Thomas F. Hollingsworth, III
Thomas F. Hollingsworth III grew up in Athens, Georgia. Thomas is a respected advocate for injured clients and their families. His practice focuses on product liability cases, but he also handles a variety of mass torts. Thomas works with his clients from their first contact with the firm through the ultimate resolution of their legal claims. Thomas worked with clients in the recovery of more than $500 million and the resolution of clients’ bankruptcies, probate estates, and health related liens associated with their product liability claims.
Thomas attended Wake Forest University where he earned his B.S. in Business. He went on to obtain his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law. Prior to joining Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. in 2004, Thomas worked in the Business Recovery Services group of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where he specialized in working with management of underperforming businesses in business turnaround engagements.
At Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Thomas focuses his practice on mass tort litigation including:
- 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs
- Transvaginal Mesh Implants
- Hernia Mesh
- IVC Filter
Thomas’ practice has earned him recognition from many prestigious organizations. He is an L.E.A.D. Athens graduate, a faculty member for Georgia Banking School Presented by Georgia Bankers Association, and the recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Additionally, he was named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite in Business Law and was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers®Rising Stars list.
When he is not working, Thomas remains active in his local community. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce and the Athens Academy Alumni Board. Additionally, he is the former Chairman of the Board for Prevent Child Abuse Athens, former member of the board for St. Mary’s Healthcare System and a former member of the American Heart Association board.
Education- Wake Forest University: B.S. in Business- University of Georgia School of Law: J.D.
Awards and Accolades- Georgia Banking School Presented by Georgia Bankers Association (faculty member)- Included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list- Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite in Business Law- Atlanta Bar Association Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution- L.E.A.D. Athens Graduate