Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Donald L. Swift, III has been elected by the shareholders to serve as Managing Partner of the firm. “Don is an excellent lawyer and with his strong communication skills, personal decency and integrity, and understanding of our corporate culture, he has the respect of all of the partners here. I know he will perform superbly in this challenging role and will carry on our tradition of strong and effective managing partners,” says firm founder, Thomas J. Andersen.
Don succeeds Tom Tate, who completed his second term as Managing Partner. “With his background in both law and business, Don is the perfect choice to take over as managing partner. I am confident he will help lead us to continued growth and success in the coming years,” says Tate.
Don is a shareholder in the litigation department of Andersen, Tate & Carr. In addition to his new managerial responsibilities, Don will continue to practice in the area of complex civil litigation and dispute resolution. “I am excited about this new opportunity to lead Andersen, Tate & Carr into the future. We are poised for growth and looking for new ways to serve both our existing and prospective clients.”
About to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. was founded in 1988. In that time the firm has grown from two to almost thirty attorneys and over sixty employees, making it the largest business law firm in Gwinnett County. The firm’s roots in Gwinnett County reach back much further; however, as some of its attorneys have practiced here since the mid-1970s. Andersen, Tate & Carr has become one of the preeminent law firms in suburban Atlanta by offering unparalleled legal representation in a wide variety of practice areas, such as real estate & banking, corporate & business transactions, civil litigation, land use & development, estate planning, criminal defense, and family law.
Brad Carr remarked, “I think the election of Don Swift as the new Managing Partner is simply further evidence of the continued growth of the firm and our practice. As the firm celebrates its first 25 years, I believe we have positioned ourselves to continue to be one of the premier law firms in the region for the next 25 years.” In recent years, Andersen, Tate & Carr’s reputation has spread beyond its base in Gwinnett County, to a practice that encompasses metro Atlanta. Today, the firm stands as one of the area’s most respected law firms, matching the expertise and sophistication of a “Downtown Firm” with “Small Town Firm” personal attention and dedication to its clients’ needs. The firm also encourages its attorneys and staff to take an active role in their community and to give back through community service, and civic and charitable activities throughout the year.