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Ryan Brightman joined the firm in February 2022 and practices in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Ryan served as judicial staff attorney to several superior court judges in the Paulding Judicial Circuit.  Ryan’s work there included a full range of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases, family law matters, and other civil litigation, including actions in tort and contract.  Previously, Ryan also represented the State of Georgia under the third-year practice act in the Houston Circuit District Attorney’s Office and interned through the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council in the Cordele Circuit District Attorney’s Office.

Law School:
Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, J.D.

Business School:

Mercer University, M.B.A.

Mercer University, B.A. in Political Science and Economics, cum laude

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia

Admitted to Practice

  • State and Superior Courts of Georgia, 2010
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2011
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2011
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2011