Adjusting the Automobile Injury Claim Lecturer, “Rule 68 Offers of Judgement”
“Police Pursuits and the New Motor Vehicle Torts Act”
“Update on 42 U.S.C. $1983 – Supreme Court and 11th Circuit Cases”
“Policy Liability for False Advertising, False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution”
“Borrowed Servant and Fellow Servant Doctrine” GA, Co-Speaker
Clients & Cases
Georgia Interlocal Risk Management Agency
Travelers Insurance Companies
Clarendon Insurance Company
State of Georgia
Georgia School Board Association
Specialty Claims, Inc.
80% – Public Sector Litigation: Civil Rights
10% – Business Litigation
10% – Personal Injury
Mr. Gray’s diverse trial practice over the past forty-one (41) years has included a particularly heavy concentration on litigation within the public sector. As such, he regularly represents Georgia Cities and Counties, Housing Authorities, City Councilman, County Commissioners, Police Chiefs, Police Officers, County Sheriffs, Sheriff’s Deputies, Road Superintendents, Wardens and other local Governmental Employees and Agencies. Mr. Gray also serves as conflict counsel for the State of Georgia and, in this regard, represents employees of the state in litigation matters alleging violations of civil rights. The cases in which he is routinely involved in this area of practice include a variety of legal issues related to our federal and state constitutions, civil rights, excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, police shootings and vehicle pursuits. Mr. Gray is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating afforded to lawyers by their peers. He has also listed among Georgia Super Lawyers in Atlanta Magazine from 2002 to date.
Education & Bar Admissions
University of Georgia School of Law Athens, Georgia 1976 J.D.
Order of the Coif
Georgia Law Review, Member, 1973 – 1975
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia 1972 B.S.
Phi Kappa Phi
Alpha Epsilon Pi
1990 | Georgia
1990 | Georgia, 1990
1990 | Georgia Court of Appeals
1994 | U.S. District Court
2003 | Supreme Court of Georgia
2005 | U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Memberships & Associations
Memberships & Associations
Atlanta Bar Association, 1976 – Present, Member
American Bar Association, 1976 – Present, Member
State Bar of Georgia, 1983 – 1984
Executive Council of Younger Lawyers Section
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present, Member
Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 1978 – Present, Member
Federal Bar Association, 2008 – Present, Member
Defense Research Institute, 2000 – Present, Member
Georgia Claims Association, 1984 – Present, Member
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Georgia Super Lawyers, 2002 – Present
Outstanding work, Harvey. The city thanks you profusely!
- City Attorney
Thank you so much for all of your hard work on this case. Speaking with you and your associates really was comforting to me and definitely eased what little stress I had over this. Again, from me and my family, thank you so much!
- Police Department Official
Mr. Gray – This is outstanding news! Thank you and your staff for all your hard work and efforts dealing with this case! Hopefully this is one more step in me and my family putting this behind us. I truly am appreciative! As always if you need anything don’t hesitate to give me a call.
- Insured Police Officer
I appreciate all the hard work by you and the team on this case. We could not have hoped for a better outcome.