|Civil Trial Practice||Insurance Defense|
|Intellectual Property Law||Medical Malpractice|
About this office:
In 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. opened its doors as a litigation firm in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm has expanded from an insurance defense practice to a full service law firm with over thirty practice areas. Headquartered in Atlanta, HBS maintains with regional offices throughout the Southeast. HBS has expanded our service internationally by opening an office in Tbilisi, Georgia.
With over 200 attorneys and staff, we provide the legal counsel associated with a larger law firm and the personal attention and effectiveness of a smaller firm. Nationally and internationally, we offer our clients personal and professional expertise resulting from our own experience as local, state, and federal government officials; service in various branches of the military; and memberships and leaderships in community, state, and federal committees. Our attorneys have extensive experience speaking and/or serving as panelists at industry related events, authoring articles and various white papers for industry and trade publications, conducting continuing legal education seminars, and serving on boards of professional industry and trade organizations.
Our clients range from individuals to governments and government agencies as well as domestic and international companies. We work hard to anticipate, advise, and assist our clients throughout the entire legal process.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Agricultural Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution/Arbitration; Appellate Practice; Business Litigation; Clean Technology; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Cyber Risk & Liability; Education Law; Employment Law; Energy, Regulatory & Utilities; Environmental, Mass Torts & Land Use; Family Law/Domestic Relations; Federal Practice; General Civil Practice; General Liability; Government Contracting; Government Affairs; Governmental Liability; Health Care; Immigration and Naturalization; Insurance Coverage; Insurance Defense; International Law; Intellectual Property/Entertainment; International Trade; Long Term and Senior Housing Industry; Outside General Counsel - Health Care; Professional Negligence/Medical Malpractice; Products Liability; Professional Negligence/Non Medical and Fiduciary; Property/SIU; Real Estate; Restaurant and Hospitality; Retail Liability; Taxation; Transactional; Transportation; Workers Compensation; Wills, Trusts & Estates.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Court of Appeals Provides Clarity to Idiopathic Injury Cases
Ariel I. Adams, August 11, 2014
The Court of Appeals has recently issued its decision in Chambers v. Monroe County Board of Commissioners, 2014 Ga. App. LEXIS 551 (2014), providing some clarity in the murky area surrounding idiopathic injuries. The claimant in Chambers was a firefighter/EMT for Monroe County. The claimant was...
I Want to Give All My Property to My Children So the Government Won’t Get It
Michael C. Pruett, July 15, 2014
This is a statement commonly heard in the estate planning practice. It is an assertion cloaked in unstated assumptions, and the meaning therefore varies. Generally, however, the client making this statement usually has one of two things in mind. First, a surprisingly large number of people seem...
Medicaid's Right to Recovery in Workers' Compensation Claims
Lissa F. Klein, July 15, 2014
While employers and insurers are quite familiar with the impact of Medicare in the context of a workers' compensation claim, Medicaid can also greatly affect the handling of a workers' compensation claim as well. Medicaid is a federal entitlement program which provides healthcare to the poorest...
Year Established: 1989
Law Firm Affiliations: TELFA (Trans European Law Firms Alliance)