John W. Hinchey

John Hinchey

Title: Partner (Retired)

Company: King and Spalding

Location: Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, United States

John W. Hinchey, Retired Partner at King and Spalding, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.

Drawing upon more than 40 years of professional experience, Mr. Hinchey is an esteemed lawyer, arbitrator and mediator who most recently served as a partner at King and Spalding in Atlanta, GA, from 1992 to 2010, having subsequently retired in 2011. Prior to this role, he was a partner with numerous firms, including Hinchey & Reid from 1984 to 1992, Phillips & Mozley from 1976 to 1984, and McConaughey & Hinchey from 1972 to 1976. He commenced his career as an assistant attorney general in the state of Georgia from 1968 to 1972.

Currently an active arbitrator and mediator since 2011, Mr. Hinchey holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Emory University, a Master of Laws from Harvard University, and a Master of Letters from the University of Oxford. He has contributed myriad articles to professional journals, authored several books, and has spoken extensively in his field. To remain aware of recent developments within the industry, he has maintained affiliation with the American College of Construction Lawyers, for which he has held a number of roles, including immediate past president, past president, president, secretary and on the board of governors.

Likewise, Mr. Hinchey has remained associated with the Atlanta Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the London Court of International Arbitration, among others. He is also a fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and the College of Communications Arbitrators. As a testament to his professional success, he has been honored with numerous accolades, such as the Cornerstone Award from the American Bar Association and the Arbitration Lawyer of the Year Award by Best Lawyers in America. He was named one of the Top 500 Lawyers in the World by International Finance and First Band of Leading Individual Lawyers by Chambers and Partners. Notably, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

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