The Hawkins Firm is only eight years old, and has won the “Best Law Firms” award from U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers® in all eight of those years. In the Atlanta market it is ranked in three practice areas – labor and employment litigation (Tier 1); representing management in labor and employment matters (Tier 1); and representing individuals in labor and employment matters.

Best Lawyers also recognized Charlie in the same three categories from 2016 -2024 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.