Gary Hurst has been practicing in Workers' Compensation law for more than 30 years. His focus is in litigation and he represents insurers and self-insurers before the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation, as well as in state courts. He has significant experience representing governments and municipalities, Boards of Education, construction companies and contractors, the automotive industry, and manufacturers.

He had taken and defended hundreds of depositions including expert witness statements. In addition, he has handled numerous complex cases involving subrogation within Workers' Compensation claims.

He has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professionalism.

He is a frequent lecturer on Workers' Compensation topics and has presented to audiences at the Georgia State Bar Association-sponsored seminars.

From 2009-2013, Mr. Hurst served on the firm’s Board of Directors. In addition, he has served as co-chair of the Diversity Committee since its inception.

In the fall of 2010, Mr. Hurst was honored as a founder and patron of the DeKalb Lawyers Association at the Association’s 25th Anniversary event.

Recent Publications:

Co-Author, “Housing and the Catastrophic Claim After Pringle and Spires,” State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Law Section Newsletter, Fall 2011.


Rutgers School of Law-Camden, J.D., 1978

University of Georgia, M.P.A., 1985

College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1975

Court Admissions

All Georgia State and Federal Courts

U.S. Supreme Court


American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

National Bar Association

Gate City Bar Association

Practice Areas