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Partner Lane Finch Earns Honor, Reappointed to Prestigious Committee
September 18, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based partner F. Lane Finch, Jr. has been named as an Elite Lawyer of the South by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Finch has been reappointed as vice chair of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Insurance Law Committee. Finch, who opened Swift Currie’s Birmingham office in October 2015, advises clients on insurance coverage and bad faith claims and defends first-party and third-party insurance-related claims involving everything from arson and fraud and property claims to specialty coverages such as professional liability, construction claims and excess coverage.

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Swift Currie Attorney Appointed to Handshake Atlanta's Advisory Board
August 28, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Atlanta-based associate Donovan Potter has been appointed to the advisory board of Handshake Atlanta, a non-profit organization dedicated to coaching Atlanta high school student-athletes for success in life. The Handshake Atlanta program, launched in 2017, consists of a college scholarship, the assignment by the organization of a “Handshake Coach” to athletes in the program and eight meetings throughout the year to help students prepare for their future.

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Swift Currie Partner Reappointed to State Bar Advisory Panel Opinion Board and Disciplinary Board Review Panel
August 24, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that Atlanta-based partner C. Bradford Marsh has been reappointed to the State Bar of Georgia Formal Advisory Opinion Board and the State Bar Disciplinary Board-Review Panel. Marsh was reappointed to both by State Bar President Brian D. “Buck” Rogers. As a member of the Formal Advisory Opinion Board, Marsh will help draft formal opinions that interpret the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct and address ethical issues related to members of the State Bar of Georgia. In his role on the Disciplinary Board-Review Panel, Marsh will help to investigate and discipline members of the State Bar of Georgia for violations of the bar’s Standards of Conduct.

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13 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers® 2018
August 15, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys, representing eight practice areas, have been recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become a definitive guide to legal excellence and expertise. Inclusion on its lists, which are compiled using exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of attorneys vote on the abilities of other lawyers, is highly credible and an honor.

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Swift Currie Welcomes Four New Associates in Atlanta
July 14, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP is pleased to announce the addition of four new associates to its Atlanta office: Nelofar Agharahimi and Gillian S. Crowl in the firm’s Coverage and Commercial Litigation practice group, C. Pari Fakhrzadeh in the Workers’ Compensation practice group and David A. Smith in the Litigation practice group. Swift Currie has now added a total of nine attorneys in 2017, as the firm continues a growth phase fueled by its model of delivering high value at reasonable cost to its clients.

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