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Shantay D. Hightower

Associate

Shantay D. Hightower is a member of the firm’s General Liability practice. She focuses her practice on the defense of insureds in varying types of liability matters, including construction defect, automobile and trucking litigation, and general liability and casualty throughout the state of Georgia.  Prior to joining the firm, Shantay was an Assistant Public Defender for the Southern Judicial Circuit of Georgia, where she served in a variety of divisions as a trial lawyer.  Shantay has also worked for a general practice firm during her career and has gained valuable experience in the areas of personal injury, bankruptcy, real property, worker’s compensation, and social security disability law. 

Shantay is a Georgia licensed attorney, and is admitted to practice before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia. She earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in 2012. She earned her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice, cum laude, from Florida Atlantic University in 2004. 

Practice Areas: 

 Admitted to Practice:

  • Georgia, 2014 

Education: 

  • Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Master of Public Administration, 2016
  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Juris Doctor, 2012
  • Florida Atlantic University, College of Architecture Urban and Public Affairs, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, cum laude, 2004