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Erica L. Morton

Partner


Practice Areas

Automobile LitigationCatastrophic Injury & Wrongful DeathProducts Liability

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • College of Charleston, B.S., 2001

Biography

Erica L. Morton focuses her practice in the areas of premises liability, automobile liability, products liability, construction law and insurance coverage disputes. She serves as statewide counsel and regional litigation counsel for several national retail clients. Ms. Morton has tried a number of cases to verdict and argued before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. She has created case law that has been instrumental in helping liability insurers defend statutory liens claimed by hospitals and other medical providers. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Morton received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, she was an articles editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Prior to attending UGA, she earned her B.S., cum laude, from the College of Charleston in 2001.

Ms. Morton frequently speaks at continuing education litigation seminars and participates in training sessions for insurers and self-insureds across the country. She is an active member of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, having previously served as the education committee chair and currently serving as a board member. In 2010, she was also named as a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine.


Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (board member)
  • National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2004

Awards & Recognitions

  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2010

Interests/Additional Information

Ms. Morton enjoys spending time with her husband, Robb, and their two children, Tyler and Kaitlyn. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outside with her children and watching UGA football.


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