Douglas W. Brown, Jr., joined Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, in 1996. He was admitted to practice in Georgia in 1992 and is also licensed in Tennessee. Mr. Brown has concentrated his practice in workers' compensation defense, liability defense and employment law. Mr. Brown received his B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University in 1988, and graduated from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1992. Currently, he is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Tennessee, as well as a member of the State Bar of Georgia's Workers' Compensation Section.
Mr. Brown is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including defending workers' compensation claims, the overlap of workers' compensation with ADA, FMLA, and employment discrimination suits, drugs and alcohol in the work place and subrogation. Specifically, he has spoken at the annual seminar presented by the State Board of Workers' Compensation and the State Bar of Georgia's Workers' Compensation annual seminar.