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ATLANTA – Feb. 21, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to add three new associates across the Southeast to expand its capabilities and strengths in serving client needs. Carl C. Williams is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and he practices on health care, professional negligence and medical malpractice, business litigation and general liability matters. He previously practiced at another firm in Birmingham for four years. Williams earned a J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He also holds a M.A. and a B.A., cum laude, from the Mississippi State University. Dion K. Bass is an associate in the
In the 2019 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: John E. Hall, Jr., Thomas Mazziotti, Rush S. Smith, Jr. and Terrance Sullivan of the Atlanta office; John M. Sheftall and Robert C. Martin of the Columbus office; and Anthony A. Rowell of the Tifton office. The list seeks to recognize outstanding Georgia attorneys from a variety of practice areas. HBS attorneys have been recognized on this list since the
In the 2019 edition of the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has once again been recognized for its outstanding legal work as three of its attorneys are on the list of Rising Stars. Attorneys Kawania James, Joel McKie, of the Atlanta office; and Jennifer Herzog, of the Tifton office, have all received this honor. Partner Kawania B. James was honored as a Rising Star for her work in general litigation. Ms. James’ general liability experience includes the defense of numerous premise liability cases ranging from slip and falls to negligent security allegations. She always
CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that seasoned law enforcement consultant, workplace investigator and litigator Scott MacLatchie is joining the firm as a partner in Charlotte, North Carolina. MacLatchie brings more than three decades of experience as a trial attorney, including serving as lead counsel in class action cases, and in numerous state and federal matters for both public and private sector clients. He has successfully briefed and argued numerous cases before state and federal appeals courts, and is often brought in to investigate workplace harassment, sexual harassment and a variety of other employment claims. A currently
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to add two new associates in the Charlotte office to expand its capabilities and strengths in serving client needs. Jeff Warren is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and he focuses on data privacy and security, professional negligence and malpractice, and general liability matters. He was previously a judicial extern at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Warren earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was president of his class,
ATLANTA – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to add four new associates in the Atlanta office to expand its capabilities and strengths in serving client needs. Tyler Fisher is based in the Atlanta office, and he works on professional negligence and medical malpractice cases. Earlier in his career, he was a prosecuting attorney in the Gwinnett County Solicitor’s Office and the Athens-Clarke County District Attorney’s Office, and he has tried 25 jury trials as first chair. Fisher earned a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. Meredith Knight works in Atlanta,
ATLANTA - Hall Booth Smith, P.C. welcomes four new associates as the firm expands its offices across the Southeast to better serve client needs. Katherine R. Heath is an associate in our office in Asheville, North Carolina, and she handles a wide variety of general liability, governmental liability and product liability matters, as well as professional malpractice and ethics, professional negligence and medical malpractice cases. She earned a Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University. Earlier in her career, Heath was a judicial intern for the North
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA — Hall Booth Smith, P.C. Partner Melanie V. Slaton will lead the firm’s Employment Practice Group that helps clients avoid, resolve and prevail in a wide variety of disputes with employees. A seasoned litigator with more than three decades of experience who is based in HBS’s office in Columbus, Georgia, Slaton has handled complex litigation and class actions in state and federal courts on wage and hour claims, discrimination and harassment matters. She also excels at arbitration and mediation. Slaton advises clients on employment contract negotiations, non-compete agreements and severance agreements, and she helps companies effectively plan and implement
The law firm of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) announced that Columbus, Georgia Mayor Teresa Tomlinson will join its firm as a partner specializing in complex litigation, crisis management and strategic solutions at the conclusion of her term. Mayor Tomlinson will be working out of the firm’s Atlanta and Columbus offices. “Teresa is an amazingly talented attorney and strategic thinker who will play a key leadership role in the firm, and help set the agenda for the future of the firm,” said John Hall, senior partner and co-founder of the firm. “Her sharp mind and legal acumen will enhance our service
In the 2018 edition of the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has been recognized for its outstanding legal work as seven of its attorneys are on the list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The HBS Mid-South Super Lawyers are David Proctor of the Birmingham, AL office; Jennifer Harrison of the Memphis, TN office and Karl Braun of the Nashville, TN office. Four HBS attorneys are listed as Rising Stars: Andrew Knowlton and Rhett Owens of the Birmingham, AL office and Julia Kavanagh and Sarah Pazar Williams of the Memphis office. The list
Hall Booth Smith has been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” by  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2019 ranking. Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alexandra Edge and Jeffrey Warren have joined the firm’s growing office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Edge is an Associate who focuses on data privacy and security, general liability, aging services, health care, and professional negligence and medical malpractice. Earlier in her career, she interned with law firms in Asheville and Raleigh, and she was a teaching assistant for legal analysis, writing and research at Wake Forest University School of Law, from which she earned a J.D. and served as managing editor of the Wake Forest Law Review. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts