Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

McMenamy Law
 | One Buckhead Plaza, 3060 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 310
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-369-3353
Fax: 404-846-2829
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr. is the founding partner of McMenamy Law in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a trial lawyer with 29 years of experience in complex personal injury litigation. He has successfully litigated cases against individuals, corporations and insurance companies. Mr. McMenamy's areas of practice include trucking accidents, automobile and motorcycle accidents as well as catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, head and spinal injuries, civil trial practice, and premises and products liability.

Mr. McMenamy received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia. While in law school, he was class president his first and third years, a part of the Environmental Law Society and was inducted into the legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi. Mr. McMenamy was also a member of the Editorial Board of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law where he authored an authoritative paper on international law that was selected as "best brief." He maintained membership in the Mock Trial Board and was honored with an invitation to join the elite American Bar Association Mock Trial Team.

After his admission to the Georgia Bar, Mr. McMenamy served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable John A. Terry at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. After this clerkship, he joined the Atlanta firm of McLaughlin, Hendon, Miller & Croy as a senior trial lawyer. In 2001, he became a partner at Mayfield, Commander & McMenamy, LLC. In 2003, he formed his own law firm, Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr., P.C., which eventually became McMenamy Law.

He is a sought-after lecturer and author, and a member of numerous professional and charitable organizations. He has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV-Preeminent* as well as a 2009-2018 Fellow of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, exemplifying his high level of professional experience.   He has also been selected as a Top Rated Georgia Lawyer for 2012-2018, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, a Top Attorney in Georgia, a Georgia Trend Legal Elite, a Power Lawyer and Law Firm, America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, and Top One Percent - Nation's Top Attorneys.     

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2017 - 2019

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About Gregory McMenamy, Jr.

Admitted: 1990, Georgia

Professional Webpage: www.mcmenamylaw.com/attorney-profile/gregory-b-mcmenamy-jr/

Honors/Awards:

  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators - 2018
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Georgia Legal Leader, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 2013-2018
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney, 2016-2018
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013-2018
  • Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2012-2018
  • Fellow, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, 2009 - 2018
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, 2005-2018
  • Top One Percent - Nation's Top Attorneys, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite - 2013, 2016
  • Trial Lawyers College, Graduate, Thunderhead Ranch, WY - 2015
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Champion
  • Member, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
  • Member, Ranch Club, Trial Lawyers College, Thunderhead Ranch, WY
  • Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia, 1990

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Sons of the American Revolution, Piedmont Chapter
  • Board Member, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Board Member, Surfrider Foundation
  • Board Member, Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, Sports Network

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "What Corporate Lawyers Need to Know About the Plaintiffs' Practice of Catastrophic Injury Law", General Counsel Seminar, 2010
  • Personal Injury 101, Expert Examination, Daubert, Frye and Other Challenges, March, 2017 , National Business Institute
  • The Business of Law, Savannah College of Art, November, 2016
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence, What Every Attorney Needs to Know, NBI, December, 2015
  • Witness Testimony and Reports, The Rules of Evidence, NBI, 2013
  • Presentation of Evidence, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Case Law, Regulatory Trends and Developments, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know - Determining Admissibility, NBI, 2014
  • Carlson on Evidence, Direct Examination in Injury Cases: Key Insights and Approaches for Lay and Expert Witnesses, ICLE, 2015
  • "What Every Plaintiff's Lawyer Should Know about Bad Faith," 2008 GTLA Annual Seminar, 2008
  • "Settlement Issues with Uninsured Motorist Benefits," GTLA Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2002
  • "Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case," National Business Institute Seminar, 2007

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Medical Negligence, Hospital, $600,000.00
  • Automobile collision, spinal injury, $500,000.00
  • Medical Negligence, Cardiologist/Hospital, $2,050,000.00
  • Trucking Accident, Spinal Injury, $1,040,000.00
  • Medical Negligence, Hospital, $900,000.00 plus additional medical care
  • John Doe v. Zachery Doe, Wrongful Death, Automobile Collision, $1,150,000.00
  • John Doe v. General Motors, et. all; Traumatic Brain Injury; $2,900,000.00 total settlement
  • Jane Doe v. Francis Travis, Wrongful Death, $1,500,000.00 Policy Limits

Representative Clients:

  • Clark Atlanta University v. Williams, 288 Ga. App. 180, 654 S.E.2d 402, 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. John A. Terry, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1990
  • President of Class, University of Georgia, School of Law, 1989
  • President of Class, University of Georgia, School of Law, 1987

Educational Background:

  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. Accounting, 1984

Industry Groups

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar Of Georgia; The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers; Academy Of Truck Accident A
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Office Location for Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr.

One Buckhead Plaza
3060 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 310
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-369-3353

Fax: 404-846-2829

 

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Last Updated: 11/13/2018

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