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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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SWIFT CURRIE JOINS THE NETWORK OF TRIAL LAW FIRMS
July 12, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected to join the Network of Trial Law Firms, a not-for-profit corporation whose membership is comprised of U.S. independent firms with reputations for excellence in trial and litigation practice. Swift Currie is one of 22 law firms with membership in the Network, which collectively possesses 5,000 attorneys and more than 130 offices throughout the country. The Network helps to provide a framework for defense law firms to work together by sharing trial and litigation expertise and resources for corporate and insurance company clients. The Network’s mission includes bringing high value to clients at reasonable cost while producing exceptional results.

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SWIFT CURRIE PARTNER APPOINTED AS VICE CHAIR OF DRI’S ALI INSURANCE TASK FORCE
April 25, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based partner F. Lane Finch Jr. was appointed as vice chair of Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) American Law Institute Insurance (ALI) Task Force. DRI is the leading organization of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Finch has handled insurance coverage claims for almost 30 years, including insurance coverage claims involving as much as $500 million, as well as class action and other liability claims exceeding $100 million.

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Swift Currie Adds Attorney Brandon J. Clapp to Growing Birmingham Office
March 28, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of coverage and commercial litigation associate Brandon J. Clapp to the firm’s Birmingham office, which opened in late 2015. Clapp’s diverse litigation experience involves matters related to construction, employment, premises liability, products liability, transportation and insurance law.

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