- J.D., Emory University School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Davidson College
Richard Hendrix, partner of Finch McCranie LLP. He graduated cum laude from Davidson College, in 1974, and Emory University School of Law in 1977.
Hendrix served as an assistant district attorney for the State of Georgia, an assistant public defender in South Carolina, and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. While working for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, Hendrix specialized in white-collar prosecutions. He also served as associate independent counsel in the investigation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Hendrix concentrates his civil practice in the representation of victims of professional, personal, and corporate negligence. The emphasis of his practice is wrongful death, whistleblower claims and serious personal injury litigation.
In addition to his civil practice, Hendrix represents and defends business professionals who are accused of or under investigation for alleged violations of federal law. As a part of his white-collar defense practice, he has represented numerous corporate and professional executives in federal courts throughout the United States.