SAVANNAH, Ga. (April 24, 2019) – Harris Lowry Manton LLP, a full-service catastrophic and personal injury firm with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, has been named the Litigation Department of the Year in the small firm category by the 2019 Georgia Legal Awards. Harris Lowry Manton LLP is the only plaintiff’s litigation firm in the state to be honored with a Georgia Legal Award this year.
Sponsored by The Daily Report, Atlanta’s top legal publication and Law.com affiliate, the Georgia Legal Awards recognizes the state’s finest attorneys for their contribution to the Georgia legal community and excellence in a variety of practice areas.
“This award has special meaning because it recognizes our entire litigation department and the spirit of teamwork that has helped secure justice for our clients,” said Harris Lowry Manton LLP partner Jeff Harris. “We are deeply honored to be counted among Georgia’s best law firms.”
The awards committee received a record number of nominations and selected a total of 55 honorees from across the state. Winners will be recognized at a ceremony in Atlanta on June 20.
Earlier this year, Harris Lowry Manton LLP partners Jeff Harris and Steve Lowry were named to Georgia Super Lawyers’ prestigious Top 100 list of attorneys for the second consecutive year. Harris and Lowry have also been honored in Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” issue, which recognizes top attorneys in the state of Georgia.
Harris Lowry Manton LLP has a strong record of handling complex cases and has secured more multi-million dollar verdicts over the past decade than any other law firm in Georgia. Major courtroom victories on behalf of clients include a $47.7 million jury verdict against Ford Motor Company in a defective seat back latch case, a $43.5 million jury verdict in a nursing home abuse case, a $30.5 million jury verdict in a birth injury case and an $18 million jury verdict in a landmark medical malpractice case.