Charles H. McAleer
Charles McAleer founded The McAleer Law Firm, P.C., in 2003, to devote 100% of his practice to representing plaintiffs in cases involving personal injury, workers’ compensation, and contract litigation. He has never represented an insurance company. Each year, McAleer recovers millions of dollars for his clients and brings several cases to trial every year with outstanding results.
The type of cases McAleer tries before a jury include, among others, cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injury and also other serious injury cases. When an insurer is unreasonable in its negotiations with McAleer Law, the firm does not hesitate to file suit because it some cases that is simply what it takes to get a large insurance company’s attention.
After graduating from Emory in 1996, McAleer worked abroad for five years as General Counsel for an international manufacturing company. McAleer managed all litigation in which the company was involved. McAleer also has experience in company mergers and acquisitions and has drafted several M&A transactions and has been hands on in post merger contract management. McAleer also led a mergers and acquisition team through several purchases and mergers including post-transaction corporate integration.
McAleer has also been an adjunct professor of U.S. law at the University of Trier, Germany, which included legal research, torts, civil procedure, and contracts.
McAleer is an active member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The American Trial Lawyers Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
He lives in DeKalb County with his wife and three sons who attend DeKalb County Public Schools. He is fluent in German. He is an avid cyclist and also enjoys fishing in his spare time.
McAleer hosts a weekly radio show every Saturday morning at 9 on News and Talk 1380 WAOK. The show brings listeners sound legal advice, breaking news, current events, and other topics important to our community.
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996
B.A., University of South Carolina, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia, Alabama
American Association for Justice Member
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Member
State Bar of Georgia, Workers’ Compensation Law Section