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DRI Appoints Swift Currie's Lane Finch to Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee
November 29, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based partner F. Lane Finch Jr. was recently appointed to the Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee by the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Finch has been an active member of DRI, and currently serves as vice chair of the DRI’s Insurance Law Committee. DRI is the leading organization of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Finch has handled litigation and insurance coverage claims for 30 years, including litigation and coverage involving $500 million or more.

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Swift Currie Recognized in Best Law Firms 2018
November 1, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that it was recognized in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list. Six of the firm’s practice areas were included in the designation as the firm received recognition for its work nationally and for its work out of the Atlanta and Birmingham metropolitan areas. The complete list is available today here.

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Swift Currie Welcomes Three New Associates in Atlanta
October 11, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates to its Atlanta office: Evelyn French joins the Litigation practice group and Clayton “Clay” O. Knowles and Brycen Maenza join the firm’s Coverage and Commercial Litigation practice group. Swift Currie has now added a total of 12 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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Partner Lane Finch Earns Honor, Reappointed to Prestigious Committee
September 18, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that Birmingham-based partner F. Lane Finch, Jr. has been named as an Elite Lawyer of the South by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Finch has been reappointed as vice chair of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Insurance Law Committee. Finch, who opened Swift Currie’s Birmingham office in October 2015, advises clients on insurance coverage and bad faith claims and defends first-party and third-party insurance-related claims involving everything from arson and fraud and property claims to specialty coverages such as professional liability, construction claims and excess coverage.

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Swift Currie Attorney Appointed to Handshake Atlanta's Advisory Board
August 28, 2017

Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce that Atlanta-based associate Donovan Potter has been appointed to the advisory board of Handshake Atlanta, a non-profit organization dedicated to coaching Atlanta high school student-athletes for success in life. The Handshake Atlanta program, launched in 2017, consists of a college scholarship, the assignment by the organization of a “Handshake Coach” to athletes in the program and eight meetings throughout the year to help students prepare for their future.

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