Andrew J. Hamilton (Retired)
Partner, Hamilton, Westby, Antonowich & Anderson

Andrew J. Hamilton attended Emory University before attending Mercer University Law School where he received the West Publishing Company Award for the highest class average for the 1964/65 academic year. He has held the highest rating given to lawyers by Martindale Hubbell since 1974 and has also been recognized as a Martindale Hubbell pre-eminent lawyer. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in Atlanta, The Best Lawyers in America and Georgia Super Lawyers for ten consecutive years.

Mr. Hamilton has more than 40 years as an attorney and has dozens of landmark appellate decisions successfully establishing precedent for the benefit of businesses and insurers throughout Georgia. As a founding partner at Hamilton, Westby, Antonowich & Anderson, Mr. Hamilton represents manufacturers and employers in areas involving toxic torts, employee benefits and workers’ compensation. He also represents insurance carriers in a variety of areas and is a frequent lecturer on workers’ compensation law. Mr. Hamilton was also a founding member of the firm of Neely, Player, Hamilton and Hines

Mr. Hamilton has served as the Adjunct Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law and is a faculty member at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He was a past Editor of the Georgia Defense Law Association Journal. He is also a member of the Chairman’s Advisory Council, State Board of Workers’ Compensation. In addition to his trial work, Mr. Hamilton is frequently called upon by employers and insurers to analyze and draft legislation.

Mr. Hamilton is a ruling elder at Peachtree Presbyterian Church where he has taught Sunday School since 1981. He is also on the Board of Directors of Covenant House Georgia and a past general counsel for Interfaith, Inc. Mr. Hamilton also served in the United States Marine Corp, from 1966 until 1972.

“Service to the client is a significant hallmark of my practice and the practice of this firm. That service includes effective and efficient representation. We provide options leading up to trial but once the option has been chosen by the client, we bring aggressive advocacy to the trial of any case.” – Andrew J. Hamilton