Eric Frisch and Kristin Pierson Join Miles Mediation & Arbitration’s Atlanta Panel

Eric FrischKristin PiersonATLANTA, GA, January 11, 2024 – Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the fastest-growing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that Eric Frisch and Kristin Pierson have joined its panel in Atlanta.


Eric is an AV Preeminent®-rated lawyer and registered mediator and arbitrator in Georgia. Eric graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1993, and graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1996.


Since graduating in 1996, Eric has built his practice around the trial of complex medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability, and commercial cases. He has tried more than 35 cases in the state and federal courts of Georgia as first or second chair. His first-chair trial experiences include birth injury cases, emergency department cases, and other challenging professional liability subject matters. He has also served as trial counsel in arbitrations and other (ADR) methods such as summary jury trials.


“I joined Miles Mediation & Arbitration to serve litigants throughout the Southeast,” says Eric. “From personal experience, I know that Miles provides a high-value alternative dispute resolution service, through a combination of excellent neutrals, first rate facilities, and attention to detail.”


In addition to excelling in the courtroom, Eric volunteers his time as a judge in high school mock trial competitions. In addition to being rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, he was included on the 2009 Georgia Rising Stars® list and, since 2010, has been named to the Super Lawyers® list in Atlanta Magazine/Law and Politics. For his trial advocacy, he was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2023, he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for healthcare litigation and medical malpractice defense.




Kristin Pierson is a mediator and partner with Bendin Sumrall & Ladner, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. She handles medical malpractice and professional negligence cases and general liability cases involving hospitals and other care providers.


Kristin received her law degree from the Charleston School of Law in Charleston, South Carolina, where she founded the Health Law & Bioethics Society and served as its president, creating the law school’s annual Bioethics Symposium. Kristin also served as a member of the Moot Court Board and the Charleston Law Review, and she worked with the Medical University of South Carolina to establish a collaborative teaching relationship between the medical school and the law school.


“I get great satisfaction from helping people arrive at peace in resolving their differences and in being able to move forward in their lives,” says Kristin. “It’s a true honor and pleasure to serve as a steward of plaintiffs’ and defendants’ desires, emotions, and trust in bringing about that peace.”


Kristin received her undergraduate degree in health law & bioethics from Davidson College, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. While at Davidson, she cofounded Davidson’s Bioethics Society and started The Ethical View, a bioethics publication of the Medical Humanities Department. She served on Davidson’s Medical Humanities Advisory Council to Ethics Committees and its Human Subjects Institutional Review Board. She also sat on the Ethics Committee at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina as a consultant and conducted an extensive two-year clinical internship in the Level 1 hospital’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department.






Miles Mediation & Arbitration is shaping the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) industry with our comprehensive professional services model that combines the expertise of our highly skilled, diverse panel of neutrals with an unparalleled level of client support to guide and empower parties to fair, timely, and cost-effective resolution regardless of case size, specialization, or complexity. For more information, please call 888-305-3553 or email