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Timeless values and progressive solutions — that’s what we, the dedicated team of attorneys at the mid-size Atlanta law firm of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, have been bringing to our clients every day for more than a half-century. We understand the importance of teamwork, strategic thinking and efficiency. Come to us for the best solutions to the most complex legal problems.

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  • Anandhi Rajan and Crystal McElrath Speaking at NBI: Human Resource Law from A to Z

    Partner Anandhi Rajan and attorney Crystal McElrath will both speak at the National Business Institute's (NBI) Human Resource Law from A to Z seminar on Feb. 26, 2019. McElrath will present "Workers' Compensation Basics" and "FMLA and Other Leave Issues." Rajan will discuss "Controlling Unemployment Compensation Costs."

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  • WEBINAR: Don't Fret About It!

    Attorneys Joanna Jang and Dustin Thompson will host "Don't Fret About It! How the Recent Decision in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers' Compensation Affects Scheduled Breaks and Ingress/Egress Work Accidents" on Feb. 27, 2019, from 1-2 p.m. ET.

    The Georgia Court of Appeals recently rendered a bright-line rule in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers’ Compensation regarding how the ingress and egress rule applies to the scheduled break exception. Jang and Thompson will first give an overview of both the ingress and egress rule and the scheduled break exception, followed by a discussion of the specific facts of the Frett case. They will also take a look at how the court’s opinion in Frett affects the ingress and egress rule and the scheduled break exception moving forward in Georgia workers’ compensation claims.


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  • Crystal McElrath Moderating Panel at ABA 2019 Midwinter Meeting

    Attorney Crystal McElrath will be a moderator at the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee 2019 Midwinter Meeting on March 7. McElrath joins panelists Micheal Doyle of the U.S. Department, Eric Frumin of Change to Win and William Wahoff of Steptoe & Johnson to discuss "OSHA Recordability, Reportability and Impact on Workers’ Compensation; Interplay between OSHA’s Amended 29 CFR 1904.35 and Workers’ Compensation Laws and Administration" during Breakout Session A.

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  • “What were the Biggest Lateral Moves for Atlanta Firms in 2018?” The Daily Report

    In a roundup published in the Daily Report on Feb. 13, 2019, Swift Currie partners Bill Casey, Erica Morton and Richie Foster were included among the biggest lateral moves for Atlanta firms in 2018. The attorneys worked together for more than a decade at Hicks, Casey & Morton.

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  • "Travelers Needn’t Defend Co. In Suit Over Crash In Exec's Car," Law360

    In a Law360 article published on Feb. 12, 2019, attorneys David Atkinson and Jonathan Kandel were mentioned for their successful representation of two Travelers Insurance entities. U.S. District Court Judge William M. Ray, II, granted summary judgment to the insurance companies, finding no duty to defend or indemnify under commercial insurance policies.

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  • "14 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers in 2019,” Atlanta CityBizList

    On Feb. 7, 2019, the Atlanta CityBizList included the news that seven of the firm’s attorneys were included in the 2019 list of Georgia Super Lawyers, and an additional seven were recognized among the publication’s 2019 Rising Stars.

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