William G. Hasty, Jr.

William G. Hasty, Jr.: Attorney with Hasty Pope LLP
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  • 2890 Piedmont Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30339
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William G. “Billy” Hasty, a native of Canton, Georgia, has practiced law in Georgia since 1974. Specializing in civil litigation, Mr. Hasty has attained some of the highest jury verdicts in the United States in cases involving exposure to pesticides. He successfully represented plaintiffs in the L-Tryptophan litigation suit, and has represented and litigated for municipal and county government entities his entire career. He has served as Canton City Attorney and as attorney for the Cherokee County Development Authority for more than 20 years.


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional memberships

- Leadership Cherokee, 1988, charter member

- Leadership Georgia,1989, member

- American Association for Justice

- Cherokee County Bar Association

Areas of Practice (85)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Toxic Torts
  • Municipal Law
  • Beryllium Exposure
  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation
  • Birth Trauma
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medication Errors
  • Mental Health Professionals Malpractice
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Negligence
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Airbag Injury
  • All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability
  • Automotive Crashworthiness
  • Automotive Design Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Breast Implant Litigation
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Manufacturers Liability
  • Product Failure
  • Product Safety
  • Recreational Products Liability
  • Seat Belt Injury
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Vehicle Rollovers
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Seatbelt Injury
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Liability
  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
770-479-0366  Phone
770-479-0139  Fax
University Attended:
University of Georgia-Athens, B.S., 1969
Law School Attended:
Mercer University, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1974, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1974, Georgia
Cherokee County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; Blue Ridge Circuit Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Canton, Georgia, July 7, 1947
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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