Richard H. Hill, II
3344 Peachtree Road, NESuite 2400Atlanta, GA 30326
T: 404.832.9534F: 404.875.9433
Rick Hill’s civil litigation practice focuses on catastrophic injury, product liability, premises liability, common carrier liability, aviation law and transportation related litigation. Rick has litigated and resolved cases involving serious injury and wrongful death in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
University of Georgia, B.B.A., cum laude,1992
Phi Kappa Phi
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1995
Order of the Barristers
Bar & Court Admissions
- State Bar of Georgia
- U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia
Represents national and regional long-haul trucking companies throughout the U.S. in wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from tractor trailer accidents.
Represents tire manufacturers and automobile service centers throughout the U.S. in defense of personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from tire failures.
Served as national coordinating counsel for international common carrier in wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from motor coach accidents.
Represented international agricultural congolmerate in defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims stemming from the largest industrial accident / explosion in Georgia history.
Served as national, regional and / or local counsel for various product manufacturers, including industrial equipment manufacturers, agricultural equipment manufacturers, automobiles, automobile component parts, tires, consumer products, ATV's, motor coaches, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, food flavoring, food refineries and food processors.
Represents Fixed Base Operators ("FBOs") in actions involving allegations of negligent operation and maintenance of fixed wing aircraft.
Awards & Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2024
Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rating, with "high ethical standing"
American Lawyer Media, Top Rated Lawyer, Transportation (2013)
Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Personal Injury Defense: General (2010)
Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association
American Trucking Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Aviation Insurance Association
Defense Research Institute
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Georgia Motor Trucking Association
Transportation Lawyers Association
News & Publications
- 8 Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial Attorneys Recognized Among Ones to WatchThe Best Lawyers in America® 2024 Edition, August 17, 2023
- The Transportation Lawyer
Events & Speaking Engagements
"How to Prepare for and Give a Deposition," presentation, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, 2013.
"How to Argue and Win an Appeal," Georgia Law Alumni Advocacy Series - University of Georgia School of Law, February 2006.