Lawyering Upward

The experienced attorneys and legal teams at Fulcher Hagler LLP are committed to and passionate about providing the highest-quality legal services in the greater Augusta, Georgia area. From civil litigation and strategic tax, business, and estate planning to real estate and employment law, we have been helping our clients succeed for more than 75 years.

Corporate & Business Law

Fulcher Hagler LLP provides strategic and legal counsel for numerous and varied commercial enterprises.

Civil Litigation

Litigation can cause serious problems for any business. Even a small dispute can escalate into protracted litigation. Fulcher Hagler’s experienced litigators can help protect your business.

Commercial Real Estate

The Firm’s real estate team can assist with almost any commercial real estate transaction, from small purchases to more complex deals, including owner and lender title insurance.

Tax Law & Personal Asset Protection

Fulcher Hagler’s tax and planning attorneys have the specialized credentials and experience necessary to assist almost any business, family, or individual with their tax and asset planning needs.

Estate Planning & Probate

Fulcher Hagler LLP's estate planning lawyers shepherd clients through the estate planning and probate process including, where necessary, probate litigation...


Fulcher Hagler LLP's attorneys serve as general counsel and trial counsel to local governments, development authorities, public boards...

Insurance Defense Litigation

Fulcher Hagler’s litigation team has a broad civil defense practice that includes premises liability, motor vehicle litigation, trucking litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and professional liability defense. Our litigators defend insurers and their policyholders in suits in both state and federal courts in Georgia and South Carolina at the trial and appellate levels.

Employment Law

In the current environment of ever-changing and emerging employment laws, Fulcher Hagler LLP is prepared to assist employers with any and all needs in this arena. We handle every stage of employment law, beginning with documentation to help prevent claims, then investigation when a complaint is lodged, and finally litigation when a claim or lawsuit actually arises.

Alexander S. Merrill

Alex Merrill is a dedicated attorney, whether in the civil or criminal arena. The driving force behind his practice is his commitment to protecting the rights and livelihoods of his clients and being a constant student of the law. He regularly works alongside local governments regarding their ordinances and policies and defends them against litigation. He handles contract and property damage disputes arising from construction, leases, motor vehicle accidents, and more. He also has a background in criminal defense, which equips him to address matters ranging from traffic offenses to felonies.

Samuel J. Adams

Sam represents small businesses and lower middle-market companies in the healthcare, manufacturing, construction, and services industries, often serving as an outside general counsel for companies without an internal legal department. Sam assists clients with business formation and structure, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, operations, regulatory compliance, commercial real estate leasing and acquisitions, and commercial disputes. He takes the time to learn about his clients’ businesses and goals so that he can be a partner with them in the long-term growth of their businesses – not just answer their legal questions.

David J. Hymel

David practices both civil litigation defense and business law. As an associate, David has over three years of experience in a wide array of practice areas, including long term care defense and sales contract drafting and review. He is committed to working hard for every client, giving each matter his full attention and carefully guiding clients through whatever complex legal problems they may face. He seeks practical resolutions to disputes that best serve his clients’ interests and does not back down from a fight.

P. Kyle Perry

Kyle enjoys representing healthcare professionals, businesses, and individuals in high-stakes litigation across Georgia and South Carolina.  With over ten years of experience, he is comfortable advising clients through all aspects of case management, from pre-suit liability evaluations to assessing the risks and benefits of early resolution through trial and appeal, if necessary.