John E. Hall, Jr.

John E. Hall, Jr.


Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

Recognized since 2009

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Health Care

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
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John E. Hall, Jr. is one of the founding partners of Hall Booth Smith, and he is dedicated to making it the finest litigation firm in the Southeast.

John specializes in the defense of high exposure cases, including medical malpractice, batch claims, construction, commercial litigation, mass torts, transportation and products liability. During his legal career, he has tried more than 125 cases to resolution.

His expertise in high exposure birth trauma and catastrophic cases resulted in his being named National Counsel for several major insurance carriers. This National Counsel Program establishes a litigation approach, which enables a team of specialized attorneys to become involved and assist local counsel on high exposure cases at all phases of the legal process.

John also maintains a robust corporate practice in International, International Trade and Finance, Arbitration/Mediation, Business Structures, Health Care and Commercial Litigation.

John is a former member of the Board of Directors of the USLAW Network, a premier organization of independent law firms with offices throughout the United States that provides high quality legal services without unnecessary expense to clients.

He is actively involved in a number of professional organizations and is often invited to speak at industry gatherings and continuing legal education programs. In addition, he is closely involved in developing and providing educational materials to clients.

John serves as an Honorary Consul to the Country of Georgia, and is Chairman of the Atlanta-Tbilisi Sister City Committee where he actively engages in developing international relationships between the state of Georgia and the country of Georgia.

Location

  • 191 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2900
    Atlanta, GA 30303

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Mercer University , J.D., graduated 1984
  • Mercer University, History and Political Science, graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2016
  • New Jersey, 2019
  • Ohio, 2020
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Atlanta Claims Association - Member
  • Council on Litigation Management - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association - Member
  • Georgia Hospital Association - Member
  • Insurance Professionals of Atlanta - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia - Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association - Member
  • USLAW Network, Inc. - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

36 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

28 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Atlanta (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Medical Malpractice

Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, 2005-2015
  • The Best Lawyers, 2010-2015
  • AV Peer rating with Martindale Hubbell
  • Georgia Trend magazine's 2010 Legal Elite
  • James magainze, 2012 Most Influential Persons in Georgia
  • American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazine's 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare Law
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-HubbellGeorgia Super Lawyers ®, 2005-2020The Best Lawyers in America©, 2009-2020Most Influential Persons in Georgia, James Magazine, 2012, 2015, 2016, and 2020Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2010 and 2018 Legal Elite• Fellow, Litigation Counsel of AmericaMost Influential and Politically-Connected Attorneys, James Magazine, 2017“2017 Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants in Atlanta, The Best Lawyers in America©Top Attorneys in Georgia, Atlanta Magazine, March 2015Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare Law, American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, 2013Ranked in the top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012

Catastrophic cases

Mr. Hall specializes in the defense of high exposures cases. He has been asked to handle matters in over 15 states.

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