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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
  • Webinar: Back to Basics

    On Thursday, December 14, from 1-2 pm EST, attorneys Katherine Jensen and Robert Smith will go back to basics and present a webinar encompassing a brief review of common issues faced in workers' compensation claims.


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  • Joe Angersola to Speak at 2018 ABYC Marine Law Symposium

    Swift Currie partner Joe Angersola is speaking at the second annual American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Marine Lay Symposium on January 9, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina. Individuals in the legal and insurance industry, along with marine law enforcement and manufacturer representatives, will gather to help guide attendees through the legal process of boating accidents.

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  • Lisa Wade to Speak at American Bar Association Workers' Compensation Midwinter Conference

    Swift Currie partner Lisa A. Wade will be speaking at the 2018 American Bar Association (ABA) Workers' Compensation Midwinter Conference held from March 1 to 3, 2018. She is a featured panelist discussing "Ethics and Professionalism Issues in the Workers' Compensation: From Boardroom to Courtroom."

    Click here for a full listing of ABA's upcoming meetings.


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Words in Printsee all
  • “Finch Appointed to DRI Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee,” Birmingham Business Journal

    In an article published on December 1, 2017, on the Birmingham Business Journal’s website, Swift Currie partner Lane Finch was mentioned for his recent appointment to the Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee by the Defense Research Institute (DRI). DRI is the leading organization of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Finch also currently serves as vice chair of DRI’s Insurance Law Committee. The article says that in Finch’s new role, “He will help address issues that insurers and their counsel face by providing an open forum to discuss legal and ethical issues.” For the full article, you may click here.


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  • “Swift Currie Recognized by U.S. News as a Best Law Firm,” Birmingham Business Journal

    In a recent article published in the Birmingham Business Journal, Swift Currie’s Birmingham office is acknowledged for making the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Law Firms issue. The Birmingham office was noted in the category of Insurance Law. The rankings were based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys and review of additional information provided by law firms. For the full article, you may click here.


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  • “Stay Compliant with the Updated NPDES Permit,” Construction Executive Magazine

    In an article published in the 2017 November issue of Construction Executive magazine, Swift Currie partner Tom Ward provides guidance as to how the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) has had an impact on the construction industry and the recent updates the permit entails. The Environmental Protection Agency replaces the permit every five years and the updated 2017 permit presents a controversial change, “Language making all operators at a site jointly and severally liable for any permit violation,” Ward explains. “While challenges have been filed contesting this language, those lawsuits will not be resolved until the end of the year at the earliest.” He also discusses other significant updates to the permit that those in the industry need to know. For the full article, you may view the digital edition of the magazine here.


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