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Michael Williams

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775
Michael Williams is a partner with Hall Booth Smith in its professional liability, long term care / aging services and general liability practice groups. Mr. Williams concentrates his practice on a wide variety of matters involving high exposure catastrophic damage claims. Having handled numerous cases involving unique medical issues, he has demonstrated an ability to distill complex technical facts into simple concepts that are easily understood by juries.
Mr. Williams regularly defends healthcare providers in professional malpractice claims. In addition, he defends long term care and group home facilities in negligence actions. He advises clients on risk management matters and assists with government or internal investigations related to alleged health care fraud and abuse.
With a legal career that spans over three decades, Mr. Williams also has extensive experience in handling premises liability, construction defect and transportation liability cases. Mr. Williams is a former City Attorney, and, in that role, he gained considerable experience in municipal government matters.
Mr. Williams has tried numerous cases to verdict in both federal and state courts. He has argued before the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Due to his ability to formulate compelling defenses in very difficult cases, Mr. Williams has successfully resolved numerous high-exposure cases at mediation.
Mr. Williams is AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He earned a Juris Doctorate, from Georgia State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Georgia.
Mr. Williams is a native of Smyrna, Georgia, and currently lives in Smyrna with his wife and two children.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D. Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA 1987
  • B.A. University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1984
  • A.S. Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA 1982

PUBLICATIONS

  • BIM Technology:  Assessing Your Legal Risks, The Georgia Contractor  May/June 2010
  • Taking the LEED in Litigation: Predictions and Protections, The Georgia Contractor  March/April 2011
  • New Considerations for Joint Venture Agreements, The Georgia Contractor  May/June 2011
  • Contract Negotiations: An Indemnity Tug-of-War, The Georgia Contractor September/October 2011

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Hall Booth Smith (HBS) is proud to announce Mr. Michael Williams joined the firm as Of Counsel on September 10, 2012. In this role, Mr. Williams
Practice Specific Experience
Michael Williams is a partner with Hall Booth Smith in its professional liability, long term care / aging services and general liability practice groups. Mr. Williams concentrates his practice on a wide variety of matters involving high exposure catastrophic damage claims. Having handled numerous cases involving unique medical issues, he has demonstrated an ability to distill complex technical facts into simple concepts that are easily understood by juries.
Mr. Williams regularly defends healthcare providers in professional malpractice claims. In addition, he defends long term care and group home facilities in negligence actions. He advises clients on risk management matters and assists with government or internal investigations related to alleged health care fraud and abuse.
With a legal career that spans over three decades, Mr. Williams also has extensive experience in handling premises liability, construction defect and transportation liability cases. Mr. Williams is a former City Attorney, and, in that role, he gained considerable experience in municipal government matters.
Mr. Williams has tried numerous cases to verdict in both federal and state courts. He has argued before the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Due to his ability to formulate compelling defenses in very difficult cases, Mr. Williams has successfully resolved numerous high-exposure cases at mediation.
Mr. Williams is AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He earned a Juris Doctorate, from Georgia State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Georgia.
Mr. Williams is a native of Smyrna, Georgia, and currently lives in Smyrna with his wife and two children.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D. Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA 1987
  • B.A. University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1984
  • A.S. Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA 1982

PUBLICATIONS

  • BIM Technology:  Assessing Your Legal Risks, The Georgia Contractor  May/June 2010
  • Taking the LEED in Litigation: Predictions and Protections, The Georgia Contractor  March/April 2011
  • New Considerations for Joint Venture Agreements, The Georgia Contractor  May/June 2011
  • Contract Negotiations: An Indemnity Tug-of-War, The Georgia Contractor September/October 2011

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Hall Booth Smith (HBS) is proud to announce Mr. Michael Williams joined the firm as Of Counsel on September 10, 2012. In this role, Mr. Williams
Practice Specific Experience