Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is saddened to announce the passing of Atlanta-based partner and beloved colleague Richie Foster. Foster passed away on April 6, 2021, at the age of 55. He was a leader known for his wisdom, creativity and knack for forming real relationships with everyone he met. He was a true trial lawyer with strong feelings about how to practice law, try a case and relate to those on a jury. He willingly shared his knowledge and was a great mentor to many.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of three new attorneys, including Todd Boyce and Amber O’Connell in the firm’s Atlanta office and Brett Aaron in Birmingham. Boyce, who previously practiced with the firm between 2007 and 2010, rejoins as a senior attorney, and Aaron and O’Connell each join as associates.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce four of its Atlanta-based attorneys have been included in the 2021 Super Lawyers list for Georgia, and an additional 10 Swift Currie attorneys in Atlanta have been recognized as 2021 Rising Stars.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of 15 new attorneys in the firm’s Atlanta office during the final months of 2020 and into January 2021. The additions include attorneys Justin Averett, Rebecca Beane, Lauren Byrne, Danielle Doctor, Ames Filippini, Graham Foster, Scotty Hoffman, Jessica Hubbartt, Ben McClure, Kyle McDonald, Marissa Merrill, Tara Schlairet, Brandon Rosenstein, Logan Stone and Ben Yancey.
- 01.26.2021Swift Currie Partner Lane Finch Appointed as Vice Chair of DRI Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce partner Lane Finch has been appointed as Vice Chair of the DRI Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee. The roundtable is an invitation-only event for top insurance executives and outside coverage attorneys.
- 01.25.2021Swift Currie Attorney Marvis Jenkins Earns Membership in National Black Lawyers' Top 100 for the Second Consecutive Year
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce Marvis Jenkins has been named a member of The National Black Lawyers’ Top 100 for the second year in a row. This invitation-only membership is limited to the top 100 African American attorneys in Georgia who promote diversity and equality in the legal system.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the elevation of three attorneys as new partners in the Atlanta office. Newly named partners, effective Jan. 1, 2021, include Marcus Dean, Christy Maple and Robert Smith. Their promotions bring the firm’s partnership to 68 attorneys.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce three of its Birmingham-based attorneys have been named as Rising Stars in the 2020 Insurance Coverage category of the Mid-South Super Lawyers list. Brandon Clapp and Brian Richardson were recognized for the third consecutive year and Murray Flint was recognized for the first time.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce its inclusion on the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list, which recognizes quality and breadth of service provided, based on reviews from both clients and peers. Swift Currie was recognized for its work nationally and in both the Atlanta and Birmingham metropolitan areas. The complete list of the firm’s rankings is available here.
- 10.27.2020Swift Currie Attorneys Sara Alexandre and Gerond Lawrence Named to The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce Sara Alexandre and Gerond Lawrence have been named to The National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 for 2020. This year marks Alexandre and Lawrence’s second year in a row of being named to the list.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of six new attorneys in the firm’s Atlanta office. The addition includes attorneys Diego Cardenas, Erik Johnson, Dakota Knehans, Heather Obelgoner, Taylor Orgeron and Collin Smith.
- 08.20.202042 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America© 2021 Rankings, Robert Potter Earns Lawyer of the Year
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, with an additional 21 attorneys recognized in the inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.
- 08.20.2020Swift Currie Attorney Zain Haq Joins Southern Center for Human Rights Ambassadors Leadership Council
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce attorney Zain Haq has joined the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) Ambassadors Leadership Council.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce partner Lisa A. Wade has been appointed as the 2020-2021 Diversity Vice-Chair to the Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Law General Committee, part of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS).
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, congratulates Pamela Lee on her elevation to the Executive Committee of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA). Lee will serve as the secretary of the committee from 2019-2020, a role placing her in the line of succession to become president.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of six new attorneys in the firm’s Atlanta office. The additions include senior attorney Traci Teer, as well as attorneys Kristin Tucker, Christopher Beerman, Shivam Kumar, Gerond Lawrence and Philip Poole.
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