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Chad E. Harris


Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation


  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 2003)
  • Furman University (B.A., 2000)


Chad E. Harris concentrates his practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense, representing employers and insurers throughout Georgia.

Mr. Harris has written and presented on a wide variety of topics, ranging from Medicare Set Asides, light duty return to work issues, statutory compliance and financial considerations for employers and insurers. Mr. Harris frequently presents to employers and insurers throughout the Southeast on workers’ compensation defense strategies and has served as editor of the firm’s quarterly publication, The First Report, which focuses on providing employers and insurers with updates and recommendations on workers’ compensation issues. Mr. Harris received his J.D. from The University of Georgia School of Law. Mr. Harris served as a notes editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Mr. Harris received his undergraduate degree from Furman University. As an undergraduate, he was a letterman on the Varsity Tennis Team.

Prior to joining Swift Currie, Mr. Harris practiced in the area of workers’ compensation with another Atlanta law firm. He is admitted to practice in the State of Georgia. He is member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association.


  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • National Association of Professional Employment Organizations
  • State Bar of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Awards & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

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