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Mark E. Irby


Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation


  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law (J.D., 2005)
  • University of Georgia (B.B.A, Finance, 2002)


Mark E. Irby advises adjusters, managers and employers on the process and administration of workers' compensation law. He has developed a strong understanding of how to effectively counsel companies and has particular experience with construction companies, manufacturers, retailers, health care professionals and the trucking and transportation industry.

Mr. Irby is proficient in taking depositions of claimants, employer witnesses and expert witnesses, including numerous doctors' depositions. He serves clients by efficiently preparing them for hearings or mediations and the quick resolution of files.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Irby practiced at another Atlanta defense firm where his primary focus was defending employers and insurers in workers' compensation claims. Mr. Irby is licensed in both Georgia and Alabama. Prior to moving to Atlanta in 2007, he practiced at a Montgomery, Alabama, firm for two years where he focused on insurance defense litigation, general liability, premises liability, contract issues and employment law. During law school, he gained valuable experience while clerking at several large firms in Birmingham, Alabama.


  • State Bar of Alabama
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama
  • Georgia

Publications and Presentations

  • "A Cry for Help: Did These Tears 'Arise Out Of' or 'In the Course Of' Employment?," Central Alabama Association of Occupational Health Nurses (CAAOHN) Conference, March 2017

Awards & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

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