In The News

"Swift Currie's New Hires," Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 17, 2018

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution highlighted seven attorneys who recently joined the firm’s Atlanta and Birmingham offices in its Newsmakers section published on Oct. 14, 2018. The attorneys, who joined in September 2018, included senior attorney Jessica B. Seiden and associates Quinton R. Beasley, Sky Choe, Murray S. Flint, Leah F. Parker, Jenna B. Rubin and Frederic M. Rushing.

Subscribers to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution may see the news in the business section of the October 14 print publication, available here.

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“The Truth About Insurance to Protect Your Business From Natural Disasters,” Small Business Trends
October 8, 2018

In an article published on Oct. 8, 2018, Brandon Clapp discusses ways small businesses can best protect themselves from natural disasters with the proper insurance. Given that small businesses are more vulnerable to natural disasters due to a lack of resources, owners should first see what existing coverage they already possess and evaluate their potential risk exposure to ensure they do not pay for insurance they do not need.

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“An Employer’s Compliance Guide to Pregnancy Accommodation”
October 4, 2018

In an article posted on Oct. 2, 2018, in HR Dive, Anandhi Rajan provided insight on anti-discriminatory regulations for pregnant employees. The article addresses a settlement by a Denver-based law firm in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Rajan’s insight from a previous article provided key context on lessons related to this type of case.

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“Swift Currie Continues Growth In Atlanta and Birmingham With Addition of Seven New Attorneys,” Atlanta CityBizList, Metro Atlanta CEO, Georgia Bar Journal
September 26, 2018

Swift Currie’s seven new attorneys were included in Atlanta CityBizList on September 24 and in Metro Atlanta CEO on September 25, as the firm continues its accelerated growth across its Atlanta and Birmingham offices. Now as the largest firm in Georgia focused exclusively on litigation, this announcement means 34 new attorneys have joined the firm in 2018 alone, bringing the total headcount to more than 140 attorneys.

The Georgia Bar Journal also announced the news of the seven attorneys in its December 2018 issue.

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“Weathering the Storm: Insurance Coverage for Risks Posed by Natural Disasters,” Business Alabama
August 28, 2018

Brandon Clapp authored an article published by Business Alabama on August 28, 2018, discussing the risks posed to Alabama businesses by potential weather-related natural disasters, as well as what businesses owners should do to protect themselves before disaster strikes. According to a 2013 study by the American Sustainable Business Council, natural disasters are particularly devastating to small and mid-size businesses, with one quarter of those businesses hit by catastrophic storms never reopening. The study also estimated a daily loss of $3,000 for small businesses that remain closed following a major weather event.

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