The team of attorneys at HunterMaclean has a proven track record of successfully navigating the complexities of insurance coverage and defense. With a practice that blends a comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry with experience in litigation, HunterMaclean is uniquely positioned to represent clients’ best interests.

Well-informed advocacy

HunterMaclean attorneys are knowledgeable on the workings of federal and state appellate courts, as well as administrative proceedings, arbitration panels, and all other dispute resolution proceedings. HunterMaclean lawyers are panel council for various insurers in a wide range of industries, possessing backgrounds in issues that include insurance defense, bad faith claims, construction defects, personal injury defense, and coverage disputes. Through it all, HunterMaclean litigators stay abreast of current trends affecting the insurance industry and the latest developments in insurance law.

Connections count

In the high-stakes arenas of litigation, HunterMaclean’s experience translates to significant resources. The firm has deep roots in the business, legal and political community. These relationships benefit a broad array of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to self-insured entities.

HunterMaclean’s representation includes:

  • Insurance companies
  • Banks
  • Hospitals
  • Maritime companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Commercial motor carriers
  • Nonprofit corporations

HunterMaclean has a history of success in even the most complex insurance matters, bringing the firm’s signature professionalism and attention to detail to each and every case.

Publications & Presentations


Business Insurance Coverage in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

As a business owner, keeping your doors open to customers is essential to your operations. Closures equate to lost business. If you had an interruption to your operation during hurricane Matthew, you may have insurance that is designed to protect you in this very circumstance.

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Cyber Security for Commercial Real Estate Businesses and Professionals

Cyber attacks of business computer systems and websites are increasingly common. Attorney Daniel Crook discusses security measures that can help protect against attacks.

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Your Business Needs Adequate Insurance Protection--And So Do You

HunterMaclean Partner Arnold Young discusses the key types of insurance business owners may want to consider.

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HunterMaclean Honored with Eight First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2017 “Best Law Firms”

HunterMaclean was honored to be recognized with eight first-tier rankings in the 2017 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The complete list of rankings is published on the U.S. News website.

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HunterMaclean Honored with Eight First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 “Best Law Firms”

HunterMaclean was recently honored with eight first-tier rankings in the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The complete list of rankings is published on the U.S. News web site.

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Attorneys Christopher H. Smith, Francesca Macchiaverna, and Patrick L. Barkley join HunterMaclean

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that the firm’s Savannah office has welcomed three new attorneys: Christopher H. “Smitty” Smith, Francesca Macchiaverna, and Patrick L. Barkley.

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Georgia CEO: HunterMaclean Marks 135 Years in the Practice of Law

The year 2014 marks the 135th anniversary of HunterMaclean. Lucy Adams from Georgia CEO interviewed Managing Partner Frank Macgill regarding HunterMaclean’s history, areas of expertise, milestone anniversary, and future.

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Fifteen HunterMaclean Attorneys Honored as 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Atlanta magazine just announced the top attorneys in the state of Georgia, and 15 attorneys at HunterMaclean were named either Georgia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.


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HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected as Georgia Trend 2013 Legal Elite

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that Georgia Trend recently honored five HunterMaclean attorneys in the magazine’s annual “Legal Elite” ranking, which recognizes top attorneys in the state of Georgia.

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HunterMaclean Honored in 2014 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

HunterMaclean recently earned nine First Tier and four Second Tier rankings in the 2014 edition of  U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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25 HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2014

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.

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Firm Partner Chris Phillips Inducted Into American Board of Trial Advocates

Chris Phillips was recently inducted into the American Board of Trail Advocates, a national association of trial lawyers and judges

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HunterMaclean Honored with First-Tier Rankings in 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Nine HunterMaclean practices were recognized by U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers withFirst-Tier rankings.

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28 HunterMaclean Attorneys Among 'Best'

HunterMaclean, a business law firm with offices in Savannah and Brunswick, has announced that 28 lawyers from the firm were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

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Flying High: Firm Protects Gulfstream's Dispute Resolution Policy

One of Savannah’s largest employers, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. HunterMaclean attorneys have worked with Gulfstream since it first moved to Savannah in 1967 with the encouragement and support of the late Malcolm R. Maclean, then a HunterMaclean partner and former Savannah mayor.

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