Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces seven new attorneys joined the firm in October and November 2019. The additions include attorneys Shannon Auvil, Elijah Davis, Monica Dean, Colleen Hampton, Austin Hiffa and Justin Jorgensen in the Atlanta office, and Kayla Washington in Birmingham. With today’s announcement, the firm has added 26 new attorneys so far this year after adding 45 new hires in 2018, bringing the firm’s headcount to more than 150 attorneys.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that Alabama-based partner F. Lane Finch, Jr., has been reappointed as chair of DRI’s (formerly known as Defense Research Institute) Insurance Law Committee and also reappointed to DRI’s Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee. DRI is the leading organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel, with more than 25,000 members.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce two of its Birmingham-based attorneys have been named as Rising Stars in the 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list. Brandon J. Clapp and Brian C. Richardson were each recognized for the second consecutive year in the Insurance Coverage category. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are honored as Rising Stars, who must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for less than 10 years.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce its inclusion on the 2020 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.
- 10.15.2019Swift Currie Attorneys Sara Alexandre and Avery Carter Named to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces five new attorneys joined the firm’s Atlanta office in September. The additions include senior attorney Janie E. Hagood and attorneys Briana A. Burrows, Anelise R. Codrington, Amy D. Katz and Matthew A. Liverman. Their arrival follows the addition of 14 attorneys so far this year and 45 new hires in 2018, bringing the firm’s headcount to more than 150 attorneys.
- 08.15.201916 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Best Lawyers in America, C. Bradford Marsh Named Lawyer of the Year
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce 16 of the firm’s attorneys in Atlanta and Birmingham have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with Swift Currie representing seven different practice areas. Additionally, C. Bradford Marsh earned the “Lawyer of the Year” Award in Atlanta for the category of Professional Malpractice Law: Defendants.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of three new attorneys to the firm’s Atlanta office: Lauren R. Smith, Pearce W.J. Taylor and Brendan S. Thompson. Their arrival follows the addition of 11 attorneys so far this year and 45 new hires in 2018, bringing the firm’s headcount to approximately 150 attorneys and making it the largest firm in Georgia focused solely on litigation.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the launch of its new website as a continuation of its firmwide modernization and rebranding initiative to align with the firm’s expanding services and rapid growth in Georgia and Alabama. The site combines dynamic, user-friendly features with powerful information management tools to further fulfill Swift Currie’s promise of client-focused litigators who provide excellent counsel for all types of litigation. Swift Currie’s marketing director, Ashley Mucha, and partner Chad Harris spearheaded the project. The updated website, developed by Firmseek, is available at https://www.swiftcurrie.com.
- 06.03.2019Swift Currie Continues Growth in Atlanta with Addition of 5 New Attorneys; Welcomes 2019 Class of Summer Associates
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of five attorneys to its Atlanta office during May 2019, as well as the start of the firm’s six summer associates on May 20. The newest arrivals to the growing firm include associates Alex A. Mikhalevsky, Jenifer F. Pfanzelt, Kathryn B. Robertson, Riley W. Snider and Kenneth C. Wilson. These latest additions to the firm follow the arrival of six attorneys in the early months of 2019 and 45 new hires in 2018, which brought the firm’s headcount to more than 150 attorneys and made it the largest firm in Georgia focused solely on litigation.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, announces the addition of six attorneys to its Atlanta office during the opening months of 2019. The newest arrivals to the growing firm include senior attorney Thea A. Nanton-Persaud, as well as associates Christine H. Lee, Lauren E. Meadows, Maureen "Molly" D. O’Connor, Hannah Beth Reynolds and Raqketa D. Williams. These latest additions to the firm follow a year of growth for Swift Currie that included 45 new hires and brought the firm’s attorney headcount to 150 attorneys, making it the largest firm in Georgia focused solely on litigation.
- 03.21.2019Swift Currie Attorney Trey Dowdey Appointed Commander of 10th Legal Operations Detachment of US Army Reserve Legal Command
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce Carl “Trey” K. Dowdey, III, has been selected to take over command of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 10th Legal Operations Detachment, which falls under the U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command out of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Dowdey’s appointment will take effect on June 22, 2019, and will make him one of just 23 Legal Operations Detachment commanders nationwide. In addition to this announcement, Dowdey will also be promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been included in the 2019 list of Georgia Super Lawyers, and an additional seven have been recognized among the publication’s 2019 Rising Stars. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 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 at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the elevation of three attorneys to new partners in the Atlanta office as of January 1, 2019: Jessica M. Phillips, Rebecca E. Strickland and Calvin P. Yaeger. These three additions bring the firm’s partnership to 63 attorneys.
- 12.18.2018Swift Currie Welcomes 45th Attorney in 2018 with Addition of Lauren Paine Kamensky to Atlanta Office
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce the arrival of Lauren Paine Kamensky to the firm’s Atlanta office, which marks Swift Currie’s 45th hire of the year following the firm’s recent addition of nine new attorneys in November. These new additions add to Swift Currie’s growing roster of litigators and brings the firm’s total headcount to 150 attorneys, making it the largest firm in Georgia focused exclusively on litigation.
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