Michael L. McGlamry

Mike is and has been active representing plaintiffs in personal injury, wrongful death, products and pharmaceutical liability, class actions and mass torts actions that have resulted in verdicts or settlements approaching a billion dollars. Many of these cases were the first such cases in the nation and many involved innovative, ground-breaking legal strategies. He and his partners have long been recognized both in Georgia and nationally as a go-to firm that will take on the most challenging cases and opposition.

In the last few years, Mike has focused on mass tort litigation and has served in leadership roles in several national, high profile, injury cases.  Mike has served in leadership roles in the following:

  • NFL Players’ Concussion Litigation, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, MDL No. 2323 (Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Co-Lead, Discovery Committee and Communications Committee)
  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc. Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, MDL No. 2329 (Co-Lead Counsel)
  • Wright Hip System Cases, Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4710 (Co-Lead Counsel)
  • Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Cause No. 3:12-md-2391 (Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee)
  • Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, U.S. District Court, Minnesota, MDL No. 13-2441
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and ABG II Modular Hip Stem Litigation, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Bergen County, Case Code 296, Master Case No. BER-L-936-13 (Plaintiffs’ Leadership)
  • WellNx Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, U.S. District Court, Eastern Division of Massachusetts, MDL No. 07-md-1861 (Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee)Mike lecturers frequently at AAJ, GTLA and the State Bar of Georgia. In addition, Mike serves on several rules related committees of the Georgia Bar.Mike and his wife Anne, have 3 beautiful and talented daughters, Caroline, Kate and Elizabeth. Caroline is now an associate attorney in the firm. In his spare time, Mike remains active athletically; serves as an active member of Haygood United Methodist Church; and supports all things Wake Forest.

Mike McGlamry Bio – PDF

2017 GTLA Member

Education

Wake Forest University – 1978 – B.A. magna cum laude

University of Georgia – 1982 – J.D. cum laude

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, member

Atlanta Bar Association, member

Georgia Legal Services Foundation, former member Board of Directors

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), special member

National Academy of Jurisprudence (Premier 100 trial attorney of the state of Georgia), member

National Trial Lawyers Georgia Appleseed, member, Board of Advisors, member

State Bar of Georgia, American Bar, member

Association of Justice (AAJ), Leader’s Forum, lecturer, Litigation Group Chair

 

Bar Admissions

Georgia

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas

U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

 

Awards and Honors

Best Lawyers in America – 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers – 2012

Super Lawyers – 2015

Top Rated Lawyer in “Mass Torts Law” – American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell – 2013, 2017