An Atlanta, Georgia, native, Mr. Frick attended the Naval Academy and served five years active duty in the US navy as officer in Vietnam. After leaving the navy, Mr. Frick entered Emory University School of Law, graduating in 1977. In his over 25 years of practice, Mr. Frick has served as a partner at notable firms in the Southeast, joining Hall Booth Smith in 1997, focusing his practice in the areas of Professional Negligence/Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Products Liability. He is the married father of four children.
Mr. Frick successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on October 15, 2003. A favorable decision was rendered on December 15, 2003, involving Federal Habeas Corpus issue under Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act. Mr. Frick was an International Law Moot Court Team Finalist in a Law Day Moot Court Competition
Mr. Frick is committed to helping employers avoid, resolve and prevail in employment disputes involving the full range of employment and labor issues. This includes litigation in state and federal courts and the representation of employers before administrative agencies over claims including: discrimination, harassment, retaliation, accommodation, and state torts such as negligent supervision and hiring, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, defamation, invasion of privacy, and wrongful discharge allegations.
Mr. Frick has first-chaired the defense of over 60 personal injury cases, ranging from premises liability - slip and fall, battery, false arrest, malicious prosecution - to automobile liability.
Mr. Frick has first-chaired ten products liability cases involving alleged injuries from escalators, elevators, power tools, lawn mowers, and small kitchen appliances such as microwaves and toasters.
Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice
Mr. Frick has first-chaired over 30 medical malpractice cases to verdict, including many as representation for leading hospitals. Mr. Frick has served three years as in-house counsel for Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, working for the Hospital Board in medical staff matters and has assisted risk managers in preparing and updating policy and procedure manuals. Mr. Frick has also represented defendants in dental, legal and accounting negligence cases throughout the state of Georgia.
Property / SIU
Mr. Frick is known for working with insurers in defense of property claims and ensuring that fraud does not play a part in the tort system.
Representation of trucking companies and public transportation companies is an integral part of Mr. Frick's practice.
Successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on October 15, 2003. Favorable decision rendered on December 15, 2003, involving Federal Habeas Corpus issue under Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act. International Law Moot Court Team Finalist Law Day Moot Court Competition
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Savannah Magazine's Leading Lawyer: Personal Injury Litigation, 2013