James Hunter

Former General Counsel at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

James Hunter

James Hunter

Former General Counsel at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

Biography

Morris, Manning & Martin LLP
James Mackiell Hunter
Partner
James “Mac” Hunter is a partner in the Corporate, Healthcare, Employment, Eminent Domain and Exempt Organizations Practices. Mr. Hunter provides a broad spectrum of legal services to business and commercial clients, including advice to clients in the formation, structuring and governance of their business entities. With his extensive background in the general representation of physicians, physician groups, hospitals and medical schools, Mr. Hunter advises healthcare clients and other clients in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, business formations and practice affiliations. He also has over 30 years experience counseling business clients in connection with employment and diversity matters and is often involved in litigating these matters before administrative bodies and the courts. He also represents clients involved in eminent domain and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hunter was a partner at an AmLaw 100 firm, where he focused on business, healthcare, employment, diversity, eminent domain and international matters. Mr. Hunter was chief legal officer for a local Atlanta company for 10 years. He was also a senior trial attorney with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where was responsible for litigating some of the first cases under the 1972 Amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Recent Experience

Joyce Williams v. Southside Medical Center, Inc. and Dr. Otto Goyco - Jury verdict on all counts in favor of Southside and Dr. Goyco, in case involving sexual harassment, negligent retention, assault, and emotional distress claims. (Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia)
Sharon Simmons, Administrator of Estate of Trina Elliott v. Southside Medical Center, Inc., et al. - Summary Judgment in favor of Southside and individual providers on medical malpractice claims not covered by Federal Tort Claims Act. Case referred by the 11th Circuit to the Georgia Supreme Court where the ruling secured in Federal District Court on the Statute of Repose was upheld. This ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court established new law in Georgia on the Statute of Repose. (Federal District Court; 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; Georgia Supreme Court)
Suziett Mount v. Southside Healthcare, Inc. - Summary Judgment in favor of Southside on sexual harassment, discharge, retaliation, and emotional distress claims. (Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia)
EEOC v. Bronner Brothers, Inc. - Summary Judgment in favor of Bronner Brothers in a religious discrimination case. (Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia)
Sharon Robinson v. Upscale Magazine, Inc. - Summary Judgment in favor of Upscale on issues of sexual harassment, sex discrimination and retaliation. (Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia)
Janice Phillips v. Atlanta Neighborhood Development Center, Inc. - Summary Judgment on age discrimination and disability discrimination claims. (Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia)

Honors and Affiliations

Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 5th and 11th Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and Georgia Superior Courts

Named Atlanta Business League 2011 Man of Influence

AV Rating with Martindale-Hubbell

Listed, Georgia Super Lawyers (2003 - 2012)

Trustee Board, Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta

Atlanta Bar Association

Gate City Bar Association, Member and 2010 Inductee into Gate City Bar Hall of Fame

American Bar Association

National Bar Association
Speaking Engagements

The Gate City Bar Association 2010 Hall of Fame Gala November 6th, 2010
The ROI of Giving: Expert Advice for Executives, Business Owners and Investors January 30th, 2008 - 7:30 AM

Recent News

29 MMM Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars February 24th, 2012
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars February 24th, 2011
MMM Partner Mac Hunter Inducted Into Gate City Bar Association Hall of Fame November 12th, 2010
MMM Partner Mac Hunter to Enter Gate City Bar Association Hall of Fame September 2nd, 2010

Newsletters

Healthcare Update : Fall 2005

Practice Areas

Corporate
Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Employment
Exempt Organizations
Healthcare
International
Mergers & Acquisitions

Industries

Government Contracts & Procurement
Healthcare

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 1973
Iowa, 1973
District of Columbia, 1979

Law School(s)

Howard University Law School, 1973Juris Doctor (J.D.)with honors

Under Grad / Grad
School(s)

Fort Valley State University, 1968Bachelor of Science (B.S.)with honors
Harvard University, 1990-92Further Study

Overview
Career Highlights

100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

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Chaplain at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

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Former Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President at McDonald's USA LLC

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Chairman of the Board at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

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At Large Director at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Operating Officer, North Central Region at United Parcel Service, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Turner Associates

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Managing Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin LLP

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Co-Founder at Morris, Manning & Martin LLP

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Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin LLP

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James Hunter
Former General Counsel at 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.
Career History
Partner
Prior - 2014

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP is an award-winning full service law firm with national and international reach. Morris, Manning & Martin was founded in Atlanta in 1976 and has grown into an Am Law 200 law firm with more than 180 lawyers. Their clients range from national real estate development firms to emerging technology companies to international conglomerates. The firm’s Atlanta office is consistently ranked by Chambers USA and Legal 500 as among the leading law firms in Atlanta and Georgia.

General Counsel
Tenure Unconfirmed

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS, PARTICULARLY AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH, IN THE ATLANTA COMMUNITY, FOCUSING ON EDUCATION, ENRICHMENT

Political Donations
$200
2014

Partner at Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP

$100
2012

Author at Selena

$300
2012

Representative from Georgia's 13th Congressional District

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