Jay Hirsch graduated from Tulane University in 1983 and from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1986. Mr. Hirsch joined Pope McGlamry (originally Pope, Kellogg, McGlamry, Kilpatrick & Morrison) in August 1986 and practices primarily in the areas of personal/financial injury and wrongful death arising from negligence, product liability and fraud. His current practice involves product liability, including auto, household and medical products; commercial/business – business litigation; class action litigation; whistleblower (qui tam) actions; consumer protection; and pharmaceutical litigation. Mr. Hirsch and the Firm’s representation of Plaintiffs have resulted in verdicts and settlements approaching a billion dollars. Many of these cases were the first such cases in the nation and involved ground-breaking legal strategies. Mr. Hirsch and his partners have long been recognized in Georgia and nationally as a go-to firm that will take on the most challenging cases and opposition. Mr. Hirsch is AV rated by his peers in Martindale-Hubbell, and is on The Board of Directors of Pope McGlamry P.C.
Mr. Hirsch and his wife Ellen have three boys, Ben, Joe and Charlie. Mr. Hirsch and his family are active members of The Temple and Mr. Hirsch serves as Secretary on the Board of Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, plays tennis Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA), and has served on the board of his neighborhood association.