Hank Pittman

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Hank Pittman



Hank Pittman is a Partner in our office in Tifton, Georgia, and he concentrates his practice on local government management and liability, transportation, education, general liability, agribusiness, general business litigation, and medical malpractice.

Early in his career, Hank served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit and handled a variety of legal matters. In 1997, he returned to his hometown of Tifton to join Reinhardt Whitley and Wilmot P.C., and he was made a partner four years later. He practiced in a wide range of areas including criminal defense, domestic relations, business law, real estate, probate, local government, banking, medical malpractice, insurance defense, transportation, education, and eminent domain.

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In recent years, he has focused his practice on local government litigation, business litigation, agribusiness litigation, transportation, local government management, general liability, and insurance defense. He has been involved in complex litigation between counties and municipalities.

Hank also represents agricultural businesses that process and market crops and businesses that manufacture agricultural equipment and sell agricultural inputs.

Hank earned a Juris Doctor from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Georgia. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Tifton Bar Association.



State Courts:

  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals, Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., Mercer University
  • B.S., Agriculture, University of Georgia

In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Names Six New Partners

ATLANTA – November 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has named six new partners as the firm elevates leaders and recognizes their outstanding service to clients. Joining the firm’s partnership ranks are Abe Varner, J. Felicia LeRay, and Paul Trainor in Atlanta; Hank Pittman and J.D. Dean in Tifton; and Spencer Craig Gill

HBS Adds Hank Pittman as Associate in Tifton Office

TIFTON, GA – July 31, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. welcomes Hank Pittman as an associate in its growing office in Tifton, Georgia. He specializes in transportation, education, government, general liability, agribusiness and food, and medical malpractice matters. Pittman was previously a partner at another firm in Tifton, where he handled a variety of