Michael J. Rust

Michael J. Rust: Attorney with Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP AV stamp icon
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Michael Rust graduated from Emory University in 1980 and Emory University School of Law in 1983 where he was Notes and Comments editor of the Emory Law Journal (Law Review). Since that time, he has maintained an active trial practice in the state of Georgia both in State and Federal Courts, representing corporations and insurers in significant injury cases.

Michael Rust’s areas of practice primarily concern wrongful death and catastrophic injury litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage litigation and products liability litigation. Since 1983 Mr. Rust has handled numerous cases in each of these areas and obtained favorable results for his clients.

Along with his partner, Matt Moffett, Mr. Rust authored the Agency Section of West Publishing’s Georgia Employment Law Treatise. Mr. Rust has received AV rating (the highest rating) from Martindale-Hubbell and since 1999 has been voted a Georgia Super Lawyer.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-857-4613  Phone
404-870-7374  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
Emory University, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association; Member, Board of Directors, 2012-2014 Litigation Section, Member, Board of Directors, 2010-2012 Atlanta Claims Association, Member Counsel Litigation Management, Member Federal Bar Association, Member The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Georgia Defense Lawyer Association, Member Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Member State Bar of Georgia, Member

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.



Atlanta, Georgia

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    Atlanta, GA
    1700 Atlanta Plaza , 950 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 1700
    Atlanta, GA 30326

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