Marc Hershovitz represents clients in court, both at trial and on appeal, where he has had considerable success, including serving as lead counsel of the team of lawyers that obtained the largest trial verdict in Georgia history — $459 million.
In addition to his litigation practice, Marc helps small and mid-sized businesses identify and address the legal issues that are involved in the decisions that they make every day. Most of Marc’s business clients treat him as a trusted member of their management team and seek his advice on the broad range of matters that arise on a regular basis.
In college, Marc worked for U.S. Congressman Ben Jones, who is better known for playing Cooter in the classic TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. Following up on his interest in politics after graduating from law school, Marc has represented political candidates, campaigns, and interest groups before state and federal regulatory agencies, and in court when necessary. Marc served as Deputy Executive Counsel to Georgia Governor Roy Barnes during the first year of his administration. He also served as a law clerk to Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham while in law school and later managed his successful 2002 re-election campaign.
Because of Marc’s experience advising a variety of individuals and businesses on a diverse range of matters, he brings a unique perspective to the challenges his clients face. Marc’s experience allows him to do more than just tell someone whether something is “legal,” he is able to advise his clients regarding strategy and tactics as they relate to their business objectives.
Marc has consistently been recognized by his professional colleagues as one of the top lawyers in Georgia. In 2006, American Lawyer Media’s Daily Report named Marc as one of 14 Georgia lawyers under 40 “On the Rise.” Georgia Trend Magazine put Marc on its Legal Elite list. Thomson Reuters named Marc a “Super Lawyer.” The online legal-services marketplace Avvo has given Marc a “10 out of 10” rating, the highest rating it gives to lawyers. And the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has given Marc its prestigious “AV Preeminent” rating, a peer-review rating that signifies Marc is recognized by his colleagues as possessing the highest ethical standards and professional ability.
Raised in Duluth, Georgia, Marc is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. He also received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, with high honors and with honors in political science, from the University of Georgia.