Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Goodman McGuffey LLP
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
C. Wade McGuffey Jr., JD, Chief Executive Officer at Goodman McGuffey LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Mr. McGuffey strived to become a lawyer from a young age, believing that it was one of the ways he could make a profound difference in the world. He commenced his career as a student at the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1973. He continued his studies at the university and received a Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, in 1976. He has since been admitted to practice law in the states of Georgia and Florida, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Since 2003, Mr. McGuffey has been serving as the chief executive officer of Goodman McGuffey LLP, where he focuses his practice on human resources and employment law, as well as commercial and construction contracts. Working closely with insurance companies and commercial clients for more than 30 years, he also handles workers’ compensation cases and general defense litigation. Alongside his primary appointment, he also has been acting as the administrator and co-chair of the adjudication committee for the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators since 2012 and on the board of ethics for the City of Dunwoody since 2009. In addition, he has been a member of the advisory council for the State Board of Workers’ Compensation since 2005.
A respected lecturer in his field, Mr. McGuffey was the former chair, chair-elect, secretary-treasurer, member of the board of directors of the workers’ compensation section and fundraising chairman of the Kid’s Chance Foundation Race. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to law, he was deemed an honorary lifetime member of the Independent Insurance Association of Georgia and a Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine. In addition, the Boy Scouts of America presented him with the District Award of Merit. Notably, Mr. McGuffey has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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