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SADDLE BROOK, N.J.– August 11, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to welcome Attorney William R. “Bill” Meiselas to its growing office in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, as the firm expands in the greater New York region. Bill focuses his practice on medical malpractice, health care, aging services and dental matters. Before joining HBS, Bill defended complex medical malpractice, personal injury and general liability lawsuits in New York and New Jersey state courts while working at a boutique firm in the New York area. He also handled medical and dental malpractice claims, healthcare regulatory and transactional matters, general liability
CHARLESTON, S.C.– August 5, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to welcome Of Counsel Margaret “Meg” H. Donahue to its growing office in Charleston, South Carolina, as the firm expands its workers’ compensation practice. Meg represents employers and insurance carriers in coverage disputes, compensability to medically complex cases and toxic exposure in the workplace. Earlier in her career, she spent many years with a large firm in Columbia, South Carolina, and with a boutique firm, where she specialized in workers’ compensation defense, subrogation and insurance coverage. Meg earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law,
MIAMI – July 22, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is thrilled to welcome Christopher Reinkall as a Partner and Emily Roberts as an Associate as the firm’s Miami office grows to meet the needs of clients across South Florida. Reinkall has two decades of experience as a litigator who defends clients in high-stakes lawsuits including catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, transportation, construction and professional negligence. He has served as defense counsel for one of the largest employers of medical professionals in the United States and represented physicians and physician assistants in a wide range of medical negligence actions. He also
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has created a new 24/7 data breach hotline that businesses, governments and other organizations can call for immediate response and assistance on data and technology breaches. Security breaches, ransomware attacks, system compromise and cloud penetrations are a constant threat.  When an attack occurs, the dedicated Data Privacy and Security team at Hall Booth Smith is available 24/7 to provide counsel and guidance in the crucial minutes and hours after an intrusion is discovered. The Hall Booth Smith team will work with you to take immediate action to minimize the damage caused by the hacker, secure personal information, and
ATLANTA – July 20, 2020 – Experienced litigator John D. Lange has joined Hall Booth Smith, P.C. as Of Counsel in its Atlanta headquarters office, bringing decades of expertise to benefit clients in health care and beyond. John has more than 25 years of litigation experience and represents clients in aging services, construction, general liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice matters. He is also a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has vast experience mediating construction and general liability disputes across the Southeast. Previously, John served as national discovery counsel for long-term health care and retail companies across
CHARLOTTE, NC – July 15, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has added Attorney Rylee Dillard to its growing office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rylee focuses her practice on a wide variety of medical malpractice, general liability and workers’ compensation matters. Before joining HBS, she worked at an insurance defense firm in Charlotte where she represented clients in workers' compensation disputes. She also attended hearings before the Industrial Commission, represented clients in mediation and conducted informal negotiations with plaintiffs and their attorneys to resolve claims. Earlier in her career, Rylee worked as a law clerk at a boutique firm in
Congratulations to Hall Booth Smith’s Atlanta office for being recognized by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) as one of “Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” in 2020. This is the eighth consecutive year HBS has received this honor. “Achieving this recognition from employee surveys is certainly rewarding,” said Cathey Turner, Firm Administrator at HBS. “It renews our continuing commitment to be a family of employees, providing a positive working environment with good benefits and career advancement opportunities.” The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their
ATLANTA – June 22, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is happy to welcome Associates Leanne Livingston and Caitlin Correa to its Atlanta headquarters office as the firm expands to serve the needs of clients. Livingston concentrates her practice on a wide range of health care services, ranging from litigation and transactional work to regulatory and compliance matters. Before joining HBS, she worked on the Georgia Secretary of State’s legislative team and helped draft proposed legislation on regulatory issues and policies that impacted licensing boards. She was also a judicial assistant for the Superior Court of Fulton County and she completed
CHARLOTTE, NC – June 16, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has added Associates Brett Lawrence and Christian Ferlan as its office in Charlotte, North Carolina, continues to expand. Lawrence concentrates his practice on data privacy and security matters. Before joining HBS, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Lucy Inman of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh and a legal intern to the Honorable Loren A. Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. He earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the
BRUNSWICK, GA – June 11, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is happy to welcome Stefanie T. McHugh and Mary L. Matthews to our office in Brunswick, Georgia, as our practice in the Golden Isles region continues to expand. McHugh is Of Counsel, and she concentrates her practice on wills, trusts, estate planning, fiduciary law, corporate formation and strategic planning. Earlier in her career, she worked in the private client group of a large bank and helped administer trusts and estates for high net worth individuals and oversaw their investment portfolios. She earned a JD from Emory University School of Law,
June 9, 2020 - The 2020 edition of the Florida Super Lawyers Magazine recognized the law firm of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) for its outstanding legal work, highlighting Tallahassee Partner S. William Fuller, Jr. on its list of Super Lawyers and North Palm Beach Attorney Angela M. Many on its list of Rising Stars. This marks the tenth year that Mr. Fuller has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer for his work in medical malpractice defense. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience. During his career he has tried over 180 cases defending
NORTH PALM BEACH, FL – June 8, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that J. Drew Piersa has joined our office in North Palm Beach, Florida, as the firm expands its medical malpractice, aging services and health care defense services. Piersa is an Associate who concentrates his practice on aging services, dental, health care, medical malpractice, general liability, labor and employment, and professional malpractice and ethics matters. Prior to joining HBS, Piersa was a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp and stationed at Special Operations Command South. He served as legal counsel for two-star general