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Swift Currie Bolsters Litigation Groups with Addition of Three Lateral Partners
March 27, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP is pleased to announce the hiring of three lateral partners, all of whom once worked together at the law firm of Hicks, Casey & Foster PC: William T. Casey Jr., Erica Morton and Richie Foster, who most recently worked at Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLP. The new partners will bolster Swift Currie’s practices in trucking, retail and liability insurance litigation. Swift Currie and the new partners have shared clients for years – sometimes in different practice areas – making for an ideal union. Casey, Morton and Foster are bringing with them to Swift Currie six additional attorneys with whom they have worked in the past. To finish out its hiring to start 2018, Swift Currie also has hired eight other attorneys to support a number of practice groups, bringing its total number of first quarter hires to 17.

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15 Swift Currie Attorneys Named Among Georgia Super Lawyers for 2018
February 23, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers list for Georgia, and an additional eight have been recognized among the 2018 Rising Stars. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are honored as Rising Stars, which include attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and/or have been practicing for 10 years or less. The complete list of honorees is available today at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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Swift Currie's Rosetti Named a Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
February 20, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Atlanta-based partner Michael Rosetti, a member of the firm’s executive committee, was recently elected to The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (CWCL) by the organization’s board of governors. The election, according to the organization, signifies recognition as “an outstanding professional who has made a sustained contribution” to the field and who meets the organization’s “standards of integrity, professionalism and character.”

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Swift Currie Attorney Selected as Staff Judge Advocate for U.S. Army Reserve's 412th Theater Engineer Command
February 15, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based senior attorney Carl “Trey” Dowdey, III, was selected as the staff judge advocate for the 412th Theater Engineer Command (TEC) out of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The 412th TEC is a two-star command in the U.S. Army Reserve with over 12,000 soldiers. Dowdey currently serves with the 2nd Legal Operations Detachment, based out of New Orleans. He served on active duty from 1998 through 2002 and was mobilized on active duty from 2007 through 2008. He is also active on the Military Law Committee within the Alabama State Bar.

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Swift Currie Bolsters Litigation Groups with Addition of Three Lateral Partners
February 5, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce the hiring of three lateral partners, all of whom once worked together at the law firm of Hicks, Casey & Foster PC: William T. Casey Jr., Erica Morton and Richie Foster, who most recently worked at Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLP. The new partners will bolster Swift Currie’s practices in trucking, retail and liability insurance litigation. Swift Currie and the new partners have shared clients for years – sometimes in different practice areas – making for an ideal union. Casey, Morton and Foster are bringing with them to Swift Currie seven additional attorneys with whom they have worked in the past. To finish out its hiring to start 2018, Swift Currie also has hired three other attorneys to support a number of practice groups, bringing its total number of January hires to 13.

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