WWHGD attorneys have been named to "Best Lawyers in America 2009."
Tony Smith joins WWHGD's Construction Litigation practice as partner.
Ten WWHGD attorneys have been selected as Georgia Super Lawyers.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial partner, Kevin Williams, received a defense verdict for his client in a case stemming from a May 2000 death on a houseboat in Georgia. The victim allegedly died from a drowning caused by disorientation due to carbon monoxide ("CO") poisoning. Testing revealed the deceased had a CO level of 22% in his blood, which was reported as a toxic level.
Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC ("WWHGD") partner, D. Lee Roberts, Jr., has been elected a Colleague of the Nevada Law Foundation.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial expands its Atlanta office with Thomas J. Strueber and Jonathan R. Friedman joining as partners, and McLendon W. Garrett as an associate. The new attorneys have significant expertise in Aerospace and Aviation Litigation. The addition of an Aviation Defense practice to WWHGD brings a new niche to the firm's nationally renowned trial law experience.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial LLC partner, Carol Michel, was recently invited to become a member of The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The invitation-only association includes leading corporate and insurance attorneys from all over the world.
- Kevin Williams Wins Summary Judgment for Clients in Seven Dram Shop Cases Involving Multiple Deaths and Catastrophic Injuries
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial attorney Kevin Williams successfully represented Exprezit Convenience Stores and two individually named employees in seven dram shop cases which stem from a two-car, multi-fatality accident in South Georgia. All seven cases were dismissed via summary judgment.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial associate, Caroline M. Iovino, was recently appointed vice chair of the Code & Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar for the 2008-2009 term. As part of her active involvement with the Evidence Committee, she helped organize the continuing legal education (“CLE”) course “Topics in Evidence,” held on May 16 at the Tampa Airport Marriott.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial partners, Kevin Williams and Carol Michel, were praised for their professionalism and hard work on behalf of their client by the local counsel they collaborated with in a difficult New Mexico security case, even though they came into the case only one week before trial. (See below)
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial partner, Robert “Bob” Tanner, is on a roll every trial attorney dreams of: six defense jury verdicts in a row.
Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC (“WWHGD”) partners Y. Kevin Williams and Carol Michel were called in exactly one week before trial to try a case involving a gruesome abduction, rape and murder in New Mexico.
WWHGD congratulates the eight partners selected for inclusion in “Georgia Super Lawyers 2008.” Super Lawyers features outstanding attorneys selected by their peers in more than 60 areas of practice. The attorneys selected represent the top five percent of Georgia attorneys.
Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC (“WWHGD”) partner Alan M. “Al” Maxwell recently chaired and spoke at the American Conference Institute’s Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference, February 28th and 29th, in Phoenix. Al has developed a foodborne illness practice that is quickly garnering national attention. He also heads WWHGD’s Foodborne Illness Practice Group. In that capacity, he represents clients throughout the country in a broad range of matters, including defense of personal injury claims, insurance issues and regulatory compliance.
On January 1, 2008, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial promoted four attorneys to partnership in its Atlanta office: Ross D. Ginsberg, Scott P. Kerew, Nicholas P. “Nick” Panayotopoulos and Amber E. Tuggle. Managing Partner John M. Hudgins, IV, remarked, “We are very proud of these talented lawyers and are pleased to have them join the partnership. These attorneys bring exceptional professional skills to the firm and to our clients.”