Jon M. Hughes

Jon M. Hughes

Alpharetta, Georgia
(678) 824-7801

Jon M. Hughes is a partner with McMickle, Kurey & Branch, LLP.  Jon’s primary area of practice is civil litigation.  He regularly litigates insurance coverage cases throughout the United States, serving as national counsel for several insurers.  In addition to his significant insurance coverage practice, Jon also represents both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide variety of matters involving, among other issues, personal injury, fraud, bad faith and business disputes.  He also regularly counsels clients on insurance and indemnity issues and risk management.

Prior to joining McMickle, Kurey & Branch, LLP in 2012, Jon practiced law in Birmingham, Alabama for twelve years.  He also worked as an insurance adjuster with North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company prior to attending law school.

Jon lives in Johns Creek, Georgia with his wife, Amy, and three daughters.  He is an active member of Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, where he serves in the Men’s Ministry and Student Ministry, leading a middle school boys small group.  Jon’s interests include whichever of the many sports and activities his daughters are engaged in at the moment.  When time permits, he loves to spend time outdoors hiking, backpacking, fly fishing and playing golf.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Insurance Coverage Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: Cumberland Law Review, Associate Editor, 1998 - 1999
  • UNC Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina
    • B.S. - 1995
    • Major: Management


  • Insurance & Indemnity for Transactional Lawyers, Birmingham Bar Association, 2009
  • Legal Issues & Answers for Church Planters, Developing Churches Network, 2006
  • The Effect of Additional Insured Endorsements, Cumberland Continuing Legal Education, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar, 1999 - Present
  • Georgia State Bar, 2012 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Kee & Selby, LLP, Associate/Partner, 2000 - 2011
  • Spain & Gillon, LLC, Associate, 1999 - 2000


  • Sigma Nu