George T. Major Jr.
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- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
- Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
- J.D. - 2008
- Minor: Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research and Drafting - 2008
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- B.S. - 2004
- Major: Management (Accounting)
Areas of Practice
George T. Major, Jr. is a partner in the firm's litigation department. Mr. Major concentrates his practice in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury, wrongful death and products liability litigation and the defense of medical malpractice cases.
Mr. Major is a native of Savannah, GA. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, graduating in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Management with a Certificate in Accounting. While at Georgia Tech, Mr. Major was a member of the Georgia Tech Marching and basketball bands and a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity, serving as Vice-President in 2003. Upon earning his undergraduate degree, Mr. Major attended the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University where he received a Juris Doctor in 2008. While at Mercer, he also earned a Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.
Mr. Major is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Savannah Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division. Outside of his law practice, Mr. Major is a member of The Savannah Pipes and Drums.
Mr. Major is the author of two articles published in the Georgia Defense Lawyer Association Journal. Mr. Major and Andrew M. Wilkes co-authored The Evolution of Georgia's Tort Reform Legislation: Five Years after S.B. 3, in 2010. Mr. Major authored Daubert and Georgia's Development of Expert Admissibility Standards, in 2011. Mr. Major also co-authored with I. Gregory Hodges and Daniel B. Snipes the article Federal Pleading Requirements: Post-Twombly and Iqbal, which was presented at the yearly meeting of the Court Advisory Committee, United States District Court, and Southern District of Georgia in 2011.
In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Mr. Major was named by Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia Rising Star. The Rising Star list seeks to identify and honor lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Georgia are named to Rising Stars list each year. In 2012, Mr. Major was a special invitee to the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia's annual Advisory Committee meeting.
Mr. Major is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Savannah.
Honors and Awards
- Georgia Rising Stars, 2013 - 2016
- Special Invitee, Advisory Committee Meeting of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia - 2012
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Georgia
- Savannah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division