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    CURRICULUM VITAE

    OF

    ALBERT H. PARNELL

    Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP

    4000 SunTrust Plaza, 303 Peachtree Street

    Atlanta, GA 30308

    404-614-7529

    aparnell@hptylaw.com

     

    EDUCATION

    Northern Virginia Extension of the University of Virginia

    Fairfax, Virginia

    1959

     

    George Mason College of the University of Virginia

    Fairfax, Virginia

    1960‑61

     

    Lyon  College

    Batesville, Arkansas

    B.A., 1965

     

    Law School:    Vanderbilt University

    Nashville, Tennessee

    J.D., 1968

     

    Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, June, 1995 Program

     

    PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

    Admitted to the Georgia Bar, February 3, 1969 (Bar No. 564400)

    Admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, April 22, 1969

    Admitted to the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, May 26, 1969

    Admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, July 13, 1970

    Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, May 21, 1979

    Admitted to the United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia, September 20, 1979

    Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, March 21, 1983

    Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, March 24, 1983

    Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 12, 1983

    Admitted to the Nebraska Bar, July 12, 1989 (Bar No. 18986)

    Admitted to the West Virginia Bar, November, 1989 (Bar No. 5235)

    Admitted to the Texas Bar, April 8, 1994 (Bar No. 00789876)      

    Admitted to the Florida Bar, November 15, 1996 (Bar No. 0098892)

    Admitted to United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, December 24, 1994

     

                Pro Hac Vice:

    United States District Court for the Southern District of Tennessee

    United States District Court for the Southern District of Louisiana

    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

    United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia

    United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

    United States District Court for the District of Los Angeles

    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division

    Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    216th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas

    Dade County Circuit Court, Miami, Florida

    Eleventh Judicial District, Flathead County, Montana

     

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    Member in Good Standing, State Bar of Georgia

    Member in Good Standing, State Bar of Nebraska

    Member in Good Standing, State Bar of Texas

    Member in Good Standing, State Bar of West Virginia

    Member in Good Standing, State Bar of Florida

    Georgia Defense Lawyers Association:

    • President, 1978‑80;
    • Member, Board of Directors, 1974 ‑ Present

    American Bar Association:

    • Vice‑Chairman, Products, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1981‑1982;
    • Chairman‑Elect Toxic and Hazardous Substances and Environmental Law Committee, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1987-1988
    • Chairman, Toxic and Hazardous Substances and Environmental Law Committee, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1988-1989

    Atlanta Bar Association:

    • Chairman-Elect, Certified Legal Education Committee, 1994-2000

    International Association of Insurance Counsel:

    • Member, Products Liability Committee
    • Member, Membership Committee for Georgia

    Defense Research Institute:

    • Chairman, Industry-wide Litigation Committee, 1979‑1983;
    • Area Chair, Southern Region (Atlanta), 1980-1981;
    • State Chair, Southern Region (Georgia), 1982-1984;
    • Chairman, Law Institutes Committee, 1983‑1986;
    • Member, Law Institutes Committee, 1983‑Present;
    • Southern Regional Vice President, 1989‑1992;
    • Board of Directors, 1992‑1995

     

    HONORS

    BEST LAWYERS OF ATLANTA, Atlanta Magazine, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

    Georgia Super Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2004, 2005

    WHO’S WHO LEGAL, The International Who’s Who of  Business Lawyers, 2002 – 2003 Ed., 2003 – 2004 Ed.

    WHO’S WHO LEGAL, The International Who’s Who of  Product Liability Lawyers, 2004 4th Edition

    Atlanta, Super Lawyers,  2003 Edition

    Atlanta, Super Lawyers,  2004 Edition

    Atlanta, Super Lawyers,  2005 Edition

    BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA, 2005 EDITION

     

    AWARDS 

    DRI, LOUIS POTTER LIFETIME PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT, 2004

    Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas: Alumni of the Year (2008)

    DRI, 30 YEAR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD, 2009