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Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized as Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars
November 15, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that two attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office have been named Rising Stars in the 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list. Brandon J. Clapp and Brian C. Richardson were each recognized in the Insurance Coverage category. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are honored as Rising Stars, who must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less.

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Swift Currie Continues Growth in Atlanta with Addition of Nine New Attorneys
November 14, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, welcomes the addition of nine attorneys to its Atlanta office: Sara Alexandre, Rebecca M. Beane, Tara P. Schlairet, Ivy R. White and Robert K. Young are newcomers to the firm, while Avery G. Carter, Clay L. Clifton, Nichole C. Novosel and Kristen M. Vigilant join the firm after previously serving as summer associates in 2017. These new additions to the firm come closely behind the seven new hires Swift Currie welcomed in September of this year. With these new additions, Swift Currie further augments its roster of litigators and brings the firm’s total to over 150, making it the largest litigation firm in Georgia.

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Swift Currie Recognized in National Ranking of "Best Law Firms"
November 2, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce its inclusion on the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list. The firm was recognized for its work both nationally and in the Atlanta and Birmingham metropolitan areas, with six different practice areas included in the designation. The complete list of the firm’s rankings is available here.

“We are particularly honored to be represented nationally and locally in this list because it is selected based on client feedback and surveys, which makes it a true reflection of our firm-wide commitment to client service and effective litigation counsel,” said Terry O. Brantley, Swift Currie managing partner. “Our inclusion across a variety of the publication’s litigation categories is also reflective of our firm’s ability to navigate clients through the broad spectrum of litigation matters, especially as we continue our significant growth with diversely talented attorneys in both our Atlanta and Birmingham offices.”

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Swift Currie Continues Growth in Atlanta and Birmingham with Addition of 7 New Attorneys
September 24, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of seven new attorneys to its Atlanta and Birmingham offices, including Jessica B. Seiden as a senior attorney and Quinton R. Beasley, Sky Choe, Murray S. Flint, Leah F. Parker, Jenna B. Rubin and Frederic M. Rushing as associates. Flint joins the firm’s Birmingham office, with the rest joining the firm in Atlanta. With these additions, the firm has now added 34 attorneys in 2018, making it the largest firm in Georgia focused exclusively on litigation with more than 140 attorneys.

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14 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers® 2019, R. Briggs Peery Named Lawyer of the Year
August 15, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce 14 of the firm’s attorneys, representing seven practice areas, have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, R. Briggs Peery earned the “Lawyer of the Year” award in Atlanta for the category of Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become a definitive guide to legal excellence and highlighted the top legal talent in the country. Its lists are compiled through exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of attorneys vote on the abilities of other lawyers, and inclusion is highly credible and an honor.

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