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John Lange

191 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303

John Lange is Of Counsel in our Atlanta office and has more than 25 years of litigation experience. He represents clients in aging services, construction, general liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice matters. He also serves as a mediator helping clients resolve disputes in alternative forums.

John has extensive experience litigating complex matters in multiple jurisdictions. He served as national discovery counsel for long-term health care and home-improvement retail companies across 29 states requiring oversight of and careful coordination with local defense counsel.

He also served as general counsel for one of the leading surplus lines insurance agencies in the Southeast and its affiliated claims management, premium finance, and reinsurance companies. In that role, he managed coverage analysis, claims, and litigation arising from general liability, commercial property, commercial automobile, garage liability, and auto dealer policies for multiple insurers.

John often represents health-care providers, insurers, agents, and contractors against claims of professional malpractice, negligence, bad faith, and breach of contract. He also counsels clients on licensing and disciplinary matters, internal investigations and other professional needs.

John earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Georgia, where he served as Articles Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. He completed a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia with concentrations in risk management, finance, and organizational consulting. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia with a double major in English and History.

John is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has mediated hundreds of construction and general liability disputes across the Southeast. He holds the designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and holds an Associate designation in Claims, Surplus Lines Insurance, and Reinsurance. He is also a licensed insurance agent and claims adjuster in the State of Georgia, and a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).

EXPERIENCE

John has more than a quarter of a century of experience as a litigator, and he represents clients in aging services, construction, general liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice and ethics matters. He is also a mediator, and has helped clients resolve numerous construction and general liability disputes outside of court.

ADMITTED

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia State Courts
  • Georgia Superior Courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Georgia
  • MBA, University of Georgia
  • B.A., University of Virginia

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Atlanta Claims Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • CPCU Society
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • UVA Club of Atlanta (Past President)
ATLANTA – July 20, 2020 – Experienced litigator John D. Lange has joined Hall Booth Smith, P.C. as Of Counsel in its Atlanta headquarters office,
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John Lange is Of Counsel in our Atlanta office and has more than 25 years of litigation experience. He represents clients in aging services, construction, general liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice matters. He also serves as a mediator helping clients resolve disputes in alternative forums.

John has extensive experience litigating complex matters in multiple jurisdictions. He served as national discovery counsel for long-term health care and home-improvement retail companies across 29 states requiring oversight of and careful coordination with local defense counsel.

He also served as general counsel for one of the leading surplus lines insurance agencies in the Southeast and its affiliated claims management, premium finance, and reinsurance companies. In that role, he managed coverage analysis, claims, and litigation arising from general liability, commercial property, commercial automobile, garage liability, and auto dealer policies for multiple insurers.

John often represents health-care providers, insurers, agents, and contractors against claims of professional malpractice, negligence, bad faith, and breach of contract. He also counsels clients on licensing and disciplinary matters, internal investigations and other professional needs.

John earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Georgia, where he served as Articles Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. He completed a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia with concentrations in risk management, finance, and organizational consulting. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia with a double major in English and History.

John is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has mediated hundreds of construction and general liability disputes across the Southeast. He holds the designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and holds an Associate designation in Claims, Surplus Lines Insurance, and Reinsurance. He is also a licensed insurance agent and claims adjuster in the State of Georgia, and a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).

EXPERIENCE

John has more than a quarter of a century of experience as a litigator, and he represents clients in aging services, construction, general liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice and ethics matters. He is also a mediator, and has helped clients resolve numerous construction and general liability disputes outside of court.

ADMITTED

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia State Courts
  • Georgia Superior Courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Georgia
  • MBA, University of Georgia
  • B.A., University of Virginia

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Atlanta Claims Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • CPCU Society
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • UVA Club of Atlanta (Past President)
ATLANTA – July 20, 2020 – Experienced litigator John D. Lange has joined Hall Booth Smith, P.C. as Of Counsel in its Atlanta headquarters office,
Practice Specific Experience
Related Industries