Alan Hamilton

Shiver Hamilton, LLC
3490 Piedmont Rd, Suite 640
Chloe Cruver - Paralegal
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 593-0020
www.shiverhamilton.com


Alan focuses his law practice on significant personal injury cases, wrongful death, and business torts. Prior to co-founding Shiver Hamilton, LLC, Alan practiced law for six years with a nationally recognized trial law firm. During that time, Alan helped his clients obtain numerous seven- and eight-figure verdicts and settlements. Alan has represented individuals and appeared before courts in seven different states. Prior to entering private practice, Alan served as a judicial law clerk to a federal judge in Birmingham, Alabama. Alan decided early on to dedicate his career to representing injured victims of negligence and corporate wrongdoing. After law school and his judicial clerkship, Alan turned down job offers from several major corporate defense law firms to pursue a law practice representing plaintiffs. Alan's practice and experience includes automobile wrecks, product liability, tractor-trailer and log truck cases, commercial vehicle cases, workplace injuries, wrongful death and professional malpractice. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and successfully represented clients in appellate courts within Georgia and in other states. Alan has been recognized as one of the top young lawyers in Georgia and named a Georgia Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine and the Super Lawyers publication in 2009 and 2010. Only 2.5% of the total lawyers in Georgia are selected as a Rising Star. Alan is involved in numerous bar and pro bono legal organizations. He has served for several years as a campaign coordinator raising funds for non-profit legal aid organizations through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Alan is also a member of Buckhead Church, where has served as a community group leader. Alan and his wife, Morgan Henritze Hamilton, live in Atlanta with their two sons, Porter and Jack. Bar Admissions Georgia Georgia Court of Appeals Supreme Court of Georgia U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia Pro Hac Vice Admissions have included TN, FL, AK, MD, NV, and NY Education University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude Honors: Order of the Coif€ Order of Barristers Pupil, Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court Best Oralist, Talmadge Moot Court Competition€ Best Brief & National Finalist, Prince Evidence Competition Brooklyn Law School€ Region Champion and Best Brief, The National Moot Court Competition€ Law School Alumni Association Scholarship Auburn University B.S.B.A. Major: Accounting Representative Cases A&G Trucking, Inc. v. Pitts, 306 Ga. App. 718, 703 S.E.2d 134 (2010) (affirming $ 5.47 million jury verdict) Williams v. Taser Intern'l, Inc., 2008 WL 192991 (N.D. Ga. 2008) (striking all 12,000 of Defendant's privilege claims due to discovery and privilege log abuse) Ford Motor Co. v. Gibson, 283 Ga. 398, 659 S.E.2d 346 (2008) (affirming issue preclusion sanction and $13 million verdict) Flax v. DaimlerChrysler Corp., 272 S.W.3d 521 (Tenn. 2008), cert denied, 129 S. Ct. 2433 (2009) (affirming punitive damages product liability verdict) Published Works Trial Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), 62 Mercer L. Rev. 339, 2010. Trial Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), 60 Mercer L. Rev. 397, 2008. Trial Practice and Procedure (Co-Author), 59 Mercer L. Rev. 423, 2007. Speaking Engagements ICLE of Georgia €œSuperstar Personal Injury Greatest Hits,€? March 2011; GTLA Annual Seminar, New Lawyers Division, Spring 2011; GTLA Annual Seminar, Products Liability Section, €œSuing Foreign Manufacturers,€? Spring 2010; AIEG Spring Seminar 2010, €œRecent Preemption Fights in Auto Products Liability€?; AIEG Auto Focus Fall Seminar 2010, Bonus Section: Effective Use of Other Similar Incident Evidence; AIEG Spring Seminar 2009, Bonus Section: What Makes a Good Product Liability Case; Auto Products Liability Paralegals Seminar: Seat Back Defect Cases, Fall 2008; Professional Associations and Memberships State Bar of Georgia Member American Bar Association Member Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Member American Association for Justice Member Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court Barrister Atlanta Bar Association Member Public Justice Foundation Member Georgia Bar Younger Lawyers Division Member Federal Bar Association Member Past Employment Positions Law Clerk to William M. Acker, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Butler, Wooten & Fryhofer, LLP, Atlanta, GA