Mark T. Dietrichs, a partner with the law firm of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in property insurance law and the representation of insurance companies in first- and third-party coverage litigation, extra-contractual claims, and property subrogation cases. He has more than thirty (30) years’ experience investigating and trying coverage, bad faith, arson, fraud and property damage cases in State and Federal Courts throughout Georgia and the Southeast.
Mr. Dietrichs serves on the Litigation and the Tort and Insurance Practice Sections of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Defense Research Institute, the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association and the Atlanta Bar Association. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the Georgia Fire Investigators Association, the Metro Fire Investigators Association and the Southern Loss Association. He has served as the Chairman of the Ethics and Grievance Committee for the Georgia Fire Investigators Association for more than a decade.
Mr. Dietrichs has presented numerous seminars on property insurance issues to the Georgia Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the International Association of Arson Investigators, the Georgia Fire Investigators Association, the Southeastern Claims Executive Association, the Atlanta Claims Association, the Southern Loss Association, the Women’s Insurance Association and other professional organizations. He is also a frequent speaker and contributor to the annual Southeastern Arson Seminar sponsored by the Georgia State Fire Marshal’s Office and various seminars sponsored by the local and statewide Chapters of the G.F.I.A.
Mr. Dietrichs is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Georgia and all Georgia Appellate Courts.
Mr. Dietrichs received a B.A. degree with distinction at the University of Virginia in 1978 and graduated, cum laude, in 198l, from the University of Georgia with a law degree. He was an Oralist and Brief Writer for the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and served on the staff of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law as Articles Editor. He has worked with Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers since 1981.