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N. Daniel Lovein

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N. Daniel Lovein

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Biography

A Nashville, Georgia, native, Daniel Lovein practices in the areas of workers’ compensation defense, premise liability, medical malpractice, real estate, school law, and local government law.

Experience

Education

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

Governmental Liability

Daniel 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.

Labor & Employment

Daniel is 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.

Medical Malpractice

Daniel 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.

Premises Liability

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

Real Estate

Daniel has experience in both residential and commercial real estate closings.

Workers' Compensation

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

Credentials

Admitted

State Courts:

  • Georgia, 1997
    • Court of Appeals, 1998
    • Supreme Court, 1999

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2000

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2000

Education

  • J.D., Mercer University, 1997
  • B.B.A., University of Georgia, 1994

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Insurance Defense Section
  • DRI, Lawyers Professionalism & Ethics Committee
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Glynn County Bar Association: Former President
  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers’ Compensation Section

Recognition

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Presentations

  • Medical Malpractice Hot Topics & Best Practices
    GAHA Annual Meeting & Health Law Update; April 17, 2023

Publications

  • Defense Counsel USA v. Castro
    United States Supreme Court, October 2003

In the Press

55 Hall Booth Smith Lawyers Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers® Award Recipients

Hall Booth Smith is pleased to announce that 55 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. “For more than 40 years, the rigorous methodology of Best Lawyers® has ensured the

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers In America 2023

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 47 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS attorneys

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored By The Best Lawyers In America© 2022

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 25 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored By The Best Lawyers In America© 2021

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS

HBS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Brunswick Office

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is proud to have become one of the leading full-service firms in the Southeast over the past 30 years, and the firm is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its office in Brunswick, Georgia. Soon after Hall Booth Smith opened for business in Atlanta, the firm’s leaders realized there was

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored By The Best Lawyers In America© 2020

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America©

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 21 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS attorneys and

HBS Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers

In the 2017 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) will once again be recognized for its outstanding legal work as seven of its attorneys are on the list of Super Lawyers: Phillip E. Friduss, John E. Hall, Jr., and Rush S. Smith, Jr. of the Atlanta office; James B. Durham and N. Daniel

HBS Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers

In the 2016 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) will once again be recognized for its outstanding legal work as nine of its attorneys are on the list of Super Lawyers: Alex H. Booth, Phillip E. Friduss, John E. Hall, Jr., and Rush S. Smith, Jr. of the Atlanta office; James B. Durham and N.

HBS Attorneys Recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine

In the 2015 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) will once again been recognized for its outstanding legal work as five of its attorneys will be on the list of Super Lawyers: Alex H. Booth, John E. Hall, Jr., and Rush S. Smith, Jr. of the Atlanta office; Daniel Lovein of the Brunswick office; and Anthony

Atlanta Magazine Names Six to the List of Georgia’s “Rising Star” 2012

The law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) placed six attorneys on Atlanta Magazine’s list of Georgia’s “Rising Stars 2012.”  Attorneys Matthew Allen and Shaun M. Daugherty of the Atlanta office; Ernest Beaton, IV, Charles A. Dorminy, and N. Daniel Lovein of the Brunswick office; and Patrick N. Millsaps of the Albany office were all