Best's Insurance Professional Resources

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information

Best's Insurance Professional Resources

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information




Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


1180 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1600, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Established: 2004

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Tort Litigation
  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Professional Liability
  • Motor Carriers
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Environmental Liability
  • Aviation
  • Reinsurance
  • Commercial Litigation

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About Us

Fields Howell believes that results are defined by client satisfaction. From complex insurance matters to commercial litigation, our team of connected advisors is committed to building long-term relationships with our clients in order to obtain the results they need. For fifteen years, we have invested time in gaining valuable experience and developing a unique market perspective, ultimately creating a powerful source of industry intelligence. Our proven history of problem-solving, professional knowledge, and the ability to provide individualized attention to our clients rank us among the most respected insurance coverage and defense experts in the market.

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Additional Locations

  • Miami, Florida
  • 9155 South Dadeland Boulevard, Suite 1012
  • Miami, Florida 33156
    • Chattanooga, Tennessee
    • Republic Centre, Suite 600
    • 633 Chestnut Street
    • Chattanooga, Tennessee 37450
      • Telephone: 423-424-5263

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    Client Information

    Insurance Clients

    Non-Insurance Clients

    • Burns & Wilcox Ltd.
    • Honda North America, Inc.
    • Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
    • Volkswagen/Audi

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    Personnel Information

    Partners


    Paul L. Fields, Jr.

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 1988
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Georgia Super Lawyers (2011-2020); American College of Coverage & Extracontractual Counsel, Global Law Experts 2017 Annual Awards Winner; Global R Insurance Coverage Counsel, 2016 & 2017 Client Choice Award

    Education:
    • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1985
    • The University of Georgia, J.D. (cum laude), 1988
    Law Review:
    Law Review (1986-1987); Vice Chairman
    Honors:
    Moot Court Board

    Robert E. McLaughlin

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 1989
    Education:
    • The University of Georgia, B.A. (cum laude), 1986
    • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1989

    Gregory L. Mast

    Tennessee Office Representative
    Atlanta, GA & Chattanooga, TN
    Admitted
    • Georgia, 2003
    • Tennessee, 2012
    • U.S. Virgin Islands, 2019
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Super Lawyers 2019; Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2011, 2013-2016

    Education:
    • The George Washington University, B.A., 1999
    • Emory University, J.D. (with honors), 2003

    Jonathan D. Kramer

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 2000
    Education:
    • Bucknell University, B.A., 1997
    • Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 2000

    Ann T. Kirk

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Illinois, 2003
    • Georgia, 2006
    Additional Biographical Details:

    2018 Super Lawyers - Georgia Rising Star

    Education:
    • Emory University, B.A., 2000
    • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2003

    Jennifer W. Wolak

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • New York, 2001
    • Georgia, 2001
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2010-2011

    Education:
    • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. (cum laude), 1997
    • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2000

    Armando P. Rubio

    Florida Office Representative
    Miami, FL
    Admitted
    • Florida, 2001
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2009-2013

    Memberships:
    • International Association of Defense Counsel
    Education:
    • Florida International University, B.A., 1995
    • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2000

    Samantha L. Rowles

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 2008
    Additional Biographical Details:

    2018 Super Lawyers - Georgia Rising Star

    Education:
    • University of Wisconsin, B.S., 2004
    • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2008

    Taryn M. Kadar

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 2013
    Education:
    • Elon University, B.A., 2009
    • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2013

    Stephen A. Kahn

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Michigan, 2010
    • Georgia, 2012
    • Alabama, 2013
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020-2021

    Education:
    • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A., 2007
    • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2010

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    Of Counsel


    Michael H. Galex

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Florida, 1995
    Education:
    • University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1991
    • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1995

    Tyler Bryant Walker

    Atlanta, GA

    Admitted
    • Georgia, 2008
    Education:
    • The University of Georgia, B.A., 2005
    • The University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2008

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