- Monday, January 6, 2014
ATLANTA (January 3, 2014) – Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, (Georgia, USA) an Atlanta-based law firm providing skilled representation in a variety of fields, is proud to announce Thomas B. Ward and Melissa A. Segel have been named to the firm's partnership.
Thomas B. Ward joined Swift Currie in 2008 as an associate and practices in a wide variety of litigated matters dealing primarily with insurance coverage and damage to real and personal property, including construction defect claims where he calls on prior contracting experience. His practice focuses on first- and third-party coverage litigation, property claims, extra-contractual claims, and bad faith, in which he has taken coverage disputes and first-party claims from initial coverage opinions through judgment following jury and bench trials. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ward gained experience at another Atlanta firm in a broad range of litigated matters, including those involving construction law, environmental law, premises liability, ERISA and insurance coverage disputes. Mr. Ward graduated from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, where he served as the Articles Editor for the Mercer Law Review.