Attorney - N. Daniel Lovein

Attorney:

N. Daniel Lovein
Partner
HBS Brunswick Office

P: 912-554-0093
F: 912-554-1973
E: dlovein@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

A Nashville, Georgia native, Mr. Lovein practices in the areas of workers' comp defense, premise liability, medical malpractice, real estate, school law, and local government law. Mr. Lovein presented an argument to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Castro v. United States on October 15, 2003.

Practice Areas

Education

Mr. Lovein has served as local counsel for Professional Association of Georgia Educators. As a result of this representation, Mr. Lovein has had an opportunity to defend and/or assist many Georgia educators when adverse action has been taken against them.

Employment

Mr. Lovein s committed to helping employers avoid, resolve and prevail in employment disputes involving the full range of employment and labor issues. This includes litigation in state and federal courts and the representation of employers before administrative agencies over claims including: discrimination, harassment, retaliation, accommodation, and state torts such as negligent supervision and hiring, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, defamation, invasion of privacy, and wrongful discharge allegations.

Governmental Liability

Mr. Lovein has served as counsel representing several cities and counties throughout South Georgia in the defense of all types of claims including employment related claims, 1983 actions, and other civil rights claims.

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice

Mr. Lovein has served as counsel defending physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice actions for much of his legal career. He has extensive experience in defending all types of medical claims from the filing of the lawsuit through trial.

Real Estate

Mr. Lovein has experience in both residential and commercial real estate closings.

Retail and Hospitality

Mr. Lovein has extensive experience in defending property owners in premises liability actions. Specifically, Mr. Lovein has defended many "slip and fall" actions as well as other premises liability claims for many employers and property owners throughout South Georgia.

Transportation

Workers’ Compensation

Mr. Lovein has served as defense counsel for many employers throughout South Georgia in the defense of workers' compensation claims. Mr. Lovein has extensive experience in the defense of all types of workers' compensation claims.

Education

Mercer University, J.D., 1997
University of Georgia, BBA, 1994

Admitted

Georgia, All Superior Courts, 1997
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1998
Georgia Supreme Court, 1999
United States District Court for the Southern District, 2000
U.S. District Court for the Middle District, 2003
11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000

Membership

President, Glynn County Bar Association
ABA (Insurance Defense Section)
Workers' Compensation Section of State Bar of Georgia
Defense Research Institute - member, Lawyers Professionalism & Ethics Committee

Publications

Defense Counsel "USA v Castro" United State Supreme Court, October 2003.

Activities

Successfully appeared before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on October 15, 2003. Favorable decision rendered on December 15, 2003, involving Federal Habeas Corpus issue under Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.

Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012

Super Lawyers 2013-2017

Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, 2015