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Eric Frisch

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. He 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 alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as a summary jury trial.

In addition to excelling in the courtroom, Eric volunteers his time as a judge in high school mock trial competitions.  Eric is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, 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.

Prior to joining his current firm in 2001, Eric practiced with a small plaintiff-oriented firm in Atlanta, where his practice included matters arising out of automobile accident cases, premises liability, civil rights, fraud, and commercial/business breakups.

He is often asked to lecture on current medico-legal topics to lawyers and medical professionals for continuing education and in-service education. Eric also serves as general counsel for his law firm.

Health Care Litigation:

Eric has represented individual healthcare providers, medical practice groups, large multi-physician practice groups, hospitals, emergency department providers, hospitalist contract providers, and locum tenens providers, among others. He is known for his skills in cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic birth injuries, complicated surgery and anesthesia issues, emergency room medicine, and dentistry.

Eric’s healthcare practice includes regulatory defense. Eric has defended physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists before the Georgia licensing boards. He has also defended providers in administrative proceedings related to EMTALA, Medicare recovery audits, and other regulatory schemes. Eric is known for his experience in HIPAA, the Privacy Rule, the HI-TECH Act, and he has consulted on compliance and breach notification issues.

Eric also has written or contributed to several appellate decisions on medical malpractice, commercial, and constitutional issues in the federal and state courts, including as amicus curiae.

Legal Professional Liability and Commercial Litigation

Eric has defended lawyers and legal professionals sued for professional malpractice/breach of fiduciary duties and in proceedings before the State Bar of Georgia. He has defended lawyers involved in complex business transactions, real estate transactions, trusts and estates, and litigation matters.

In other commercial cases, Eric represented a large hotel franchisor for over 20 years. He has also handled business breakups, fraud and tortious interference cases, and cases involving trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property issues.  He has successfully registered trademarks, service marks, and copyrights before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

As a certified mediator and arbitrator, Eric brings a “been there, done that” perspective to ADR and has participated in hundreds of mediations as an advocate.

He is available to mediate or arbitrate all types of professional liability, healthcare liability, personal injury, and commercial litigation cases. Eric also believes in the value of ADR for discovery matters, having used the format to resolve complex discovery issues himself over the years. Eric is available to serve as a neutral for mediation, neutral evaluation, arbitration, and hybrid mediation/arbitration.

Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia

Education

  • University of Florida, B.A., Political Science, 1993
  • Emory University School of Law, 1996