Michael L. McGlamry

Michael L. McGlamry is and has been actively 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, McGlamry has focused on mass tort litigation and has served in leadership roles in several national, high profile, injury cases.  McGlamry 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) McGlamry lecturers frequently at AAJ, GTLA and the State Bar of Georgia. In addition, McGlamry serves on several rules related committees of the Georgia Bar.

Mike McGlamry 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, McGlamry remains active athletically; serves as an active member of Haygood United Methodist Church; and supports all things Wake Forest.

Mike McGlamry – PDF Bio

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

Confidential
Settlement
In re: Wellnx Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation

United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, (sixteen actions were consolidated by the MDL Panel, a settlement resulted in changes in marketing practices and partial refunds for consumers who participated).

$1 Billion
Settlement
NFL Players’ Concussion Litigation

National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation class action settlement became final and effective on January 7, 2017, which is the “Effective Date” of the Settlement Program.

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