Jonathan P. Hayes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC
 | One Buckhead Plaza, Suite 1000, 3060 Peachtree Road, Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-857-3090
Fax: 404-869-8044
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    As a partner at Goldstein & Hayes, PC, located in Atlanta, Georgia, Jonathan P. Hayes devotes his practice to representing families and individuals who have suffered a wrongful death or catastrophic injury. Typical cases involve medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, injuries related to product liability, tractor-trailer accidents and swimming pool incidents. Mr. Hayes represents clients in Georgia and throughout the southeastern United States.

    Mr. Hayes received a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston in 1994. He then went on to attend Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2000. While in law school, he clerked for a judge on the Superior Court of Fulton County. Admitted to practice in Georgia, Mr. Hayes is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    The superb track record of Mr. Hayes in obtaining significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients has resulted in his receipt of numerous accolades from fellow professionals. He has been given an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been selected as a member of both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 as well as The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Hayes has also received a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo, and he is an active participant in several professional groups, including the American Association for Justice, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. He is also a member of the nonprofit National Drowning Prevention Alliance and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

    *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
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2012

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    About Jonathan Hayes

    Admitted: 2000, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.goldsteinhayeslaw.com/Our-Team/Attorneys/Jonathan...

    Honors/Awards:

    • The American Society of Legal Advocate, 2013
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2012
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2011
    • Ten Leaders, America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law- Atlanta, 2011
    • Ten Leaders, America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law- Atlanta, 2010
    • Ten Leaders, America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law- Atlanta, 2009
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2007
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2013
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2013
    • Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2011
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2010
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2009
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2008
    • 2013 Executive Committee: Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
    • Top 40 Georgia Lawyers under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 40 Georgia Lawyers under 40, 2012
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 40 Georgia Lawyers under 40, 2011
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2009
    • Ten Leaders, America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law- Atlanta, 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association (ABA), General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division Litigation Section
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association
    • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
    • Professional Negligence Section
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section
    • Georgia, 2000
    • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
    • State Bar of Georgia, Tort and Insurance Section
    • Ten Leaders, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law Atlanta: Age 45 & under
    • Insurance Law Section
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association
    • Products Liability Section
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, National Advisory Board
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
    • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group of AAJ
    • State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Section
    • National Drowning Prevention Alliance
    • American Bar Association (ABA), Tort and Trial Insurance Practice SectionAmerican Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association
    • Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • Spinal Cord Injury Litigation Group
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Active member of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $ 9,000,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Brain damaged patient $ 5,250,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 4,500,000.00  -  Premises Liability: Wrongful death $ 4,500,000.00  -  Premises Liability: Wrongful death $ 4,000,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Brain damaged patient $ 3,500,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Brain damaged patient $ 3,000,000.00  -  Products Liability:  Wrongful death $ 2,600,000.00  -  Products Liability:  Brain damage $ 2,200,000.00  -  Products Liability:  Brain damage $ 2,000,000.00  -  Trucking Negligence:  Brain injury $ 2,000,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 2,000,000.00  -  Premises Liability:  Shooting incident $ 1,750,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Brain damaged patient $ 1,750,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Brain damaged patient $ 1,750,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,650,000.00  -  Premises Liability: Brain damage patient $ 1,600,000.00  -  Trucking Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,500,000.00  -  Products Liability:  Eye injury $ 1,500,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Brain injury $ 1,350,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,300,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,300,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Herniated disk $ 1,250,000.00  -  Medical Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,250,000.00  -  Trucking Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,250,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Wrongful death $ 1,200,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Multiple fractures $ 1,040,000.00  -  Automobile Negligence:  Multiple herniated disks For more information on Goldstein & Hayes' verdicts and settlements, please visit our website. http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/verdicts-settlements/  

    Representative Clients:

    • Georgia Court of Appeals

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • The American Society of Legal Advocates, an invitation-only organization of elite lawyers 
    • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America National Advisory Board

    Educational Background:

    • J.D. Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 2000
    • B.S. College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, 1994

    Industry Groups

    • Birth Injuries
    • Brian & Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Burns
    • Medical Negligence
    • Product Liability
    • Swimming Pool Drowning/Entrapment
    • Trucking & Automobile Negligence
    • Wrongful Death
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    Office Location for Jonathan P. Hayes

    One Buckhead Plaza, Suite 1000
    3060 Peachtree Road, Northwest
    Atlanta, GA 30305

    Phone: 404-857-3090

    Fax: 404-869-8044

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