McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, has opened offices in Memphis, Tennessee, and Oxford, Mississippi.
For 19 years, MGC has been a Carolinas firm, with eight offices in North and South Carolina. Today, the firm has more than 130 attorneys in ten offices across the Southeast.
“We are excited about our growth as a regional insurance defense firm. This expansion shows our commitment to serving clients throughout the Southeast and the insurance industry,” said Jay Courie, Managing Member. “Our new partners bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to MGC, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome them to our team.”
Jay Atkins’ practice focuses on construction litigation, premises liability, products liability and transportation law. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Oxford/Lafayette County Bar Association, Mississippi Trucking Association, Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association and Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association. He was recognized by Mississippi Super Lawyers magazine in 2013 as a Rising Star.
Case Embry’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation, including workers’ compensation defense and general liability defense. He is President of the Lafayette County Bar Association and is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association. Embry has been recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star and a Memphis-area Young Lawyers Top Attorney.
Candice Hargett’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense and general litigation, including construction, product liability, transportation, premises liability and other personal injury matters. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division) and Tennessee Bar Association.
Thomas Cassidy’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense, litigation, employment, insurance law, professional liability, premises liability, ADR/mediation, transportation and vehicle litigation. He is a Rule 31 Approved Mediator. Cassidy is a member of the Tennessee and Mississippi Bar Associations, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, Memphis/Shelby County Claims Association, Mississippi Claims Association, Shelby County Bar Association and National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Scott Vincent’s practice focuses on general and commercial litigation including premises liability, defective products, professional liability, E&O and workers’ compensation defense. He is a member of the Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, Society of Human Resource Managers and serves on the Hearing Committee for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility.