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Jeffrey A. Childers

Partner- Complex Litigation
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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 MediterraneanForce 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 from Jacksonville University and a Juris Doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia. Jeff joined the practice in 2009.


  • 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


  • 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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