J. Slade Edwards
Assistant: Natalie Gibson
Assistant's Phone: 478-749-1742
Slade Edwards is a partner in the firm’s litigation section. Slade formerly managed Progressive Insurance Company’s House Counsel Office in Macon, Georgia. Slade has experience in insurance defense litigation, including motor vehicle collisions, motor carrier liability, premises liability, and other personal injury and wrongful death tort litigation. He has defended several carriers and he has extensive experience with insurance coverage disputes and declaratory judgment actions. Slade’s practice focuses on defending doctors in medical malpractice litigation.
Slade received his undergraduate degree in risk management from the University of Georgia in 1999 and his Juris Doctor from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 2004. During law school, Slade served on the Moot Court Board, competed in the ATLA Trial Competition and received the faculty award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing. He is a member of the Macon Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Defense Lawyer’s Association and the William Augustus Bootle American Inn of Court.