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Swift Currie Welcomes Seven New Attorneys in Atlanta
June 7, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of seven new attorneys to its Atlanta office: Kevan G. Dorsey, Sean P. Farrell, Jordan M. Mahoney, Benjamin D. McClure, Alexander McDonald, Victoria L. Shaw and Winter N. Wheeler. With these additions, the firm has now added 24 attorneys in 2018, bringing its overall roster to 140 attorneys and continuing its commitment to growing in tandem with client needs to ensure the highest-quality legal services at a reasonable cost.

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Swift Currie's David Williams Joins Board of Build UP
May 23, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based senior attorney David Williams has joined the charter board of Build UP, the nation’s first and only workforce development model providing low-income, Birmingham-area youth with career-ready skills through secondary and early-post secondary academic coursework, hands-on training at real construction jobsites and a glide path to home ownership. Williams is one of three charter board members of the organization, and his role will also include leadership on the organization’s legal advisory subcommittee.

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Swift Currie Recognized Among Largest U.S. Law Firms by Law360
May 17, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Law360 400, which features the largest U.S.-based firms ranked by domestic attorney head count. Following the addition of 17 new attorneys in the first quarter of 2018 and 16 attorneys in 2017, Swift Currie has nearly 140 attorneys between its Atlanta and Birmingham offices.

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Swift Currie Participates in Diversity Programs with the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program
April 11, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, as a Steering Committee Member of the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program (GDP), is pleased to announce its partnership in and support of two upcoming worthy events. The 2018 Business Development Symposium is to be held on April 19, 2018, at the State Bar of Georgia from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and is co-sponsored by the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, and Gate City Bar Association. Additionally, Swift Currie again will serve as one of the sponsoring firms for the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program’s High School Pipeline Program, which is held in partnership with the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. The program runs from May 29 through June 8.

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DRI Appoints Swift Currie's Lane Finch and Brian Richardson to Leadership Roles
April 10, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce Birmingham-based partner F. Lane Finch, Jr., was recently appointed as chair of the newly formed Staff Counsel Membership Initiative by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Birmingham-based associate Brian C. Richardson was appointed as second vice chair for the Construction Substantive Law Group (SLG) of DRI’s Insurance Law Committee. DRI is the leading organization of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel.

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