Hezekiah Sistrunk, Jr. National Partner and President of The Cochran Firm, founded by legendary trial lawyer Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. has been named to the 2020 Lawyers of Color Power List. The fifth annual Power List recognizes the most influential minority attorneys and allies in the nation, and includes general counsel, managing partners, and law school deans, as well as legal media and non-profit leaders.
He is also the Chairman of the National Firm's Executive/Management Committee and the Managing Partner of the Firm's Atlanta Office. Mr. Sistrunk's practice focuses largely on the litigation of complex disputes involving common law, statutory law, contract law, physician and hospital liability law, product liability law, commercial, corporate and business issues, catastrophic personal injury cases and class action/mass torts/pharmaceutical litigation.
Mr. Sistrunk's professional recognitions include being named as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers" in the state of Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers Association (2011-2018). He is a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (2007-2018). He was named by Men Looking Ahead News Magazine on its 2011 annual "Power List of Georgia's Most Powerful and Influential Lawyers". Mr. Sistrunk has been selected to the Super Lawyers Magazine list of Georgia Super Lawyers (2007-2019). He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and a member of The National Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.