Jonathan E. Hawkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law Firm GC (Hawkins), LLC
 | 3424 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 1780
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-400-2078
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Jonathan E. Hawkins is the owner of Law Firm GC, which is based in Atlanta, Georgia. His practice focuses primarily on representing lawyers and law firms in their business-related legal needs. More specifically, he helds attorneys and law firm owners identify, understand, and navigate the legal, business, and ethics-related issues that stem from running a law practice.

In 1999, Mr. Hawkins graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with high honors. He then went on to obtain his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as managing editor for the Georgia Law Review and graduated cum laude.

Building experience in the public sector, Mr. Hawkins clerked for the Honorable John F. Nangle of the United States District Court in the Southern District of Georgia before he started his practice, and he went on to serve as Legal Counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. He was awarded the Martindale-Hubbell's AV-Preeminent* rating and is noted by his peers as an outstanding lawyer.

*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

Business Litigation (50%)

Business/Corporate (50%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014

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About Jonathan Hawkins

Admitted: 2003, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Cum Laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2003
  • Recognized as a Georgia Trend Legal Elite in Business Law, 2011 - 2012
  • 10.0 Superb rating by Avvo
  • AV Preeminent Peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Association, 2011 – Present
  • Board Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section 2012 – Present
  • Member, Georgia Tech Capitol Jackets Steering Committee, 2012 – Present
  • Board Member, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, 2011 - 2012
  • President, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers, 2011 - 2012
  • Liaison, Multi-Bar Leadership Council, 2011 - 2012
  • Member, Atlanta Circuit Supervisory Panel, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, 2011 - Present
  • North Carolina, 2004
  • Georgia, 2003

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Treasurer and Board Member, Georgia Tech Business Network, 2009 – 2010
  • Barrister, Lamar Inn of Court, 2008 – 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Managing Editor, Georgia Law Review, University of Georgia School of Law, 2003
  • "Opening Statements" – Moderator, Sponsored by ACYL, January 25, 2012
  • "Direct and Cross Examination" – Moderator, Sponsored by ACYL, February 22, 2012
  • "Closing Statements" – Moderator, Sponsored by ACYL, March 28, 2012
  • "SUIT: BUILDER NOT AS GOOD AS ITS WORD"  - Fulton County Daily Report, July 10, 2008
  • "Foreclosure Attorney Fee Awards Unfairly Penalize Debtors" - Fulton County Daily Report, February 9, 2012
  • "Business 'Divorce' Can Uncover a Host of Trouble" - Atlanta Business Chronicle, January 18, 2013
  • "Grant Park Big Box Development Takes New Turn With a Pair of Law Suits" - The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 3, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., High Honors, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Law Firms
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Office Location for Jonathan E. Hawkins

3424 Peachtree Rd NE
Suite 1780
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404-400-2078

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Last Updated: 10/2/2018

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