One of the most successful securities litigators in the United States.
Martin Chitwood has served as lead or co-lead counsel in more than 40 class actions nationwide and has been instrumental in recovering billions of dollars for investors and other class members. In a lead article in February 2004, the Atlanta Journal/Constitution stated that Mr. Chitwood “is considered the plaintiffs’ lawyer in the state of Georgia.” He has also been recognized as a Georgia “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics each year since the inception of the award.
Mr. Chitwood has been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer in each of the past eight years and is AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated.
Martin Chitwood and Scrubs Magazine.
Martin Chitwood also serves as Legal Analyst on Scrubs Magazine, America’s favorite Medical Magazine.
Mr. Chitwood co-produced and wrote the story for “Unconquered”
A CBS movie of the week that first aired in January 1989. “Unconquered” was chosen as a Best of Category for 1989 by TV Guide. Mr. Chitwood is a member of the Writers’ Guild of America.
Unonquered is a 1989 television film written by Martin Chitwood (story) and Pat Conroy (teleplay). It was directed and produced by Dick Lowry, and co-produced by Martin Chitwood and Dean Silvers. The movie is based on the struggles of Richmond Flowers, Sr., the Alabama attorney general who opposed many of Governor George Wallace’s segregationist policies in the 1960s, and his son, star athlete Richmond Flowers, Jr.
Publications by Martin Chitwood
Mr. Chitwood has participated as a panelist in many professional seminars, and he authored “The Effects of the English Common Law on the Development of Commonwealth West African Legal Systems,” published by the University of Georgia Press in 1976. Mr. Chitwood is also the author of papers on various aspects of securities and antitrust litigation
The Securities Reform Act of 1995:
Its Effects on Litigation and Capital Formation
Federal Preemption of State Securities Laws:
Uniform Standards or Misguided ‘Reform
Litigating the Class Action Lawsuit in Georgia