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Richard A. Phillips


Practice Areas

Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful DeathSubrogationWorkers' Compensation


  • Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University (J.D.)
  • University of Georgia (B.A.)


Richard A. Phillips practices primarily in the area of workers’ compensation law. He also practices in the areas of catastrophic injury and wrongful death and subrogation. His workers’ compensation experience includes representing employers, insurers and third-party administrators regarding Medicare Set Aside issues, catastrophic injury, employer claim management and prevention/safety and air ambulance Georgia Fee-Schedule litigation. He represents both small and large employers in a variety of industries, including construction, hospitality (restaurants/food service and lodging), nursing home, manufacturing and staffing and professional employer organizations. Mr. Phillips always seeks to provide his clients with efficient, cost-effective and favorable litigation results, including by way of alternative dispute resolution. He believes client communication is essential to effective representation and strives to make this a focus of his practice.

Born and raised in Hart County, Georgia, Mr. Phillips received his B.A. in political science from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, also earning an advanced degree certificate in legal writing, research and drafting. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Phillips worked for a subsidiary of Intuit, Inc., as an account manager, managing the introduction of new and modified internet banking solutions for small to mid-size financial institutions.


  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Manufacturers (Safety and Health Committee)
  • Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Georgia Restaurant Association
  • State Bar of Georgia (Workers' Compensation Annual Conference Steering Committee – Ethics Committee)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Awards & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Interests/Additional Information

Mr. Phillips enjoys many hobbies, including fishing, golf, scuba diving and coaching youth sports. However, he spends a majority of his free time with his wife and son and their labradoodle, Maggie.

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