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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
  • Ashley Alfonso and Yamisi James to Speak at NBI Seminar

    Two Swift Currie attorneys will speak at the National Business Institute's "Hearsay, Email, Business Records and Social Media - in the Trenches!" Attorney Yamisi James is presenting at the Augusta seminar on Dec. 11, 2018, and partner Ashley Alfonso will take the Atlanta seminar on Dec. 14, 2018.

    For more information and to register: Click Here for Augusta and Click Here for Atlanta

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Words in Printsee all
  • “The Value of Safety Plans for Claims Management,” Risk Management

    In an article published in the December 2018 edition of Risk Management magazine, Jeff Stinson advises employers on the value of creating and implementing a comprehensive safety program to prevent the potential for liability in workers’ compensation claims.

    Because most federal and state workers’ compensation programs are no-fault systems, employees are generally going to be entitled to recovery through workers’ compensation under most circumstances regardless how reckless or ill-conceived their actions were. “However, most states provide a defense to employers and insurers if the employee is found to have violated a safety rule or neglected to use a safety device,” Stinson says.

    To view the full article online, click here.

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  • “Legal Roundup: Mid-South Super Lawyers List,” Birmingham Business Journal

    On Nov. 16, 2018, Birmingham Business Journal highlighted that two Swift Currie attorneys in Birmingham were included in the Mid-South Super Lawyers 2018 Rising Stars list. Brandon J. Clapp and Brian C. Richardson’s earned the Rising Stars designation, which honors less than 2.5 percent of lawyers across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less.

    For more information, you may view the full release on the firm’s page here.

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  • “Workplace Pregnancy Protection Laws: More Than Just Family Medical Leave Act,” Workforce

    In an article published in Workforce on Nov. 15, 2018, Crystal Stevens McElrath provided insight on pregnancy protections for women in the workforce. While there is a period of 12 weeks of federally mandated unpaid leave available to new mothers under the Family and Medical Leave Act, some employers offer pay during this period or throughout a longer period of maternity leave. However, most employers have additional obligations to pregnant employees, which can include the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

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