Zack Hendon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Hendon Law Firm, LLC
 | 1201 Peachtree Street Northeast, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 770-284-3737
Fax: 770-284-3737
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

With extensive trial experience, Zack Hendon is a fierce advocate for victims of personal injury in the Atlanta and Marietta Georgia, area. He is the founder of The Hendon Law Firm, LLC, where he handles serious car wreck, workers’ compensation and death claims. 

A former attorney for an insurance provider, Mr. Hendon spent approximately 20 years defending insurers. He knows the intricacies of how these companies work and how they prepare for trial. Mr. Hendon brings that knowledge to his practice today, where he is able to anticipate the defendant’s moves and mitigate challenges to securing compensation on behalf of clients.

As an exceptional litigator, Mr. Hendon regularly appears in court and before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. He is also adept at negotiating a fair settlement in order to preserve a client’s time and resources.

In 1981, Mr. Hendon received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He then obtained a Juris Doctor in 1984 from the University of Georgia School of Law.

For his track record of securing favorable results, Mr. Hendon has been recognized throughout the legal community. He holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and has earned the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Hendon is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Cobb County Bar Association. He was elected as President of the Cobb Trial Lawyers Association in 2018 and as the Secretary of the Georgia Workers' Compensation Claimants' Lawyers organization in 2018.  He is a published author and frequent guest lecturer.  

* 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (70%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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White Papers

  • Modification of Awards (2010) - Paper written for Seminar Speech.

  • Super Lawyers (2018) - Super Lawyer selectee 2018 and 2019.  

  • MSAs Maximizing Awards (2011) - Paper written for GTLA speech.  Describes the latest Medicare regualtions regarding MSAs and how to use these regulations to maximize the award to the injured workers.

  • Change in Condition (2009) - Paper written for seminar speach.

  • Improving Relations with Adjusters (2011) - This was a paper written for this seminar speach.

  • About Zack Hendon

    Admitted: 1984, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.hendonlaw.com/about-us/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Rated 10.0 out of 10.0 (“Superb”) by Avvo.com
    • AV rated in Martindale-Hubbell Directory for over 20 years.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • WCCL Board of Directors (Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyers), 2015
    • President, Cobb Trial Lawyers Association., 2018
    • Pres., Henry County Bar Association, 1985
    • WCCL Executive Committee, division of GTLA, 2010 - 2012
    • GTLA WCCL Board of Directors, 2014
    •  Secretary (Statewide election) of Workers' Comp Claimant's Lawyers section of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association to present (two year term)., 2018
    • Cobb County Bar Association, 2008
    • Cobb Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
    • Secretary, Cobb Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
    • Cobb Trial Layers Association, Treasurer (County Election), 2016 to present
    • Treasurer (Statewide election) of Workers' Comp Claimant's Lawyers section of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association to present (two year term)., 2016
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), 2008
    • WCCL Board of Directors, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • -Officer for Walton Raiders Wrestling Parents Association, 2011
    • Volunteer Walton Jr. Raiders Football Program 2008 to 2014., 2008
    • Donation made to The Houston Food Bank to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey, 2017

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker in the field of workers' compensation at the Annual Georgia Trial Lawyers Seminar, Speaker, Change in Condition, GTLA, 2009
    • GIIP can be a safety net for your insured but there are some glaring holes in this net., Speaker, Georgia Insurers Insolvency Pool, A Safety Net with Holes, ICLE, Georgia Workers Comp Bar, 2018
    • Speaker, Modification of Awards, GTLA, 2010
    • Co-chair of the Workers' Comp section at the Annual Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Seminar., Co-chair, speaker, MSAs Maximizing Settlements, GTLA, 2011
    • Speaker at the GTLA Auto Torts Seminar in Destin Florida July 29, 2011., Speaker, Improving Relations with Adjusters, GTLA, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
    • What Would the Adjuster Do Conference? , Speaker, Getting the Best Recovery at Mediation, 2013
    • Speaker, Untangling the Litigation Knot, State Board of Workers' Compensation, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Numerous jury trials, appeals and Administrative Law Judge awards.  Hundreds of settlements most of which were confidential. 
    • $150,000 worker's comp settlement for a 93 year old workers in a shoulder surgery case. , 2018
    • $2,800,000 settlement in a confidential death case., 2017
    • $2,400,000 confidential settlement for premises death case., 2013

    Videos:

    Newsletters:

    • We believe that kindness is contagious and that's why we're letting everyone know just how easy it is to make a donation to The Houston Food Bank. Every $1 donated provides 3 meals to Texas residents who need our support now more than ever. Join us in supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey., Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey, Charity
    • This is a monthly newsletter produces topics of interest to injured individuals and families.  This newsletter is also re-blogged. , Let America Know

    Educational Background:

    • Associates Degree from Clayton Junior College, 1979
    • B.B.A., University of Georgia, 1981

    Industry Groups

    • GLTA
    • WCCL
    Office Location for Zack Hendon

    1201 Peachtree Street Northeast
    Suite 900
    Atlanta, GA 30361

    Phone: 770-284-3737

    Fax: 770-284-3737

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    Last Updated: 12/12/2018

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