Michael R. Hirsh is the managing partner for Hirsh & Heuser’s Atlanta, Georgia office. Michael is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Kentucky, and Georgia. Additionally, he is admitted in numerous Federal District Courts, Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Hirsh has litigated cases across the country at both the trial and appellate levels, serving in business, civil rights, criminal, personal injury, and First Amendment cases. Mr. Hirsh has served as lead counsel on numerous complex civil litigation and certain criminal matters in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level. His case management responsibilities and supervision duties span the legal spectrum from pre-filing research and negotiations, through extensive discovery, to conclusion at trial or settlement.
Transferring a skill set developed and honed from his extensive background in sales and marketing – including cold calling and all phases of business development – Michael is able to create, develop, and implement the firm’s “Well Business Care” program to assist business decision makers to anticipate, minimize, and prevent civil and criminal exposure in an increasingly complex, volatile, and delicate environment. Consistent with these objectives and seeing the benefits of being proactive rather than reactive, Michael conducts brainstorming sessions and workshops to consider opportunities, business plans for new projects, and to develop ideas and solutions for existing situations.
With his extensive background in accounting as well as decades of experience in sales and marketing, Mr. Hirsh understands business. He is a goal oriented, decisive leader, with a proven record of quick-on-his-feet assessment, strategic thinking, and problem solving who thrives in dynamic environments yet remains focused and practical. Michael provides direction to business owners and integrates extensive business experience in an increasingly complex legal environment. As outside counsel to numerous small business, Mr. Hirsh had demonstrated proficiency at resolving conflicts, identifying and developing contingency plans, and communicating decisions and progress effectively to leaders in industry and business. Mr. Hirsh continuously develops and maintains partnerships with upper management to facilitate understanding and secure the objectives.
Hirsh is a performance-driven and innovative growth leader and entrepreneurial Sales and Business Executive with nearly 30 years of career success in litigation & advocacy, operational leadership, legal advice, reporting & documentation, and client representation in complex business environments.
Hirsh enjoys a commendable history of working as interim Chief Operating Officer and Counsel for global clients. Showcase international experience, notable contributions as Business Consultant in the United States, Africa, and Central America bringing immense value to decision-makers in several industries.
Hirsh is an effective communicator and proven problem-solver who delivers holistic solutions while managing evolving requirements to deliver optimal outcomes on time and within budgetary constraints.
Hirsh and his wife of 40+ years make their home in metro Atlanta. They enjoy traveling and family get-togethers with their 13 children and 19 (thus far) grandchildren.