Ernest L. “Chip” Beaton IV joins HBS

BRUNSWICK, GA – – Hall, Booth, Smith (HBS) is proud to welcome E. Chip Beaton as a new associate in the Brunswick office. Prior to joining HBS, Mr. Beaton was an associate for a mid-sized Atlanta law firm. Mr. Beaton received a B.S. in Business Administration from Jacksonville University in 2005. He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2008. In addition to his academic success,

Mr. Beaton served as articles editor for the Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Mr. Beaton practices in the areas of construction litigation, commercial litigation, workers’ compensation defense, and general liability defense. His outstanding expertise in these fields will contribute greatly to the already outstanding work done by the Brunswick office. HBS is pleased that Mr. Beaton will be lending his experience and knowledge to this growing office.

Hall, Booth, Smith currently has eight regional offices in Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina. The firm has recently opened its first international office in Tbilisi, Georgia. HBS continues to grow and expand in order to better serve its clients. Mr. Beaton is another reminder of the firm’s continuing commitment to hiring accomplished and capable attorneys that can provide first-class legal services to their clients.