Premises Liability

Feb. 1 2022

Lauren M. Poole

Lauren Poole’s practice focuses on general litigation and worker’s compensation defense in the firm’s Nashville office. She strives to provide legal services for her clients that she would expect as a client herself. Prior to joining MGC, Lauren practiced in the area of complex civil litigation, including insurance defense, creditors’ rights litigation, estate representation as […]

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Jan. 4 2022

Michael C. Gruman

Michael Gruman’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Raleigh office, bringing nearly two decades of insurance defense experience to MGC. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced general liability and employment law in Raleigh.

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Jan. 4 2022

Fiona R. Reed

Fiona Reed’s practice focuses on premises liability, construction defect and automotive litigation in the firm’s Columbia office. Her goals are to cultivate quality relationships and provide assertive advocacy on behalf of her clients. Prior to joining the firm, Fiona practiced railroad litigation, commercial transportation and products liability in Columbia and Greenville. She is also a […]

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Dec. 13 2021

W. Jason Pettus

Jason’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction, general litigation, premises liability, products liability, slander/defamation and trucking in MGC’s Atlanta office, bringing almost two decades of insurance defense experience to the firm. “I believe in strong partnerships and communication with clients, as well as practical, creative and cost-effective solutions to my client’s issues,” he adds. Jason serves […]

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Dec. 10 2021

Emily P. Tucker

Emily Tucker’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Raleigh office, providing her clients with clear and concise communication throughout the case-handling process. Outside of the office, Emily enjoys hiking, traveling and walking the Greenway with her husband, Patrick, and their rescue dog, Louie.

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Dec. 1 2021

Christopher J. Skinner

Chris Skinner’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Raleigh office, bringing nearly two decades of civil litigation experience to MGC. He strives to be available for advice and counsel at his clients’ request, while showing consistent communication and responsiveness. Chris also serves on MGC’s Trucking: Rapid Response Team. Chris is a father […]

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Nov. 2 2021

Matthew Byron

Matt represents insurance companies and their insureds in all aspects of litigation out of MGC’s Nashville office. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced locally and handled a variety of matters, including insurance defense, creditors’ rights and banking litigation as well as probate. Matt keeps honesty and efficiency at the forefront of his practice at […]

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Oct. 4 2021

Madelyn E. Dukes

Madelyn’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in MGC’s Charleston office. “I pride myself in taking time to listen to my clients so that I understand the root of their problems,” she adds. “Doing so allows me to create or find innovative solutions to their problems.” Prior to joining the firm, Madelyn handled plaintiff’s personal […]

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Aug. 30 2021

Charles Clifton Smith, Jr.

Chase Smith’s practice focuses on insurance coverage, litigation, premises liability and transportation in the firm’s Myrtle Beach office. Prior to joining the firm, he was a law clerk for a firm in Surfside Beach and to the Honorable Michael G. Nettles, Chief Administrative Judge for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. “I go above and beyond for […]

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Aug. 23 2021

Matthew Huffer

Matthew Huffer’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Nashville office. Prior to joining MGC, he practiced at a full-service law firm in Murfreesboro and primarily handled insurance defense and employment law. “I believe that premier legal representation falls into two buckets: first, keeping clients informed about their case and building trust; second, working […]

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