Janie E. Hagood is a partner serving in Swift Currie’s litigation section. For more than a decade, Janie has focused primarily on defending architects, engineers, general contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes arising from contract and tort claims, including catastrophic personal injury, construction defects, professional negligence and property damage in commercial and residential properties.
Janie’s practice also includes defending clients in auto litigation, trucking and other commercial litigation and liability disputes. Janie is a member of both the State Bar of Georgia and the Florida Bar and practices in Georgia state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution forums.
Throughout her career, Janie has successfully defended her clients in high-dollar negligence claims ranging from $100,000 to $30 million and actively leverages this experience to provide effective counsel to her clients. Whether proactively avoiding claims, drafting and filing dispositive motions or defending her clients’ interests in litigation or other forms of dispute resolution, Janie works diligently to achieve the results her clients deserve.
Janie earned her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. Prior she received her B.S. in public relations from the University of Florida.
Janie sits on the Foundation Board of Roswell North Elementary.
- Daily Report, 10.14.2019
Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 2004)
University of Florida (B.S., 1997)