With more than 35 years of experience, Doc is a highly skilled attorney who represents clients in trial courts and appellate courts across the country. He specializes in handling complex legal matters related to tobacco products, asbestos-containing products, alleged toxic exposures in the workplace and environment, as well as commercial disputes.

Aside from his extensive legal practice, Doc is actively involved in various legal organizations. He is a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a prestigious recognition that highlights his exceptional skills and expertise in the field. Additionally, Doc serves as a Trustee of the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, where he contributes his valuable insights and knowledge on the history of the Court and its controversial cases. He also takes the opportunity to share his expertise through engaging lectures on this subject matter.

Recognized for his outstanding legal abilities, Doc has received accolades from reputable legal publications. He has been ranked by Chambers USA, a renowned legal directory, and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in five different practice areas. Furthermore, he has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer, further solidifying his reputation as a top-tier attorney.

Doc's educational background is equally impressive. He graduated at the top of his class from Mercer University School of Law in 1981, showcasing his exceptional academic achievements. In recognition of his contributions to the field, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mercer University in 2014 and 2015, highlighting his leadership qualities and commitment to education.