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Our firm specializes in civil litigation and appellate work, with an emphasis in the areas of insurance, personal injury, employment law, products liability, and False Claims Act – Whistleblower claims.
Lokey, Mobley and Doyle is a Georgia litigation boutique law firm. We are not a multi-state litigation factory. The partners of the firm have worked together for 28 years and have over 64 years in combined legal experience. We take the time to listen to your problems and needs to provide sound legal service and solutions.
It all started with a partnership sealed by a handshake in 1939 by Hamilton Lokey and Henry Bowden. The rest, as they say, is history.
The attorneys of Lokey, Mobley and Doyle look for creative ways to favorably resolve Georgia civil cases and disputes for our clients.
Lokey, Mobley and Doyle is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent, its highest rating.
We use Apple technology in our practice, using software such as TrialPad and TranscriptPad in trials, depositions, and mediations, to compete with any firm regardless of size.
Our Practice Areas
Negligence and Personal Injury Claims
Insurance Coverage Issues
We represent clients with claims brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) and under the Georgia False Medicaid Claims Act (GFMCA).
Appeals in Federal and State Courts
Our Legal Team
Mel received his B.A. degree from the University of Florida in 1970, a M.Div. from Duke University in 1973, a Ph.D. degree in 1980 from Emory University, and received his law degree from Georgia State University in 1987.
Kevin is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has practiced civil litigation since 1995, and has briefed and argued cases in most Courts throughout Georgia.
Peri Bailey is a native of Charleston, West Virginia. In 2019, she received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Carolina Honors College. She attended law school at West Virginia University College of Law and earned her J.D. in May of 2022.
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Lokey, Mobley and Doyle, LLP is a successor firm to Lokey and Bowden, a partnership sealed by a handshake in 1939 by Hamilton Lokey and Henry Bowden. Charles Lokey, Hamilton’s brother, began working for Lokey and Bowden in 1946.
Hamilton Lokey, a graduate of the University of Georgia, was a trial lawyer whose notable cases included the defense of lawsuits arising from the 1946 Winecoff Hotel fire, which resulted in 119 deaths and was the worst hotel fire in United States history. Hamilton Lokey served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1953-1956.
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Hamilton Lokey, a graduate of the University of Georgia, was a trial lawyer whose notable cases included the defense of lawsuits arising from the 1946 Winecoff Hotel fire, which resulted in 119 deaths and was the worst hotel fire in United States history. Hamilton Lokey served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1953-1956. In his latter years, Hamilton Lokey climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Fuji, and Mount Rainier. He also hang-glided on his 75th birthday and parachuted on his 80th birthday. Hamilton Lokey retired in 1995 from Lokey and Bowden. Hamilton Lokey died in 1996.
Henry Bowden was Atlanta city attorney from 1963-1976, in addition to his trusts and estates practice at Lokey and Bowden. Henry Bowden was chairman of the board of trustees of Emory University from 1957 until 1979. He was a former president of the Atlanta and Georgia Bar Association. In 1995, upon the retirement of Hamilton Lokey, Mr. Bowden became of counsel to the Bowden Law Firm, a trusts and estates practice started by his son, Henry Bowden, Jr. Henry Bowden died in 1996.
In 1995, Lokey and Bowden lawyers Charles Lokey, Malcolm Smith, Totsy Nichols, and Mel Mobley formed Lokey and Smith. Shortly thereafter, Kevin Doyle joined the firm. In January of 2005, Malcolm Smith retired and the firm’s name was changed to Lokey, Mobley and Doyle, LLP.
The firm continues to specialize in civil litigation and appellate work, with an emphasis in areas of insurance, personal injury, employment law, products liability, and False Claims Act – Whistleblower claims.