Position Overview

James Bates Brannan Groover, LLP, a leading law firm with offices in Macon, Atlanta, and Athens, Georgia, is adding a mid-level associate to its general litigation group in Macon. Our firm believes in the importance of our people. We strive to provide the best experience for our employees and clients by demonstrating our core values: servant leadership, excellence, integrity, and respect for others.

The litigation practice group has substantial experience in a wide variety of complex litigation matters including, but not limited to, business torts, construction disputes, contract disputes, civil RICO, general commercial and business disputes, healthcare disputes, employment law, insurance, and local government.

We utilize a hands-on approach to each case. Our attorneys establish a personal relationship with each client, and strive to formulate a litigation strategy with a view not only toward obtaining the best possible result, but doing so in a pragmatic, cost-effective manner that promotes the client’s objectives.


  • 5 years minimum meaningful experience in commercial/general litigation
  • Ability to manage and drive matters forward with general guidance
  • Well-versed in preparing for, taking and defending depositions
  • Experience in drafting dispositive, expert, and/or discovery motions
  • Adept in case management, working with clients, participating in hearings, and can take the lead
  • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple matters simultaneously, meeting all deadlines
  • Skilled at conducting thorough research and analysis to develop effective legal strategies
  • Experience with local government is a plus
  • Admitted to the Georgia Bar and in good standing or admitted to and in good standing with another state’s bar (and willing to waive in or sit before the Georgia Bar)

About Us

James Bates Brannan Groover LLP is a full-service business law firm delivering high-quality, cost-effective legal services for individuals and businesses. Our firm is here to help grow and protect our clients’ interests — and to deliver an entrepreneurial, creative approach designed to help our clients succeed in achieving their goals.