Atlanta Magazine recently named 11 HunterMaclean attorneys as Georgia Super Lawyers in its March 2007 issue. The Georgia Super Lawyers honor is given annually to the top five percent of attorneys in the state, as chosen by their peers and through independent research by Law & Politics, a magazine which published the first list of Super Lawyers 16 years ago.
HunterMaclean’s attorneys were selected after ballots were sent to Georgia lawyers who have been licensed in the state for five years or more. Listed in the Georgia Super Lawyers 2007 publication as well as in a special edition of Atlanta Magazine, the attorneys are organized by their primary areas of practice.
HunterMaclean recently hired Elizabeth F. Thompson as special counsel for the law firm’s residential real estate practice. In her new position, Thompson leads the busy practice, which handles a wide range of real estate transactions.
Thompson, who worked as an associate at HunterMaclean from 1986 to 1991, has more than 20 years of experience as a successful closing attorney and brings extensive leadership experience to her new position at the firm. She and her husband, John, recently returned to Savannah from Macon, where Thompson serves as the president of the Macon Bar Association.
HunterMaclean’s Transportation Law Practice Team unites the firm’s shipping, maritime, trucking and litigation experts to offer optimal representation for new and existing clients.
One of HunterMaclean’s own nominated as one of the “People to Watch” in Savannah Magazine.
HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that attorney R. Scott Tobin recently joined the law firm’s Corporate Law practice group.
An experienced entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Tobin most recently served as special counsel to Nexsen Pruett Adams Kleemeier in Greensboro, N.C., where his practice focused on corporate governance, technology acquisitions and finance. His career includes work as an international advisor for European businesses, an assistant attorney general for the State of Georgia, and chairman and CEO of a North Carolina manufacturing firm.
By Colin A. McRae, published on November 13, 2006, in Savannah Business Report.
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit essentially torpedoed the Supreme Court’s attempt in 2004 to establish a uniform policy for dealing with loss and damage claims on intermodal shipments moving in international commerce.
“This is an important decision that will impact a number of area companies,” said Colin McRae, a maritime attorney and partner at the law firm of HunterMaclean. “Transportation of cargo is big business in coastal Georgia.”
Wade Herring, a partner at the law firm of HunterMaclean, was recently admitted to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of attorneys, judges and law professors who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Membership in The Fellows is limited to one third of one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.
Established in 1955, The Fellows encourage and support the research programs of the American Bar Foundation, an organization which is dedicated to advancing justice through research on law, legal institutions and legal processes. Members are nominated by Fellows in their jurisdiction and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.
Georgia Super Lawyers recently honored seven HunterMaclean attorneys as 2007 Rising Stars, setting a new firm record. Brad Harmon, Matt Henderson, Adam G. Kirk, Bates Lovett, Jessica L. McClellan, Colin McRae and Chris Smith have each been named Rising Stars in recognition of their outstanding contributions to law in Georgia.
Atlanta Magazine has named nine HunterMaclean attorneys as Georgia Super Lawyers in its March 2006 issue. The Georgia Super Lawyershonor is given annually to the top five percent of attorneys in the state, as chosen by their peers and through independent research by Law & Politics, a magazine which published the first list of Super Lawyers 15 years ago.
HunterMaclean’s attorneys were selected after ballots were sent to Georgia lawyers who have been licensed in the state for five years or more. Listed in the Georgia Super Lawyers 2006 publication as well as in a special edition of Atlanta Magazine, the attorneys are organized by their primary areas of practice.