Biographical Information

Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr. is an attorney who consistently strives for higher levels of professional excellence. He is a sought-after lecturer for legal seminars and an author of several publications. In recognition for his achievements, he has been honored by his peers as a Georgia Super Lawyer, a Top Attorney in Georgia, a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyer, a Georgia Trend Legal Elite, a 2013 Power Lawyer and Law Firm, and is a 2009-2014 Fellow of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®and currently holds membership in several legal professional associations, including the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. McMenamy is devoted to helping children throughout Georgia. He is a board member of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network and supports the Atlanta Children’s Health Alliance and the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He also participates in organizing fundraisers geared towards children’s charities. He encourages friends and family to come out to support Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at the Annual Strong Legs Run, a 10K run that begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 2 at Turner Field.

Mr. McMenamy was admitted to the bar in Georgia in 1990. In the early part of his career, he held the prestigious position of judicial law clerk to the Honorable John A. Terry at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. When the clerkship ended, he served as a senior trial attorney at McLaughlin, Hendon, Miller & Croy in Atlanta, Georgia. He then became a partner at Mayfield, Commander & McMenamy, LLC in 2001. In 2003, he formed Gregory B. McMenamy, Jr., P.C. and the firm ultimately grew and evolved into McMenamy Law.

Mr. McMenamy earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Georgia after graduating from theUniversity of Notre Dame in 1984 with a BBA in Accounting. In law school, Mr. McMenamy served as the class president from 1986 to 1987 and from 1988 to 1989. He was also a member of the Editorial Board for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law from 1987 to 1988 where his authoritative paper on international law was selected as a “best brief.” An advocate of environmental causes, he became a member of the Environmental Law Society. He served on the prestigious Mock Trial Board and coordinated the Intrastate Competition during the 1988-1989 academic year. He also rose among the ranks of fellow student litigators to join the elite American Bar Association Mock Trial Team.


University of Notre Dame – BBA Accounting – 1984

University of Georgia – JD – 1989

Honors & Awards

  • Top One Percent – Nation’s Top Attorneys, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite – 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell – 2014, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers – 2013, 2014
  • Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2012-2015
  • Fellow, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, 2009 – 2015
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, 2005-2015

Professional Associations

  • Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia, 1990
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Medical Negligence, Hospital, $900,000.00 plus additional medical care
  • Medical Negligence, Cardiologist/Hiospital, $2,050,000.00
  • John Doe v. Zachery Doe, Wrongful Death, Automobile Collision, $1,150,000.00
  • John Doe v. General Motors, et. all; Traumatic Brain Injury; $2,900,000.00 total settlement
  • Jane Doe v. Francis Travis, Wrongful Death, $1,500,000.00 Policy Limits

Speaking Engagements

  • “What Corporate Lawyers Need to Know About the Plaintiffs’ Practice of Catastrophic Injury Law”, General Counsel Seminar, 2010
  • Witness Testimony and Reports, The Rules of Evidence, NBI, 2013
  • Presentation of Evidence, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Case Law, Regulatory Trends and Developments, Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2013
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know – Determining Admissibility, NBI, 2014
  • Carlson on Evidence, Direct Examination in Injury Cases: Key Insights and Approaches for Lay and Expert Witnesses, ICLE, 2015
  • “What Every Plaintiff’s Lawyer Should Know about Bad Faith,” 2008 GTLA Annual Seminar, 2008
  • “Settlement Issues with Uninsured Motorist Benefits,” GTLA Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2002
  • “Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2007

Service Activities

  • Secretary, Sons of the American Revolution, Piedmont Chapter
  • Board Member, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Board Member, Atlanta Tip-Off Club (Naismith Award)
  • Board Member, Surfrider Foundation
  • Board Member, Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, Sports Network