Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP (HPY) was founded in 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia as a boutique litigation law firm. Over the last half century, HPY has grown to include more than 130 lawyers. HPY represents individuals and many of the largest corporations in high-risk litigation and business disputes. Their attorneys have been lead counsel in more than 1000 trials and handled more than 300 appeals in federal and state courts. In addition, they have globally managed the liability and/or the medical aspects of litigation for several large corporations.
HPY is skilled in handling complex and high-stakes litigation with critical insight and coordination, resolving cases in the most cost-effective manner possible. Their team is knowledgeable, flexible, and adept at listening and understanding the needs and concerns of clients, while determining best solutions to avoid litigation, limit exposure, minimize negative publicity, and secure favorable resolutions in multiple venues.
With a deep bench of trial lawyers across a range of fields, HPY’s attorneys collaborate and share relevant insights across practice groups and industries. Cases are frequently strengthened by the firm’s collective expertise, ensuring that each client’s interests are given a comprehensive and informed defense.
Although trial success has always been a hallmark of HPY, they routinely advise clients in risk management to avoid litigation. They make it a priority to collaborate with and learn their clients’ specific needs and to ensure those needs are met in every case. HPY has the expertise and experience to provide a full range of litigation options, from verdict and appeal to quick and confidential settlements. With HPY’s well-known ability and willingness to take a case to verdict in any court, their clients are often able to achieve desirable outcomes in the earliest stages of litigation. Despite being involved in contentious, high-stakes litigation, HPY’s diverse team of attorneys maintain a high-level of professionalism under all circumstances.
As a charter member of ALFA International, HPY has maintained membership since 1988.