Madeline E. McNeeley
Madeline E. McNeeley
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Madeline E. (Molly) McNeeley advocates for individuals and families in products liability, wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, appellate, and other civil litigation. Molly joined HLM as an associate in 2011 after clerking for the Hon. Peter T. Fay of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and serving a term as a staff attorney to the Eleventh Circuit.
She has won multiple multimillion-dollar judgments for victims of serious injury. Her litigation experience includes successfully appealing the grant of summary judgment to a defendant in her first solo appeal, positioning the trial team to go on to obtain an $8 million verdict in the case.
Molly graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2008, where she was Executive Editor of the Tennessee Law Review and served on the UT Pro Bono Executive Board. She was selected to the Order of the Coif and received the Cunningham Excellence in Legal Writing Award. She also earned B.A. and B.S. degrees, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee and an M.S. degree from the University of Maryland at College Park. She previously worked as a research survey methodologist on studies of substance use, mental health, and other social issues.
Molly is a 2016-2017 graduate of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association’s LEAD Program, a selective, widely acclaimed program that identifies and trains young, promising trial lawyers for future leadership roles in GTLA and their communities. She has published extensively in both academic and practice-oriented publications in the fields of law, survey methodology, and psychology.
Molly serves on the UT College of Law Alumni Council, the GTLA Amicus Curiae Committee, The State Bar of Georgia Bar Center Committee, and the State Practice and Legislation Committee of the State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section. Her other memberships include the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, and Scribes: The American Society of Legal Writers.
She is admitted to practice in all state courts of Tennessee and Georgia, all U.S. District Courts in Georgia, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 11th Circuits.