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John M. Hudgins, IV


Skip Hudgin's civil litigation defense practice focuses on professional liability, including the representation of hospital corporations, physician groups, hospitals, nursing homes, private doctors and nurses. He defends pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and handles product liability and catastrophic injury litigation.


University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 1972

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1976
Phi Alpha Delta
Editorial Board, Georgia Law Review

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Awards & Recognitions

Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers List, Civil Litigation Defense (2004-2015)

Best Lawyers® 2011-2016, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Best Lawyers® 2011-2016, Personal Injury Litigation

Atlanta Business Chronicle, Who's Who in Law & Accounting  

Professional & Community Activities

Atlanta Bar Association

American Bar Association

Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (President, 1995-1996)

International Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute (Member, Board of Directors, 1995-1997)

Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia

Fellow, American Bar Foundation