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Harry D. Revell

Partner

Since starting his legal career in 1987, Harry Revell has earned a reputation for committing himself totally to the best interests of his clients. Although comfortable with all aspects of civil litigation, Mr. Revell’s particular interest and expertise is in complex litigation such as professional negligence, serious and catastrophic injury cases, land condemnation cases, and business and commercial litigation.

Since starting his legal career in 1987, Harry Revell has earned a reputation for committing himself totally to the best interests of his clients. Although comfortable with all aspects of civil litigation, Mr. Revell’s particular interest and expertise is in complex litigation such as professional negligence, serious and catastrophic injury cases, land condemnation cases, and business and commercial litigation.

Harry has achieved several multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements, including class actions that resulted in substantial cash payments and other benefits to thousands of individuals throughout the country.

Harry was born and raised with traditional small-town values in Louisville, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 1976 and joined Georgia Power Company shortly after graduation. At Georgia Power, Mr. Revell progressed through various management positions and ultimately relocated to Washington D.C. where he became a Director for the U.S. Committee for Energy Awareness. Following the completion of his legal education at the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA and the Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta, GA, Harry moved to Augusta in 1987 and joined what later became the Burnside, Wall, Daniel, Ellison & Revell law firm. In August 2004 he partnered with Sam Nicholson to form Nicholson Revell LLP.

Harry is an active member of the Augusta Bar Association, having served as a member of the Executive Committee before becoming President in 2005. He is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. In 2006 and 2007, the Georgia Supreme Court-appointed Harry as a mentor in the Transition into Law Practice Program sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia. Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System recognizes Harry with its “AV” rating, the height of professional excellence based on skill and integrity.  Harry speaks frequently at seminars and CLE events on the topics of professionalism and trial ethics.

Harry has been married to Sheila Dixon Revell for nearly 40 years. They have three grown children, Hunt, Dixon, and his wife Charlene, and Eleanor, and her husband Dr. Benton Johnson, and five grandchildren.  Harry is an active member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church where he has served as Ruling Elder & Deacon and now serves as a Trustee. He has been involved in various community activities including serving on the Boards of Child Enrichment, Inc., United Cerebral Palsy, Augusta Ballet, The Family Y, the Lakeside Panther Athletic Association, and the Columbia County Greenspace Committee.

Areas Of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Representative Cases

Past Employment Positions

  • Burnside, Wall, Daniel, Ellison & Revell, Partner, 1987 – 2004
  • U.S. Committee for Energy Awareness Director, 1985 – 1987
  • Georgia Power Co., Various, 1976 – 1985

Fraternities/sororities

  • Sigma Chi

Education

  • Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1986
  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • 1985-86
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • B.B.A. Terry College of Business - 1976
    • Major: Management

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Augusta Bar Association, President, 2005