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BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Robert M. Hammers, Jr. is the co-founding partner of Schneider Hammers. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and grew up in Woodstock, Georgia. Prior to earning his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law, Robert graduated from the University of Georgia with his Bachelor of Arts in History. After college and before studying law, he worked in legal presentation services where he developed a love for the law and learned the important role that trial lawyers play in our civil justice system.

Mr. Hammers presently serves as a leader on a number of complex consolidated mass torts as a member of the plaintiff steering committees for the following actions:

In re Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, U.S.D.C. Southern Dist, Indiana, Case No. 1:14-ml-2570, MDL No. 2570

In Re Cordis IVC Filter Product Liability Litigation, Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda, Case No. RG116812476

Robert is proud to call himself a trial lawyer. As an Atlanta personal injury attorney, he is dedicated to getting fair and just results for those who have been injured by the negligence of others. Having started his career representing insurance companies and large corporations in wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims, he can now use this experience to prosecute these cases on behalf of injured victims. Through diligent representation, he fights for the results his clients deserve.

EDUCATION

  • Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctorate
  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in History

AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the years, Robert Hammers and Jason Schneider have resolved thousands of personal injury cases, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of their clients. This success has earned Mr. Hammers recognition from nationally-respected organizations. Not only was he named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, but he was also selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. He is also an alumnus of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association's LEAD class.

Awards:

  • Named to the Top 100 and 40 under 40 for the National Trial Lawyers Association

Appointments:

  • Rob is part of the leadership for Cordis & Cook Medical as well as being on the Bellwether trails for national IVC filters.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Robert Hammers is currently admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.