55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30308


J.D., Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, 2008

M.B.A., Mercer University, Stetson School of Business and Economics, 2008

B.M., magna cum laude, Berklee College of Music, 2005

Vernon “Phil” Hill IV is an attorney in the Gordon & Rees Atlanta office and has over a decade of experience representing companies throughout all stages of complex civil litigation. He devotes the majority of his practice to business/commercial litigation, asbestos litigation and general liability defense matters.

Business and Commercial Litigation

Mr. Hill  represents public and privately held entities and their principals in business-related disputes. Mr. Hill has defended and prosecuted a variety of complex commercial litigation matters involving breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, unfair business practices, fraud, garnishments and theft.  He focuses on a broad array of industries including healthcare providers, telecommunications companies, manufacturers, banks, and service companies.

General Liability

Mr. Hill has defended a variety of businesses, including retailers, contractors, restaurants, public entities, commercial property owners, and individuals in self-insured and insured claims and lawsuits under general liability insurance policies including personal injuries (from slip and falls to catastrophic/wrongful death), assault and battery, premises liability, property damage, government entity liability, trespass and nuisance, and motor vehicle/commercial automobile.

Asbestos Litigation

Mr. Hill has extensive experience litigating high-exposure, multi-million dollar cases involving catastrophic injuries and/or wrongful death. Mr. Hill has represented many national and international corporations in the defense of asbestos litigation claims including manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, contractors, business owners and other businesses in multi-party litigation and has defended dozens of living mesothelioma cases, many of which were granted preferential trial setting.


U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia