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We understand that great legal practices are built on team work.

Hawley & Nicholson is focused.  We are focused on client goals and expectations.  We are focused on results. We are focused on solving problems. We are focused on sophisticated strategies. We are focused on winning. 

Greg Hawley and Chris Nicholson are experienced litigators, respected by their peers. Greg is a former President of the Birmingham Bar Association, a 4000+ member association, and currently serves as Editor of the Alabama Lawyer, the professional publication of the Alabama State Bar. Chris is a former clerk to the Honorable Tom King, Jr., who has worked closely with Greg Hawley since 2007.

Combined, they have more than 35 years of experience in state and federal courts.


“We work as a team, developing a personal strategy that fits a client’s objectives. If a client has a problem to solve, we develop creative ways to solve the problem. If a client faces a lawsuit, we develop ways to win it.”

“Whether it is commercial litigation, environmental litigation, or mass tort litigation: we help clients develop legal strategies so that the client can focus on its day-to-day business, leaving the distracting day-to-day legal issues in our hands.”