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Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser and Eidex was founded as Groth & Makerenko in 2007 by founding Partners Paul Groth and Nik Makarenko. During that time the firm earned a well deserved reputation as one of the most experienced civil defense trial firms.  The firm experienced steady growth and became one of the premier civil defense firms the Atlanta Metropolitan area.  In 2018 Partners Jay Eidex and Joseph Kaiser joined the firm.  Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser & Eidex currently maintains a roster of clients that include some of the largest insurance companies in the United States.

Partners

Paul L. Groth, Esq.

Paul L. Groth, Esq.

Founding Partner
Nikolai Makarenko, Jr., Esq.

Nikolai Makarenko, Jr., Esq.

Founding Partner
Joseph A. Kaiser, Esq.

Joseph A. Kaiser, Esq.

Managing Partner
Jay F. Eidex, Esq.

Jay F. Eidex, Esq.

Partner

Associate Attorneys

Ryan O. Bell, Esq.

Ryan O. Bell, Esq.

Associate Attorney
D. Nathan Chong, Esq.

D. Nathan Chong, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Mallory Daniel, Esq.

Mallory Daniel, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Roberta Ann "Bobbie Ann" Henderson, Esq.

Roberta Ann "Bobbie Ann" Henderson, Esq.

Senior Associate Attorney

James Hughes, Esq.

James Hughes, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Kevin A. James, Esq.

Kevin A. James, Esq.

Senior Associate Attorney
Eric Jorgensen, Esq.

Eric Jorgensen, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Davis Lackey, Esq.

Davis Lackey, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Douglas A. MacKimm, Esq.

Douglas A. MacKimm, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Nicole D. F. Simpson, Esq.

Nicole D. F. Simpson, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Regina Taylor, Esq.

Regina Taylor, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Ankur P. Trivedi, Esq.

Ankur P. Trivedi, Esq.

Senior Associate Attorney
Deborah Nogueira-Yates, Esq.

Deborah Nogueira-Yates, Esq.

Associate Attorney

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser & Eidex (GMKE) recognizes and embraces its unique culture by prioritizing diversity and inclusion at all levels of the firm.

This allows for more attentive, responsive, and communicative relationships to develop between the firm, insurance companies, and clients, providing for more effective and efficient representation in all stages of litigation.

At GMKE, we embrace and encourage a familial culture throughout the firm while promoting a positive work-life balance.

Our working environment is enhanced by valuing the expanded perspectives of our diverse teams to provide more capable and effective representation.