Jeffrey A. Childers
Partner- Complex Litigation
In 1986, Jeff enlisted in the United States Navy as a Nuclear Electrician. From 1989 to 1992, Jeff attended Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree. In 1993 Jeff received his Commission in the U.S. Navy where he served as a Submarine Officer for nearly two decades until his retirement in 2008. During his career in the U.S. Navy, Jeff held a Top Secret – SCI security clearance, was certified by the Naval Reactors Division of the U.S. Department of Energy as a Nuclear Engineer, helped develop computer models to simulate future wars, served as the submarine liason to NATO, acted as the NATO Mediterranean Force Protection Officer, helped develop the follow-on to the Trident II Nuclear Submarine, and developed cases against Guantanamo Bay detainees. Jeff also holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration fromJacksonville University and a Juris Doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia. Jeff joined the practice in 2009.
Education Graduate Naval Nuclear Power School (1987 (Enlisted), 1993 (Officer)) Auburn University (Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude) Jacksonville University (Master of Business Administration – Finance) Walter F. George School of Law (Juris Doctor) Dean's List Moot Court Legal Writing Certificate Admitted Georgia Georgia Supreme Court U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Professional Organizations/Activities American Bar Association Macon Bar Association State Bar of Georgia Georgia Trial Lawyers Association American Association for Justice Federalist Society Personal Awards Defense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3) Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal
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