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Michael Goldman specializes in the defense of product liability, premises liability, professional liability, and general liability cases with an emphasis on catastrophic and high exposure cases for insureds and self-insureds. He currently serves as catastrophic injury counsel for a large carrier as well as national product liability trial counsel for another large carrier.

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  1. Insurance: 100%

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Hawkins & Parnell , LLP

303 Peachtree Street Northeast Suite 4000
Atlanta, GA, 30308

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Professional Malpractice "Lawyer of the Year” in AtlantaBest Lawyers®2016
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2016
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2015
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2014
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2013
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2012
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2011
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2010
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2009
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2008
Top 100 Lawyers in GeorgiaAtlanta Magazine2007
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2007
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2005
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2004
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
Product Liability, Personal Injury, Professional MalpracticeThe Best Lawyers in America©2003
AV Preeminent® Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell®N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP1976 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
Georgia Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
ALFA InternationalMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMemberN/A
Old Warhorse Lawyers ClubMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC)MemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Claims and Litigation Management AllianceMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Larry Davis v. Shelby Specialty Gloves, et al.Favorable verdict
Joanne Gray, et al. v. Leisure Life Industries Inc.Defense verdict in a hard fought, expert-intensive product liability case
Bishop v. David Lindsey Homes, Inc.Lead trial counsel for defendant
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityN/AN/AN/A