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“Swift Currie Names Six Partners,” Georgia Bar Journal
April 19, 2018

In the 2018 April issue of the Georgia Bar Journal, Swift Currie is featured for its recent promotion of six Atlanta-based attorneys to partnership: Ashley Alfonso, Ken Brock, Mark Irby, Marion Martin, Jeff Stinson and Drew Timmons. For the full article, you may access the digital edition of the Georgia Bar Journal here.

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“Swift Currie Participates in Programs with The State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program,” Metro Atlanta CEO
April 16, 2018

In an article published on April 16, 2018, in Metro Atlanta CEO, Swift Currie is mentioned for participating in two upcoming events with the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program: the 2018 Business Development Symposium and the High School Pipeline Program. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Two Local Attorneys Named to International Professional Organization,” Birmingham Business Journal
April 12, 2018

In an article published on April 11, 2018, in the Birmingham Business Journal, Swift Currie Birmingham-based partner Lane Finch and associate Brian Richardson were featured for their recent appointments to the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the leading organization of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Swift Currie Welcomes Three Lateral Partners,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 9, 2018

In the April 8, 2018, print edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Swift Currie is featured for its recent hiring of three lateral partners, all of whom once worked together at the law firm of Hicks, Casey & Foster PC. The new partners are William T. Casey Jr., Erica Morton and Richie Foster. Their addition will bolster the firm’s practices in trucking, retail and liability insurance litigation. For the full article, subscribers to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution may click here.

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“Navigating the Workers’ Compensation Willful Misconduct Defense,” ACC Docket
April 4, 2018

In an article published in the April issue of the Association of Corporate Counsel Docket, Atlanta-based attorneys Crystal Stevens McElrath and Blake Staten, along with fellow co-author Christopher Lee, general counsel at Southeastrans, provide insight regarding the willful misconduct defense in workers’ compensation claims. Some states, including Georgia, provide for this defense, where employers can apportion or share the responsibility for an on-the-job accident, if the action is considered to be “willful misconduct.” For the full article, you may click here.

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