Thomas W. Herman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Macon, GA

Westmoreland, Patterson, Moseley & Hinson, L.L.P.
 | 577 Mulberry Street, Suite 600
Macon, GA 31202-1797
Phone: 478-745-1651
Fax: 478-745-3208
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Thomas W. Herman has dedicated his career to representing the injured and the disabled, with an emphasis on handling workers' compensation claims. Recognized throughout Georgia as a leading advocate for injured workers, Mr. Herman strives to ensure that the rights of all Georgia workers are protected, and to see that those injured receive all the benefits afforded to them under the law. He has developed an expertise in high value catastrophic injury claims under the Georgia Workers' Compensation Act.

    Admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1986, Mr. Herman has acquired extensive experience at all levels of litigation, both in personal injury cases and in workers' compensation claims. In each of these practice areas, he has tried a significant number of cases statewide and has made numerous appearances before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court, obtaining significant, reported appellate decisions favorable to his clients from both courts.

    Mr. Herman is a partner at Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson L.L.P. in Macon, Georgia, and he has held leadership positions in many of the professional associations to which he belongs, including the Macon Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Association for Justice, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. He is only one of eighteen lawyers in the State fo Georgia to be selected as a Fellow in College of Workers Compensation Lawyers

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Workers' Compensation
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2021

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    About Thomas Herman

    Admitted: 1986, Georgia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Phi Alpha Delta
    • Alpha Lambda Delta

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Executive Committee, State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section, 1999 - 2004
    • Member, Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyers Executive Committee, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 - Present
    • Member, State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Bottle Inn of Court
    • President, Macon Bar Association, 2005 - 2006
    • Treasurer - Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyer Section of GTLA 2012 - 2014
    • District Representative, State Bar of Georgia, Younger Lawyer Section, 1992 - 1996
    • American Association for Justice
    • Member, American Bar Association, Tort, Insurance Practice and Litigation Sections
    • Treasurer, Macon Bar Association, 2003 - 2004
    • Executive Committee, Macon Bar Association, 2002 - Present
    • Secretary - Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyer Section of GTLA 2014 - 2016
    • Director, Executive Committee, State Bar of Georgia, Younger Lawyers Section, 1995 - 1996
    • President-Elect Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyers Organization of GTLA, 2016
    • Chair, State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section, 2002 - 2003
    • Member, William Augustus Bootle Inn of Court
    • President-Elect, Macon Bar Association, 2004 - 2005
    • Admitted to the Bar - Georgia, 1986
    • Selected as a Fellow in the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, 2014
    • Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia, 2004 - Present
    • Selected as Chair - Liaison Committee - Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyer's Section of GTLA 2012 to present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Selected as a Board Member for the Macon Tracks Running Club, 2014

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Feb. 27, 2014 Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar - Impeachment and the New Evidence Rules, Speaker, Atanta Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section, 2014
    • March 27, 2014 - How to Present your (g) (6) Catastrophic Claim, Speaker, I.C.L.E. - Workers' Compensation for the General Practitioner, 2014
    • October 9, 2014 -Proving and Defending Intoxication Claims, 2014 Workers' Compensation Institute, 2014

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Selected as a Fellow in the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, 2014

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia, B.A., 1983
    • Georgia State University
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    Office Location for Thomas W. Herman

    577 Mulberry Street
    Suite 600
    Macon, GA 31202-1797

    Phone: 478-745-1651

    Fax: 478-745-3208

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    Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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