Editor’s note: the Lifetime Achievement honors are part of the Daily Report’s annual Georgia Lawyer Awards, and the publication is proud to bestow the honor as part of its annual recognition of professional excellence.

Paul Weathington, Weathington McGrew, Atlanta. (Photo: ALM) Paul Weathington, Weathington LLC, Atlanta. (Photo: ALM)

Paul Weathington is founder and senior partner at Weathington in Atlanta. He has made a name for himself defending medical professionals in high-leverage medical malpractice cases while practicing law for nearly 40 years. Over that time, he has secured some 75 defense verdicts, according to his firm.