The Hawkins Firm is only five years old, and has won the “Best Law Firms” award from U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers® in all five of those years.  It earned a national ranking from Best Lawyers in 2019, for labor and employment litigation.   In the Atlanta market it is ranked in three practice areas –  labor and employment litigation; representing management in labor and employment matters; and representing  individuals in labor and employment matters.

Best Lawyers also recognized Charlie in the same three categories from 2016 -2021 as an individual lawyer, including the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta for representing individuals in employment matters. This honor is reserved for the highest-scoring lawyer in the Atlanta legal community in that field, based on Best Lawyers’ peer review process.

Mike has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for more than 40 years.  Charlie has been recognized on other occasions by Best Lawyers, Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite,” and Chambers USA, and has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2000.