Douglas E. Herman

Chief Legal Officer and Director of Litigation | Georgia


Douglas E. Herman, Chief Legal Officer and Director of Litigation at The Hostilo Law Firm, offers over 24 years of insurance litigation to ensure that you receive fair compensation for your case.
Doug has been litigating cases for over twenty-four (24) years. He has handled a wide variety of legal matters for individuals, corporate clients, and insurance companies in a multitude of state and federal courts. Having previously handled high stakes litigation for corporations and insurance companies, Doug possesses critical knowledge and insights into how they approach litigation and the tactics that they employ, which makes him uniquely qualified to now represent injured people in their claims against those entities.

Throughout his career, Doug has handled many types of cases involving large monetary disputes and complex legal issues. Thus, he is battle-tested and prepared to go toe to toe with lawyers for the biggest insurance companies and corporations, if necessary, to ensure that our clients receive fair and just compensation for their injuries.

Doug has been recognized by his peers on multiple occasions for inclusion in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers publication. He also has been recognized as a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer by Georgia’s Super Lawyers publication. Further, he has been recognized as a top lawyer in Georgia’s Legal Trend Magazine and has achieved a 5.0 AV Rating (the highest) from Martindale Hubbell.

Doug has authored numerous legal articles for publication, and made presentations to individuals, businesses, insurance companies, and other lawyers, covering a variety of topics related to his areas of practice.

When Doug is not working hard for his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, exercising, reading, and listening to music.

Whether litigating multiple million dollar truck wreck cases that have resulted in deaths, or helping clients with $25,000 or $50,000 slip and fall cases, Doug, and the lawyers that he leads as Chief Legal Officer and Director of Litigation for our Firm, work diligently for our clients, day and night, serving the areas of Atlanta, GA, Augusta, GA, Columbus, GA, Macon, GA, (Park of Commerce) Savannah, GA, (Abercorn) Savannah, GA, and Statesboro, GA

Memberships & Associations

Georgia State Bar


J.D. with Honors (Cum Laude) - Widener University School of Law – Member of The Widener Law Review; Academic Merit Scholarship Awardee

B.A. with Honors (Magna Cum Laude) - University of Pittsburgh – Honors College Scholar; LBJ Fellowship

Practice Areas

Auto Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Trucking Accident
Rideshare Accident

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At The Mike Hostilo Law Firm, our team handles each case with the utmost care. Attorney Douglas Herman and his colleagues offer the legal guidance needed to manage your personal injury claim. With extensive experience under our belts, our personal injury attorneys fight to get you the compensation you truly deserve.

If you are in need of a trusted personal injury law firm near me, remember to call (844) 820-7021. Our qualified team of personal injury attorneys is eager to get started, so schedule your consultation today!
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