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Martin Levinson is a partner in the Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP. Martin represents businesses and individuals in various types of liability defense and litigation, including premises liability, product liability, trucking and transportation law, general property and casualty liability, and insurance and bad faith litigation. Martin handles matters in all phases of the litigation process, including advising clients on litigation avoidance, pre-suit liability and/or coverage analysis, handling matters in active litigation, mediation and settlement, trial, and appeals.


Martin advises and represents individuals and businesses of all types and sizes, ranging from international food and beverage manufacturers, electronics and medical equipment manufacturers, and nationwide trucking and logistics companies to individuals and small business owners faced with litigation or other legal concerns.


Martin strongly believes that obtaining the best outcome for his client in any case requires flexibility, strategic analysis, and creativity.  In every case, Martin's primary focus is to obtain the best possible result for his client by examining the issue or case critically and then presenting the client with available options so that the client can make the right choice for that particular client in that particular matter.

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Contact info

4000 Suntrust Plaza
303 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA, 30308-3243

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 60%
    9 years, 40 cases
  2. Insurance: 30%
    9 years, 20 cases
  3. Appeals: 10%
    9 years, 5 cases

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  • Benjamin M. Byrd

    Marty is a great defense lawyer and a great guy. I would not hesitate to refer a client to him.

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    Benjamin Byrd Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William James Martin

    Marty has a well-earned reputation as a skilled litigator and legal adviser. His experience and expertise make him a valuable asset to both his colleagues and clients.

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    William Martin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200407/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2013
Top Rated Lawyer - Insurance LawGeorgia's Legal Leaders (ALM)2013
Top Rated Lawyer - LitigationGeorgia's Legal Leaders (ALM)2013
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP2007 - Present
Sr. Staff AttorneyHon. J. Antonio DelCampo, DeKalb County State Court2004 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Defense Lawyers AssociationVice Chair, Premises Liability Committee2011 - Present
Council on Litigation Management (now Claims and Litigation Management Alliance - CLM)Member2011 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2007 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present
DeKalb Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of GeorgiaCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Swiss Re (Chicago, IL)"Advanced Strategies for Success in Mediation"2013
Kemper Insurance (Charlotte, NC)"Advanced Strategies for Success in Mediation"2013
GDLA Premises Liability SLC CLE“Premises Liability: Emerging Trends and a Return to the Basics?”2012