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Roberson Receives Fred H. Sievert Award From DRI
September 4, 2013
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce Lynn Roberson was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Fred H. Sievert award. This award is presented by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) to an individual who has made a significant contribution towards achieving the goals and objectives of the organized defense bar. All nominees must be the current or past president of a State and Local Defense Organization (SLDO), who have initiated innovative projects for the betterment of the organization and exercised strong leadership.
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Swift Currie Sponsoring the 2013 CLM Claims College
September 4, 2013
The CLM Claims College educates claims professionals so they can do their current jobs better and gain the knowledge they need to advance their careers. College Faculty includes senior level leaders from both insurance companies and major corporations.

Guided by some of the brightest minds in the claims industry, the Claims College is divided into schools, each focused on a specific audience. During the inaugural year of the College, curriculum will be introduced in three schools — Claims Management, School of Professional Lines and Workers' Comp. “We are thrilled that Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers is sponsoring our inaugural Claims College,” remarked Adam Potter, Executive Director of the CLM. 
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Swift Currie's 2014 Best Lawyers
August 16, 2013
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® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). The named attorneys and their designated specialties are:
• John F. Sacha, workers’ compensation law –  employers
• Stephen L. Cotter, insurance law
• Robert R. Potter, workers’ compensation – employers
• Douglas A. Bennett, workers’ compensation law – employers
• Lynn M. Roberson, insurance law
• M. Diane Owens, product liability litigation –  defendants
• Roger E. Harris, medical malpractice law – defendants and personal injury litigation – defendants
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Swift Currie is Pleased to Welcome New Partner Roger E. Harris and Associate Shannon S. Hinson
July 29, 2013
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, an Atlanta-based law firm, is proud to announce the addition of Roger E. Harris to the firm’s partnership. Additionally, the firm welcomes new associate, Shannon S. Hinson. Read More
Glover McGhee Founding Partner of Swift Currie Passes Away
July 29, 2013
It is with the great sadness that Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers announces the passing of founding partner, Glover McGhee, on July 25, 2013. Read More
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