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Attorney John Ferguson has been selected as the 2016 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Workers' Compensation - Employers

March 03, 2016 BY DEF Admin

Best Lawyers is one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. It is a significant honor to be listed as lawyers are widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals. They are a source of reliable legal referrals.

John Ferguson, Partner

DEF is proud to announce that attorney John A. Ferguson, Jr. has been selected as the 2016 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Workers' Compensation - Employers. He has also been listed on the Best Lawyers website for 9 consecutive years. Congratulations John!

Mr. Ferguson was previously Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia. In addition, Mr. Ferguson has served on the Chairman’s Advisory Council for the Self-Insurance & Licensure Committee, State Board of Workers’ Compensation from 1990-2015, was Chairman of the Legislative & Rules Committee in 1992-1993, and was Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Atlanta Claims Association from 1998-2000.

From 2004-2015, Mr. Ferguson has been selected by Peer Review as a Georgia Super Lawyer, and from 2007-2016, he has been selected by Best Lawyers in America for Workers’ Compensation Law, Employers. Mr. Ferguson was elected as a Fellow, College of Workers’ Compensation in 2012 and is a longstanding Martindale Hubbell AV peer rated lawyer.

He is co-author, along with H. Michael Bagley, of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Workers’ Compensation Desk Manual, Ninth Edition (2014).