John Chandler tries business cases. He is a senior litigation partner in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office with more than 36 years of trial experience and a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been lead trial counsel for all of the Big Four accounting firms and a number of prominent national law firms in addition to insurance companies, healthcare providers, individuals and partnerships.
Mr. Chandler has served as President of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers, the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, The Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Travelers Aid of Metropolitan Atlanta, Chair of the Fulton County Ethics Board and Chair of the City of Atlanta Board of Ethics. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia for 20 years. He is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Past President of the Bleckley American Inn of Court, a Master of the Lumpkin American Inn of Court, a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Tennessee College of Arts and Sciences, the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, The American Law Institute, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Chandler is the recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Charles E. Watkins, Jr., Distinguished and Sustained Service Award; the Atlanta Bar Association’s Leadership Award and the Anti-Defamation League’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mr. Chandler is recognized in Chambers Global 2010 Guide to the World's Leading Business Lawyers, Litigation: Trial Lawyers, Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. He is listed as a “Georgia Super Lawyer” by Atlanta magazine in the area of Litigation and has been named to Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” in each of their publications. He has been chosen as a “Bet the Company Litigator” by the American Lawyer in 2007 and 2008.