Outstanding service to clients and the community, professional excellence, and uncompromising integrity have defined HunterMaclean’s mission for more than a century. We maintain our principal office in Savannah, the center of a booming coastal region. We also maintain an office in Brunswick. The Firm represents a wide variety of companies and individuals throughout Georgia, South Carolina, the Southeast, and the United States. We are committed to our clients and connected to the communities in which we practice law.

The Firm has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals in litigation, corporate, tax, real estate, employment, and business planning matters. In recent years, the Firm has expanded its business practice areas to include health care, information technology, employee benefits, immigration, bankruptcy, and environmental law.

The Firm's commitment to professional excellence and growth over the years has created a lasting and vital organization that today employs over 120 people. For over 100 years, we have served our clients and community with distinction. Our lawyers are dedicated to continuing that tradition well into the future.

Main Location

200 East Saint Julian Street
P.O. Box 9848
Savannah, GA 31412-0048
Phone: 912-236-0261
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

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Colin A. McRae Colin A. McRae HunterMaclean
Practicing in: Admiralty and Maritime Law
Practicing in: Admiralty and Maritime Law
David F. Sipple David F. Sipple HunterMaclean
Practicing in: Admiralty and Maritime Law
Practicing in: Admiralty and Maritime Law

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    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Georgia in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia with 21 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Litigation - Construction with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Employment Law - Management with 3 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Georgia in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia with 21 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Savannah, Georgia in Litigation - Construction with 2 lawyers.

    Client Comments

    "Andrew Ernst is very experienced and knowledgeable in regards to compliance with EPA and USACE Regulatory Laws of the 1975 Clean Water Act. He played an integral part in moving the project back into compliance and avoiding penalties, fines, violations, etc. "
    "I have used Harold Yellin as my real estate lawyer since 1988. Harold has been successful in rezoning, text amendments, 1031 exchanges, and closing over 20 shopping centers and commercial office buildings in 11 states for me and my company. He is intelligent, organized, and has a very high rate of success. I highly recommend him."
    - David Garfunkel
    David Garfunkel & Co., LLC
    "Ron Talley has a brilliant legal mind and is very responsive for the needs of his clients. He also has the ability to structure complex legal issues which are associated with Real Estate Law and make them understandable for our business people."
    - Thomas Edlund
    BMC Management AB
    "Ron Talley is an excellent person, as well as attorney. He is responsive and communicates well. He is calm and fair."
    "Sarah Lamar is bright, genuine, and extremely capable. She is an excellent attorney and a very active community citizen as well."
    - Charlie Brazil
    Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah, Inc.
    "Sarah Lamar is bright, genuine, and extremely capable. She is an excellent attorney and a very active community citizen as well."
    - Charlie Brazil
    Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah, Inc.
    "Sarah Lamar is most knowledgeable in her field. In my opinion, what makes her stand out, though, is her ability to quickly filter through information, formulate a viable plan of action and thoroughly but succinctly outline the options. While she is very personable outside of work, Sarah is conscious of the clock and keeps all involved on track/topic during phone conferences and/or meetings. I'm very thankful for our business relationship as she has made my work much less taxing/stressful. I'm even more thrilled that she is involved in a Women's Initiative in Savannah so I could have the opportunity to get to know her outside of work. Sarah is a true pleasure to know in all walks of life."
    - Lesley Dales
    Norsouth Corporation
    "My greatest fear in business is what I do not know. Sarah Lamar provides a sound knowledge base for issues as they arise. She also is proactive in addressing practices and policies before they become issues. I value her input."
    "Sarah Lamar is wonderful in all areas. I hope to never need anyone else!"
    "Shawn Kachmar is direct, informed, bright, and an excellent advocate. He is extremely helpful and supportive to our company, our industry, and our community."
    - Charlie Brazil
    Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah, Inc.
    "Shawn is excellent in his field."
    - John McIlwain
    Wayne Memorial Hospital
    "Shawn is one of the most organized, thorough, and knowledgeable attorneys I have worked with."
    - Frank Slotin
    Karp, Ronning & Tindol
    "Mills Fleming is an outstanding attorney. He strikes just the right balance between professional legal guidance, business understanding, and effective communication. "
    - Maggie Gill
    Memorial Health, Inc
    "Mills Fleming is one of the most knowledgeable and responsive lawyers I have ever dealt with."
    "Mills Fleming exhibits the highest level of professionalism and is a good representative of both his firm and the legal profession."
    "Hunter Maclean is hyper responsive, balanced, and a resource beyond acute legal needs. They have a strong sense of partnership and conduct business in a manner that leads you to believe they have a desire to build long term relationships. They are very competent and knowledgeable, but also very practical. I highly recommend Hunter Maclean, particularly Wade Herring, for employment and labor law support."
    - Steven Freund
    The Landings Club
    "Wade Herring is a real pro you can count on without hesitation."
    "Wade Herring is an outstanding lawyer and our agency has a great deal of trust in him. He has guided us through several difficult employment situations over the last several years and we have always believed he has led us in the best possible way. He has an excellent understanding of our agency and mission, and his grasp of labor and employment law is very impressive. We are glad he is our employment lawyer."
    "Andrew Ernst is very experienced and knowledgeable in regards to compliance with EPA and USACE Regulatory Laws of the 1975 Clean Water Act. He played an integral part in moving the project back into compliance and avoiding penalties, fines, violations, etc. "
    "I have used Harold Yellin as my real estate lawyer since 1988. Harold has been successful in rezoning, text amendments, 1031 exchanges, and closing over 20 shopping centers and commercial office buildings in 11 states for me and my company. He is intelligent, organized, and has a very high rate of success. I highly recommend him."
    - David Garfunkel
    David Garfunkel & Co., LLC
    "Ron Talley has a brilliant legal mind and is very responsive for the needs of his clients. He also has the ability to structure complex legal issues which are associated with Real Estate Law and make them understandable for our business people."
    - Thomas Edlund
    BMC Management AB
    "Ron Talley is an excellent person, as well as attorney. He is responsive and communicates well. He is calm and fair."

    HunterMaclean

    Main Location

    200 East Saint Julian Street
    P.O. Box 9848
    Savannah, GA 31412-0048
    Phone: 912-236-0261
    2 offices

    Management

    Managing Partner

    Personnel

    Partners: 34
    Of Counsel: 5
    Associates: 11
    Paralegals: 14
    Non-Legal Employees: 59

    Practice Areas

    Admiralty and Maritime Law
    Arbitration
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Finance Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Corporate Law
    Economic Development Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Environmental Law
    Health Care Law
    Immigration Law
    Information Technology Law
    Insurance Law
    IT Outsourcing Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - ERISA
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Real Estate
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Mediation
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Non-Profit / Charities Law
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    Real Estate Law
    Tax Law
    Transportation Law
    Trusts and Estates