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Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

McMenamy Law
2870 Peachtree Rd, #930
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-369-3353
Fax: 404-846-2829
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

When Gregory B. McMenamy Jr. started McMenamy Law, he envisioned a practice that helped clients who were dealing with catastrophic injuries due to no fault of their own. From his firm’s office in Atlanta, Georgia, he serves clients in Decatur, Clarkston, Roswell, Scottdale, Avondale Estates, Tucker, Smyrna, Dekalb County and Fulton County. He fights for the best interests of clients in cases related to:

  • Trucks, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and auto accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Wrongful death
  • Products liability
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Recreational vehicle accidents
  • Toxic torts and burn injuries

A 1984 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. McMenamy completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1989. While there, he was part of the editorial board of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law and a member of the National Mock Trial Team.

Admitted to practice in Georgia for more than three decades, Mr. McMenamy has served as a judicial law clerk for Hon. Judge John A. Terry in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Having successfully handled hundreds of sophisticated cases, Mr. McMenamy is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named on The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list as well as the Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite list.

Many legal organizations, such as the National Business Institute and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, have asked Mr. McMenamy to present on topics related to personal injury. He actively volunteers to provide pro bono services. He is a board member of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and often participates in some of its fundraising activities.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2017 - 2022

About Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr.

First Admitted: 1990, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.mcmenamylaw.com/attorney-profile/gregory-b-mcmen...

Representative Clients

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

Honors/Awards

  • Fellow, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2009 - 2021, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mock Trial Team, American Bar Association
  • Member, Mock Trial Board, University of Georgia
  • Member, Environmental Law Society, University of Georgia
  • Member, Editorial Board for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1987 to 1988
  • Power Lawyer and Law Firm, 2013
  • Recipient, Georgia Super Lawyer
  • Recipient, Top Attorney in Georgia
  • 2014-2021, Top Rated Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney, 2016-2021, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators - 2018-2021, America's Top 100
  • AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2005-2021, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite - 2013, 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Georgia Legal Leader, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 2013-2021, Top Rated Lawyer, Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2012-2021, Atlanta Magazine
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013-2021, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Top One Percent - Nation's Top Attorneys, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015 - 2021, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Trial Lawyers College, Graduate, Thunderhead Ranch, WY - 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Georgia, 1990
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Member, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Champion
  • Member, Ranch Club, Trial Lawyers College, Thunderhead Ranch, WY
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network, Board Member
  • Board Member, Surfrider Foundation
  • Board Member, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Sports Network
  • Member, Sons of the American Revolution, Piedmont Chapter

Educational Background

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

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "What Corporate Lawyers Need to Know About the Plaintiffs' Practice of Catastrophic Injury Law", General Counsel Seminar, 2010
  • Handling Medical Evidence, Speaker, Auto Injury Cases From A to Z, National Business Institute, 2019
  • "What Every Plaintiff's Lawyer Should Know about Bad Faith," 2008 GTLA Annual Seminar, 2008
  • "Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case," National Business Institute Seminar, 2007
  • "Settlement Issues with Uninsured Motorist Benefits," GTLA Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2002
  • Carlson on Evidence, Direct Examination in Injury Cases: Key Insights and Approaches for Lay and Expert Witnesses, ICLE, 2015
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know - Determining Admissibility, NBI, 2014
  • Case Law, Regulatory Trends and Developments, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Presentation of Evidence, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Witness Testimony and Reports, The Rules of Evidence, NBI, 2013
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence, What Every Attorney Needs to Know, NBI, December 2015
  • 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

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Wrongful Death Farm Accident in upstate New York, $1,650,000.00, 2021
  • Trucking accident, Ankle Injury, Las Vegas, Nevada , $490,000.00, 2019
  • James Doe (confidential) v. Ganzman Trucking, $1,000,000.00 policy limits plus WC benefits, 2018
  • John Doe v. General Motors, et. all; Traumatic Brain Injury; $2,900,000.00 total settlement
  • Medical Negligence, Hospital, $900,000.00 plus additional medical care
  • Medical Negligence, Hospital, $600,000.00
  • John Doe v. Zachery Doe, Wrongful Death, Automobile Collision, $1,150,000.00
  • Medical Negligence, Cardiologist/Hospital, $2,050,000.00
  • Automobile collision, spinal injury, $500,000.00
  • Jane Doe v. Francis Travis, Wrongful Death, $1,500,000.00 Policy Limits
  • Trucking Accident, Spinal Injury, $1,040,000.00
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Office Location for Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr.

2870 Peachtree Rd
#930
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-369-3353

Fax: 404-846-2829

Last Updated: 11/24/2021

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