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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.

Upcoming Eventssee all
  • Dan Kingsley Speaking at 36th Annual RIMS Educational Conference

    On Feb. 22, 2019, attorney Dan Kingsley will speak at the 36th Annual RIMS Educational Conference: #Insurance — What Will Be Relevant in Tomorrow's World. Kingsley, as the final presentation of the conference, will discuss pre-litigation best practices in Georgia.

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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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  • “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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  • "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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  • "The Ever-Evolving Idiopathic Defense,” Risk Management

    In an article published by Risk Management, Emily Truitt provided insight on idiopathic defense, traditionally meaning that if the cause of a workplace injury is unknown, it should not be deemed work-related. Although workers' compensation is considered a no-fault system, the idiopathic defense can provide employers with protection from injuries incurred in the workplace that are not truly causally connected to work.

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