions and individual claims involving serious injury or property damage, as well as potential exposure… [Read more]

    Professional Liability

    As a professional, your reputation means everything. We are sensitive to the fact that professional liability lawsuits and claims affect reputations, as well as personal finances, and we stand ready to aggressively protect your practice at both the trial and appellate levels. Representative clients include: Accountants Attorneys* Architects Contractors Directors of Corporations Engineers Financial Advisors Hospitals and Medical Facilities Insurance… [Read more]