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Swift Currie Announces New Partners for 2015
January 2, 2015
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, an Atlanta-based law firm providing skilled representation, is proud to announce Ashley W. Broach, Ann M. Joiner and Pamela N. Lee have been named to the firm’s partnership. Read More
Swift Currie Named Best Law Firm" by U.S. News"
November 4, 2014
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the firms inclusion in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list. In order to be eligible, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. Seven Swift Currie partners were named 2015 Best Lawyers in America: 
• Douglas A. Bennett, workers’ compensation law – employers
• Stephen L. Cotter, insurance law
• Roger E. Harris, medical malpractice law – defendants and personal injury litigation – defendants
• M. Diane Owens, product liability litigation – defendants
• Robert R. Potter, workers’ compensation – employers
• Lynn M. Roberson, insurance law
• John F. Sacha, workers’ compensation law – employers

The 2015 “Best Law Firms” is set to be featured in two publications, “Best Law Firms” Legal Issue and “Best Law Firms” General Counsel Publication.

To view the 2015 “Best Law Firms” ranking please visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
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Swift Currie's 2015 Best Lawyers
August 19, 2014
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce seven lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). The named attorneys and their designated specialties are:
• Douglas A. Bennett, workers’ compensation law – employers
• Stephen L. Cotter, insurance law 
• Roger E. Harris, medical malpractice law – defendants and personal injury litigation – defendants
• M. Diane Owens, product liability litigation – defendants

• Robert R. Potter, workers’ compensation – employers 
• Lynn M. Roberson, insurance law
• John F. Sacha, workers’ compensation law – employers

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Swift Currie Attorneys Named 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
March 18, 2014
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, an Atlanta-based law firm providing skilled representation in a variety of fields, is pleased to have a number of its attorneys recognized in the distinguished group of 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Michael H. Schroder, Stephen L. Cotter, Robert R. Potter, Douglas A. Bennett, Lynn M. Roberson, M. Diane Owens, C. Bradford Marsh and Michael Rosetti are among the 5 percent of Georgia lawyers in more than 70 practice areas named as Super Lawyers for 2014.  Valerie E. Pinkett, Thomas B. Ward, Melissa A. Segel, Elizabeth L. Gates, Ashley W. Broach, Alicia A. Timm, Ashley D. Alfonso, Amanda M. Conley, Benjamin I. Jordan and Shannon S. Hinson are included in the 2.5 percent of lawyers named to the 2014 list of Rising Stars in Georgia. Read More
Harris Designated as Newest Board Certified Attorney in Medical Malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
January 3, 2014
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, an Atlanta-based law firm providing skilled representation in a variety of fields, is proud to announce Roger E. Harris as a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA). Read More
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