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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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“Swift Currie Makes List of Atlanta’s Fastest-Growing Law Firms,” Atlanta Business Chronicle
January 19, 2018

In an article published on January 19, 2018, in the print edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle , Swift Currie is mentioned for making the publication’s annual list of “Fastest-Growing Law Firms By Attorneys” and “Atlanta’s Top 25 Law Firms.” For the full article, subscribers to the Atlanta Business Chronicle may view the digital edition here.

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Swift Currie Promotes Six Attorneys to Partnership
January 3, 2018

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that the firm has elected six attorneys to partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2018. The new partners are Atlanta-based attorneys Ashley Alfonso, Ken Brock, Mark Irby, Marion Martin, Jeff Stinson and Drew Timmons. By adding two new women partners, Swift Currie now has 15 female partners, accounting for 26.8 percent of the firm’s total partners. According to a 2017 National Law Journal report for firms of Swift Currie’s size, the national average is 21.8 percent.

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