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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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  • “Setting the Strategy Stage: Taking the Proper Claims Investigation Steps Early is Key to Managing Recurring Litigation Themes,” CLM Magazine

    In an article published in the January 2019 issue of CLM Magazine, Trey Dowdey outlines the importance of an initial investigative strategy to move claims forward quickly and successfully. A thorough initial claims investigation can help spot potential issues early in the process and posture claims for efficient and successful outcomes.

    For the full article in the digital edition of CLM Magazine, please click here.


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  • “Swift Currie Elevates Three Attorneys to Partnership,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta CityBizList, Metro Atlanta CEO

    The elevation of Jessica M. Phillips, Rebecca E. Strickland and Calvin P. Yaeger was highlighted in the business section of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 13 2019, as well as in Metro Atlanta CEO on Jan. 7 and the Atlanta CityBizList on Jan. 2.

    “It is always a privilege to welcome hardworking attorneys into our partnership,” said Terry O. Brantley, the firm’s managing partner. “Jessica, Rebecca and Calvin are outstanding litigators who have achieved excellent results for their clients and have contributed to the firm’s success with their shared dedication to client and community service.”

    Subscribers to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution may see the news in the business section of the Jan. 13 print publication, available here. For the full article in Atlanta CityBizList, please click here. For the full article in Metro Atlanta CEO, please click here. For the full press release, please click here.


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  • “Swift Currie Announces Arrival of Lauren Kamensky, Firm Total of 150 Attorneys,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta CityBizList, Metro Atlanta CEO

    The arrival of Lauren P. Kamensky to Swift Currie’s Atlanta office was highlighted in the Sunday Newsmakers section of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 30, 2018, as well as in the Atlanta CityBizList on Dec. 12 and Metro Atlanta CEO on Dec. 20.

    “We are very pleased to have welcomed so many excellent colleagues during the past year who, like Lauren, share our resolve to consistently provide exceptional legal counsel to our clients,” Swift Currie Managing Partner Terry O. Brantley said.

    Please click here to view the full article in Atlanta CityBizList and click here for the article in Metro Atlanta CEO. Subscribers to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution may read the news in the business section of the Dec. 30 print publication, available here. The full press release can be found here.


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