Robert M. Hammers, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Schneider Hammers LLC
 | 5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 975
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 770-884-4626
Fax: 404-600-2626
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Robert M. Hammers, Jr. is the co-founding partner of Schneider Hammers. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and grew up in Woodstock, Georgia. Rob graduated from UGA in 1999 and from FSU College of Law in 2008.  After learning how to defend complex civil cases as a defense lawyer, Rob started exclusively representing plaintiffs when he teamed up with Schneider Hammers co-founder, Jason Schneider in 2011.

Rob specializes in complex tort litigation.  Mass torts is an industry term to decribe national litigation where many people are injured in similar ways by the same product, usually a medical device or pharmaceutical drug.  These case are highly complex and time consuming.  Rob is an expert in this field.

He presently serves as leader as a member of the plaintiff steering committees for the following mass tort actions:

In re Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, U.S.D.C. Southern Dist, Indiana, Case No. 1:14-ml-2570, MDL No. 2570

In Re Cordis IVC Filter Product Liability Litigation, Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda, Case No. RG116812476

Rob is proud to call himself a trial lawyer. As an Atlanta personal injury attorney, he is dedicated to getting fair and just results for those who have been injured by defective products or the negligence of others.  His firm specializes in car wrecks, tractor trailer collisions, premises liability cases, slip and falls, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect cases, and workers compensation.   Schneider Hammers has successfully resolved thousands of personal injury cases of all kinds resulting in millions of dollars in recoveries.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (80%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018

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About Robert Hammers, Jr.

Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.schneiderhammers.com/attorneys/robert-m-hammers-j...

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Selected to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association LEAD program
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40: 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Eagle Scout

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Civil Justice PAC Board Treasurer, 2019
  • Civil Justice PAC Board Member, 2017
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2008
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2013
  • American Association of Justice, 2011
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2010
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2014
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Sponsor for South Cherokee Baseball
  • Sponsor East Cobb Baseball League, 2019
  • Volunteer with GTLA and St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church for charities and fund raising events

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1,100,000.00 Tractor trailer collision causing multiple surgies., 2019
  • $3,000,000 verdict in Indiana Federal Court for client injured by a defective IVC filter medical device., 2019
  • $5,000,000 judgment against pool company that negligently failed to train and supervise lifeguards resulting in brain injury to minor child., 2018
  • $480,000 verdict for man injured in an automobile collision that resuled in neck surgery., 2018
  • $1,666,666.67 settlement for family of man killed by tractor trailer that pulled in front of him. , 2017
  • $790,000 verdict in Henry County State Court for rear-end collision neck surgery case., 2017
  • $600,000 settlement for horse back riding injury by overcoming civil immunity and establishing the equipment was faulty and horse was unsafe., 2017
  • $1,350,000 for rear-end collision caused by drunk driver that resulted in back surgery., 2016
  • $840,000 jury verdict in DeKalb County State Court in a premises liability action against a condominium association who maintained a dangerous condition on the common elements of the property, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Automobile Negligence
  • Complex Tort Litigation
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
Office Location for Robert M. Hammers, Jr.

5555 Glenridge Connector
Suite 975
Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone: 770-884-4626

Fax: 404-600-2626

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Last Updated: 6/23/2019

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