Robert H. Benfield, Jr.

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Attorney Awards


Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha. Recipient, Best Brief Award, Emory Moot Court Competition, 1982. Recent Developments Editor, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 1982-1983. President, Emory Student Bar Association, 1982-1983.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
678-809-4012  Phone
404-261-0024  Fax
University Attended:
Washington & Lee University, B.A., cum laude, 1979; Middlebury College, The Chinese School
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Eleventh Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court; 1984, North Carolina; 1983, Georgia
State Bar of Georgia; North Carolina State Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Chairman, Brief Bank Committee, 1988-1990; Member, Amicus Curiae Committee, 2001-2002).
Birth Information:
Charlotte, North Carolina, August 27, 1957
Reported Cases:
(Insurance Bad Faith): Thomas v. Atlanta Casualty Company, 253 Ga. App. 199, 558 S.E.2d 432 (2001); Ponse v. Atlanta Casualty Company, 254 Ga. App. 641, 563 S.E.2d 499 (2002); In re Estate of Harlan E. Huff, 287 Ga. App. 614, 652 S.E.2d 203 (2007).

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (2 reviews)
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