Gary Martin Hays
For the last 23 years, Gary Martin Hays has been one of the most recognizable lawyers in Georgia.
He started the practice of law in 1989 defending insurance companies. But in 1993, Gary made a change and dedicated his practice to only representing injured victims. His background is of great benefit to his clients since he understands how insurance companies work.
With local roots in Gwinnett, Gary and his team have helped more than 37,000 Georgia victims and their families get the justice they deserve. Committed to only to representing injured victims, the firm has fought for families involved in auto and trucking accidents, workers’ compensation issues, shootings, sexual assaults and the wrongful deaths of loved ones.
Gary Martin Hays has also written or co-written 13 Best Selling books, including “The Authority On Personal Injury Claims In Georgia” and “The Authority On Workers’ Compensation Claims In Georgia.” He has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer,” one of Georgia’s top attorneys in the field of workers’ compensation. He is a member of the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a society limited to those attorneys who have received a settlement or verdict of at least $2 million dollars. Gary is also a frequent lecturer to other attorneys on various topics, and his videos on Georgia law have been watched over 3 million times, making him the most viewed attorney in Georgia on Facebook and YouTube.
He currently hosts the “Georgia Legal News Update” for the CW Network, as well as “The Intersection: Where Country and Faith Come Together” on 94.9 THE BULL and other iHeart stations across the southeast. He has been quoted in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and appeared on countless television shows, including FOX & FRIENDS and CNN Headline News.
Outside of the court room, Gary has had many unique endeavors as well. Gary has been a guest announcer on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” He has appeared in Nickelodeon’s “See Dad Run” with Scott Baio, as well as in “Drop Dead Diva” on the A&E Network. He has performed on Broadway in “The Lion King”, “Rock of Ages,” and “Motown: The Musical.” In 2013, Gary and two of his daughters, Ashleigh and Ava, performed with the rock group “Chicago” at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Gary was featured in ex-CIA Operative Valerie Plame Wilson’s novel “Burned” as a CIA weapons expert from Alabama. Bill Engvall played the White House Chief of Staff in “Sharknado 3” using his full name “Gary Martin Hays.” Gary has also interviewed and been interviewed by the great Larry King.
Part of the firm’s mission is to give back to the community — a lesson Gary learned from his father, a Methodist minister. Gary founded Keep Georgia Safe in 2008 to provide safety education and crime prevention training to Georgia’s families. You can learn more at www.keepgeorgiasafe.org. Gary has also been active in the fight against cancer through his support of the American Cancer Society, and served on the Board of Directors for MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).
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