Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr. is an attorney who consistently strives for higher levels of professional excellence. He is a sought-after lecturer for legal seminars and an author of several publications. In recognition for his achievements, he is a 2009, 2010, and 2011 Fellow of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell® and currently holds membership in several legal professional associations, including the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.
Mr. McMenamy is devoted to helping children throughout Georgia. He is a board member of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network and supports the Atlanta Children's Health Alliance and the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He also participates in organizing fundraisers geared towards children's charities. He encourages friends and family to come out to support Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at the Annual Strong Legs Run, a marathon that begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 6 at Turner's Field.
Mr. McMenamy was admitted to the bar in Georgia in 1990. In the early part of his career, he held the prestigious position of judicial law clerk to the Honorable John A. Terry at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. When the clerkship ended, he served as a senior trial attorney at McLaughlin, Hendon, Miller & Croy in Atlanta, Georgia. He then became a partner at Mayfield, Commander & McMenamy, LLC in 2001. In 2003, he formed Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr., P.C. and the firm ultimately grew and evolved into McMenamy Law.
Mr. McMenamy earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Georgia after graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1984 with a BBA in Accounting. In law school, Mr. McMenamy served as the class president from 1986 to 1987 and from 1988 to 1989. He was also a member of the Editorial Board for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law from 1987 to 1988 where his authoritative paper on international law was selected as a “best brief.” An advocate of environmental causes, he became a member of the Environmental Law Society. He served on the prestigious Mock Trial Board and coordinated the Intrastate Competition during the 1988-1989 academic year. He also rose among the ranks of fellow student litigators to join the elite American Bar Association Mock Trial Team. He was later inducted into Phi Delta Phi, a legal fraternity.
Seminars, publications, and speaking engagements
•"What Corporate Lawyers Need to Know about the Plaintiff's Practice of Catastrophic Injury Law," General Counsel Seminar, 2010
•"What Every Plaintiff's Lawyer Should Know about Bad Faith," 2008 GTLA Annual Seminar, 2008
•"Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case," National Business Institute Seminar, 2007
•"Settlement Issues with Uninsured Motorist Benefits," GTLA Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2002
Appellate case decision
•Clark Atlanta University v. Williams, 288 Ga. App. 180, 654 S.E.2d 402 (2007)
•Catastrophic personal injury
•Automobile accidents and injuries
•Commercial vehicle liability
•Motor vehicle accidents and injuries
•Plaintiffs personal injury
•Slip and fall
•Third party wrongful death
•All terrain vehicle products liability
•Automotive design liability
•Automotive products liability
•Engineering products liability
•Recreational products liability
•Recreational vehicle products liability
•Tire defect litigation
•Board Member, Atlanta Tip-Off Club
•Board Member, Surfrider Foundation
•Secretary, Sons of the American Revolution, Piedmont Chapter