Jeff Melcher is a partner in the firm’s Atlanta, Raleigh and Birmingham offices, and serves as the managing partner for the Birmingham office. Mr. Melcher specializes in commercial and insurance litigation. He has more than 25 years of litigation experience, which includes varied representation of civil trucking and transportation clients, and matters involving D&O and commercial litigation claims, insurance coverage/bad faith matters, business disputes, general liability, professional malpractice, real estate, premises and casualty, appellate, and domestic litigation, as well as environmental, toxic tort and product liability matters. He has tried numerous civil cases in state and federal courts, and is admitted in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
Mr. Melcher also has an extensive background in employment law litigation. He has successfully defended employers in a wide range of employment claims, including restrictive covenant litigation and negotiating employment contracts.
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Middle, Western and Eastern Districts of North Carolina
U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Middle, Western and Eastern Districts of Tennessee
Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
Atlanta Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program