Nick Laybourn is the head of HunterMaclean’s litigation practice group. He is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who has successfully represented businesses and individuals in Georgia’s State and Federal Courts. Nick’s clients include local, regional, and national companies involved in disputes throughout the state of Georgia.
Nick has experience in a variety of litigation-based practice areas including personal injury defense, business litigation, real estate and construction litigation, trucking litigation, and toxic tort/products liability defense. Nick also routinely represents property owners in condemnation actions.
Nick serves as outside general counsel to several small and mid-sized corporations. In this role, Nick routinely provides risk management counsel to help clients avoid future litigation that may arise out of the day-to-day business decisions a company makes. Nick advises clients on a variety of transactional matters, proposed terms and conditions upon which a business may be bound in its operations, employment matters, as well as an array of other issues that arise in the course of doing business. Nick’s diverse litigation experience provides the background upon which Nick can assist the client in avoiding expensive and time-consuming litigation.
Nick is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Georgia’s trial courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court.
Nick graduated from Clemson University in 2001 with a B.S. in Marketing. In 2005, he earned his J.D. from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law.