Award Winning Law Firm

AWARD-WINNING FIRM

George T. Major, Jr.  

PARTNER

ABOUT:

George T. Major, Jr. is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated 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, complex business litigation, and the defense of medical malpractice cases.

Mr. Major is a native of Savannah and a graduate of Savannah Christian Preparatory School. 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, the Savannah Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division, and the American Association for Justice.

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 United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Advisory Committee Meeting in 2011.

Mr. Major has been named by Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia Rising Star each year since 2013. 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.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Litigation

 

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, 2008

  • B.S, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004


BAR ADMISSIONS 

  • Georgia

  • 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

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Georgia Rising Stars (2013-2020)

  • Special Invitee, Advisory Committee Meeting of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia (2012)

  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV-Rated

  • Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” Personal Injury (2020)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Georgia

  • Savannah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

  • American Association for Justice

PUBLICATIONS

  • Insuring Yourself Against the World: Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance and Why It Pays, Business in Savannah

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