Seasoned attorney Robert “Bobby” R. Potter is a Swift Currie partner who focuses his practice on workers' compensation and government affairs. In his over 40 years as a lawyer, Bobby has handled thousands of cases for insurers and self-insurance groups. In addition, he has built long-term relationships with national insurance companies.
Bobby has experience dealing with the Georgia Department of Insurance which has helped him effectively work on behalf of his clients. He has also served as chair of the Legislative Committee of the Chairman's Advisory Committee for Workers’ Compensation for more than 10 years and a member of the committee for a couple of decades.
Bobby has served as the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia and is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). He also is a coauthor of the Georgia Workers' Compensation Law and Practice, which has been updated annually since its original publication in 1981.
He has authored and coauthored numerous law review articles and frequently appears as a speaker both on workers' compensation and legislative topics.