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Description of the Practice

Savell & Williams, L.L.P. has been one of Atlantaís leading litigation firms since its founding in 1952. The firm actively handles a broad range of cases including, but not limited to, workersí compensation; automobile, trucking, and transportation; slip and fall; negligent security; premises liability; professional malpractice; products liability; insurance coverage; commercial and construction claims; ERISA and health benefit(s); employment; bankruptcy; and first-party contract and premium disputes.

The firmís workersí compensation practice is an administrative trial and appellate practice. Our goal is to be a partner with our clients in representing their best interests and ensuring that the workersí compensation system operates as intended. Our firm enjoys a stellar reputation throughout the state of Georgia and beyond as a fair but formidable advocate.

Savell & Williams, L.L.P. is also home to a thriving and diversified liability litigation practice that allows the firm to service our clients with top-notch defense strategies in automobile accident claims, premises liability, professional liability, business torts, and products liability.

The diverse nature of the firmís practice allows us to be a full-service law firm capable of handling all of our clients' legal needs. We are a proactive firm of highly-skilled attorneys, paralegals, and support staff dedicated to establishing and maintaining long term relationships with our clients. We take great pride in our accessibility, dependability, and efficiency. It is our honor and privilege to serve our clients every day.

Composition of the Firm

Savell & Williams, L.L.P. is a medium-sized law firm comprised of partner and associate attorneys who are masterfully supported by an outstanding team of paralegals and legal secretaries. We are proud of our diversity, and the firm is home to an exceptional group with different social backgrounds, political philosophies, and personal interests.

Philosophy of the Firm

The members of Savell & Williams, L.L.P. share the belief that our firmís continued success and manageable growth depends on providing our clients with superior legal services in a prompt, cost-efficient manner. The firm seeks measured growth in both its size and the scope of its legal practice that will mesh with the growing needs of our existing clients and lead to the development of new client relationships.

Savell & Williams, L.L.P. maintains a friendly and informal atmosphere in which the attorneys and support staff thrive. We are proud of the high level of integrity and moral character of all of our people and we strive for an environment where a healthy sense of humor and camaraderie help to make Savell & Williams a great place to work.

Organization and Administration

Savell & Williams, L.L.P is managed by all of the partners and headed by one senior managing partner who is given wide-ranging discretionary authority to make day-to-day decisions for the partnership with input from all attorneys. This system of operation enhances the firmís ability to run efficiently.

In keeping with its goal of representing clients in a cost-efficient manner, the firm employs a Firm Administrator to manage the financial, personnel, and operational aspects of its practice under the direction of the Managing Partner and the Partnership.

Our outstanding paralegals and legal secretaries are assigned to a cluster of attorneys and assist with the management of caseloads by performing a wide array of legal tasks.

The firmís financial operations are administered by our Technology Department under the supervision of the partnership and the Firmís Administrator.


Ed Savell and John Williams founded the firm in 1952. Since its formation, Savell & Williams, L.L.P. has maintained the firm premises in the downtown Atlanta area. In the earliest years, the firm had offices in the Healey Building. The firm relocated to the Equitable Building in the 1970s. In 1987, as leaders of a revival of the Fairlie Poplar District, the firm moved back to the Healey Building as an anchor tenant before spending 10 years in Peachtree Center. We returned to the Fairlie Poplar District in 2002 with a five-year stint in the Equitable Building before returning to our current home in the Harris Tower of Peachtree Center, where the firm has been housed since 2007.

Regardless of its location, the firm has retained what is known to be Atlanta's oldest continuously used business phone number. We are proud that our clients continue to contact us today at the same phone number they did over 50 years ago. Our firm has adapted its technology and changed with the time, but the core values of our founding partners are still the guiding principles for the day-to-day management of the firm and its practice today.


233 Peachtree Street    2700 Harris Tower    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 521-1282