Melissa A. Segel practices commercial litigation and insurance coverage with an emphasis on bad faith and arson & fraud. She has extensive experience defending insurance carriers in Georgia with claims involving homeowners and auto insurance fraud in the context of both first-party and third-party property and bodily injury liability losses.
Ms. Segel joined Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, in 2010. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2006. While at Georgia State, she served as the Associate Notes and Comments Editor for the Georgia State Law Review. In 2005, she was awarded Professor David J. Maleski Prize for Excellence in Torts. Prior to joining the firm, Melissa worked in the insurance industry for over a decade, specializing in property and special investigations. She is a member of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters Society. Ms. Segel was named a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine in 2013 and 2014.