Mr. Powell’s litigation and trial practice is primarily focused on the representation of hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare professionals and organizations in actions alleging professional negligence. He also provides regular risk management advice and consultation to hospitals and other healthcare organizations, and is involved in working with these organizations in assessing and resolving pre-litigation patient claims. Mr. Powell is a frequent speaker to hospital and physician groups addressing a variety of risk management and professional liability issues, and to legal professionals regarding trial practice.
Mr. Powell has extensive experience in the defense and trial of professional liability actions on both the trial and appellate levels, and has handled claims involving nearly every major medical specialty. Mr. Powell is a member of the Atlanta and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys, the Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and the Defense Research Institute.