Chris Glover was awarded the 2021 “Chad Stewart Award” by Beasley Allen. Named after Beasley Allen lawyer Chad Stewart who passed away unexpectedly in 2014 at the very young age of 41, the award honors Chad’s spirit of service to God, his family and the practice of law. The annual award recognizes one of its lawyers who best exemplifies qualities Chad demonstrated in his life and law practice.
“Chad’s priorities were faith, family and firm, in that order. It is a pleasure to present this award to Chris, who exemplifies the same level of commitment to keeping his priorities in the right order,” said Beasley Allen Managing Attorney Tom Methvin. “It is a pattern also lived out among our top leadership and encouraged across the firm.
An award-winning and successful lawyer, Chris strives to honor his commitment to God and his family while striving for excellence for his clients while.
Chris is married to the former Erin Henley, and they have two children, Kaitlyn and Andrew. They attend Christ Covenant Church in Buckhead, where Chris serves as an Elder and Community Group Leader. The family is active in their children’s school, Whitefield Academy.
Chris is a former adult Sunday school teacher and a former deacon at Montgomery First Baptist Church. He is a board member for Urban TREC Homeless Ministry and TREC India Orphanage and a member of Jacksonville State University Alumni Association’s Atlanta Chapter. In addition, Chris is a former baseball coach for Dixie Youth Baseball and a former YMCA football coach.
Chris has achieved settlements and verdicts totaling over $100 million on behalf of his clients. Driven by the firm’s core principle, “helping those who need it most,” Chris has dedicated his practice to protecting the rights of survivors of catastrophic personal injury and victims of wrongful death. He is also the Managing Attorney for the firm’s Atlanta office.
One case Chris recently handled involved a truck driver injured in an accident caused by an improperly secured ladder on a Charter Communications, LLC, truck. The injuries the driver sustained forced him to endure several surgical procedures. The Gwinnett County, Georgia, jury awarded our client a $2.83 million verdict, sending a message that companies must act responsibly to ensure their employees’ safety and that the public is safe on the roadways they share. Chris and his law partner Ben Baker obtained a $12 million verdict against Toyota Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Sales USA in Anderson, South Carolina state court while representing the family of a high school senior who lost her life due to a defective rear axle in a Toyota 4Runner. He was also the firm’s lead attorney litigating numerous cases involving the Takata airbag defect.