Monica Goudy practices in the area of workers’ compensation where she regularly represents employers, insurers, self-insurers and third-party administrators in matters involving workers’ compensation claims throughout Georgia, including catastrophic and fraudulent claims.
Monica is not defined by one specific industry or type of case. She makes a point of staying current on issues that impact her work for a wide spectrum of clients, from construction and hotels to waste management and lumber yards. She is a skilled negotiator and a creative problem solver.
Prior to launching her career as a defense attorney, Monica specialized in environmental litigation as an associate for another Atlanta law firm. She also represented injured workers in Atlanta as a claimant’s attorney. The opportunity to practice law in other areas has provided a valuable perspective, especially in terms of creative strategy in developing litigation plans and resolving disputes. She also learned a European style of conflict resolution from living in Italy for four years prior to joining Swift Currie.
During law school, Monica worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Steve C. Jones, then for a Georgia Superior Court Judge for the Western Judicial Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Monica taught high school and college-level English and literature in the Czech Republic.
- State Bar of Georgia