John E. Suthers
A native of North Augusta, South Carolina, John E. Suthers was born in 1957. He is the managing partner and founder of Suthers Law Firm, which litigates and takes to trial substantial civil damage suits. Mr. Suthers earned an undergraduate degree from University of South Carolina and graduated with honors. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
He is a licensed attorney in Georgia and South Carolina, and has extensive experience in cases involving medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, serious personal injuries, wrongful deaths, business and contract disputes, defective products, Federal Employer's Liability Act cases, and railroad litigation.
Mr. Suthers has achieved an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highly regarded legal publication. Martindale-Hubbell conducted an extensive review of the community's legal professionals and determined that Mr. Suthers' ability as an attorney meets the highest of standards and he possesses unquestioned professional ethics.
Mr. Suthers was named one of the top 100 attorneys in the State of Georgia in 2015, 2014 and 2008 by Law & Politics, the publisher of Georgia Super Lawyers. Law & Politics adheres to a rigorous, multi- step evaluation process involving nominations, peer evaluations and professional achievement throughout the State of Georgia.
John E. Suthers was named Savannah’s Lawyer of the Year for 2014 in the field of Personal Injury Litigation by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Best Lawyers compiles its list of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-reviewed surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community was honored as the “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014. As reported in Best Lawyers, “The selected lawyers have earned a high level of respect among other leading lawyers in the same communities in the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.” Mr. Suthers was previously named Savannah’s Lawyer of the Year in the field of Personal Injury Litigation by Best Lawyers in 2011.
Mr. Suthers has served as trial counsel in cases in Georgia and South Carolina. He has assisted other attorneys and law firms in cases in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and other professional organizations.