Austin T. Ellis
Mr. Ellis represents individuals and entities in connection with a wide range of civil disputes. His practice primarily focuses on the defense of medical practitioners accused of professional negligence. He also routinely defends manufacturers in product liability actions, and is well-versed in complex, multiparty toxic tort litigation. He routinely litigates matters in Georgia's federal and state courts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ellis received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 2008. He received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill in 2011. During his time in law school, Mr. Ellis was the Managing Editor of the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology and was selected by the administration as a Dean's Fellow. He also served as a research assistant to Professor Maxine Eichner, and as a law clerk to Supreme Court of North Carolina Justice Barbara Jackson during her tenure on the Court of Appeals of North Carolina. Since graduation, he has volunteered with Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation in its domestic violence section, and with Georgia Lawyers for the Arts where he handled an assortment of copyright and trademark issues.
Mr. Ellis is licensed to practice in Georgia's State and Superior Courts, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and Georgia's Young Lawyers Division.