May 2024
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Rates (per party, per hour)

Two Party $300.00
Three Party $250.00
Four Party $220.00
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Alan F. Herman brings 42 years of trial experience to Henning Mediation. He tried cases before juries in Georgia State and Superior Courts, Federal Courts and out-of-state venues before his retirement as an attorney. Both personable and results-oriented, Alan has mediated numerous cases to resolution as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants, and as a mediator in cases presented to him by others. His key competencies include cases arising from construction-related incidents, premises liability, trucking and auto collisions, professional liability, insurance disputes, breach of contract matters, and cases arising from negligence.


  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, AB Psychology (1966 - 1970)
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, JD (1970 - 1973)

Professional Experience

  • Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP (Senior Partner, 1973 - 2016)
  • Forty-two years as a trial lawyer.
  • Obtained jury verdicts for both plaintiffs and defendants which he represented over the course of his career.
  • Mediated as counsel in cases for both plaintiffs and defendants to agreed-upon and successful resolution.
  • Mediated as a mediator cases presented for his consideration among and between other parties.

Honors & Professional Associations

  • Named by Best's as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of personal injury (2004 - 2016)
  • Selected by peers as a Georgia Super lawyer (2004 - 2016)
  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Previously associated with numerous organizations in the areas of his expertise prior to retirement.
  • Served as national counsel in product liability matters.

Areas of Expertise

  • Personal Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Professional Negligence (Medical, Legal, & Misc Malpractice Claims)
  • Trucking
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Claims of Negligence
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Bad Faith Litigation