Andrew Lampros

Top rated personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Hall & Lampros, LLP
Andrew Lampros
Hall & Lampros, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Civil rights, Employment & labor; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1999

Education: Wake Forest University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2020 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009
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Hall & Lampros, LLP

300 Galleria Pkwy
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30339 Visit website

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Attorney Andrew Lampros is a Partner at Hall & Lampros, LLP in Atlanta. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Lampros represents the rights and interests of plaintiff clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro region, surrounding areas of North Georgia, Tennessee as well as across the country, who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Motorcycle Accidents

·        Police Misconduct

·        Civil Rights

·        Wrongful death

·        Tractor-trailer and automobile accidents

·        Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) issues

·        Railroad Accidents

·        Wage & Hour / Unpaid Overtime

·        Fair Labor Standards Act

·        Consumer fraud

·        Civil rights violations

·        Negligent security

·        Nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect

·        Insurance bad faith

·        Business torts

·        Commercial litigation

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Lampros has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those victimized by another party's negligent, careless or unlawful actions, including numerous settlements and other awards in excess of $1 million.

He helped secure a settlement of more than $7 million for the surviving family of a worker killed in a chemical plant explosion, and in 2022 he secured a record $4.8 million settlement for the widow of a Black man who was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol trooper during what began as a routine traffic stop. He also obtained a verdict of over $2.9 million for a railroad worker injured on the job.

Mr. Lampros has earned many awards and honors, including designation from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as being among the Nation's Top One Percent. He has also received numerous positive reviews and referrals from satisfied clients.

Mr. Lampros obtained his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1999, and he was admitted to the Tennessee bar that same year. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Georgia in 2000, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, the Eastern District of Tennessee, as well as the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in the Federal Courts of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Lampros is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Tennessee and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil rights, Employment & labor: employee, Employment litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Police misconduct, Race discrimination, Wage & hour laws, Sexual harassment

  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Civil rights
  • 20% Employment & labor: employee
  • 20% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.hallandlampros.com/about-our-firm/andrew-lampros...

Newsletters:
  • The town of Erwin and an officer with the Erwin Police Department are named in a lawsuit alleging excessive use of force after a man was shot in the face following a pursuit in 2021. According to the lawsuit, plaintiff David Tipton Jr. was shot by Erwin Police Department officer Josh Ollis while attempting to comply with Ollis’ directions to put his hands behind his back while lying prone on the ground., Man shot by Erwin police officer claims excessive force in lawsuit, Personal Injury, Civil Rights
  • SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The state of Georgia has agreed to pay a $4.8 million legal settlement to the family of a Black man who was fatally shot by a state trooper trying to pull him over for a broken tail light. The office of Georgia’s attorney general confirmed the hefty settlement amount Friday. The trooper who killed Julian Lewis was swiftly fired by the Georgia State Patrol and charged with murder following the 2020 killing. But the prosecution of the former trooper, Jacob Thompson, stalled last summer when a grand jury in rural Screven County declined to indict him., Georgia to pay $4.8M in state trooper’s killing of Black man, Civil Rights, Wrongful Death
  • The state of Georgia will pay a $4.8 million settlement to the family of a 60-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by a state trooper in 2020 during a traffic stop over a broken taillight, officials said. Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis, 60, was killed on Aug. 7, 2020, after the trooper, Jacob Thompson, spotted him driving at night with a broken taillight, according to a report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation., $4.8 Million Settlement Reached in Trooper’s Fatal Shooting of a Black Driver
  • The widow of a man killed by a Georgia state trooper over an alleged broken taillight in 2020 was awarded a $4.8 million settlement, the family’s attorney said Thursday. The tort settlement, awarded to the family of Julian E. Lewis, is the largest since 1990, according to data provided by the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, attorney Andrew Lampros said., $4.8 million settlement awarded to widow of man killed by Georgia state trooper, Wrongful Death, Civil Rights
  • (CNN)The widow of Julian E. Lewis, a Black man who was fatally shot by a Georgia state trooper in August 2020, will receive a $4.8 million settlement from the state, attorneys representing the family said. "While the record-making settlement does not bring back her husband for widow Betty Lewis and other family and loved ones, it sends a powerful message to the State and those in law enforcement and other positions of power that unnecessary use of force against innocent citizens is unlawful, morally corrupt and carries legal consequences," a statement released by Hall and Lampros, Attorneys at Law said., Georgia settles with widow of Black man killed by state trooper for $4.8 million, attorneys say, Civil Rights, Wrongful Death
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • All Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys
  • American Association of Justice
  • Georgia state courts, 2000
  • Tennessee state courts, 1999
Educational Background:
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, 1999
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Tennessee, 1999
Honors/Awards:
  • Recognized by Georgia Trend magazine as one of "The Best Lawyers in Georgia" in personal injury litigation., Georgia Trend's Legal Elite - Personal Injury, https://www.georgiatrend.com/2018/12/01/georgia-trend-2018-legal-elite/, 2018
  • Mr. Lampros was recognized as an "Attorney to Watch" by Attorney at Law magazine, which wrote a profile about his numerous family members and ancestors who practiced law and how he would take the bus after school to the local courthouse in north Georgia to watch his great uncle try cases. Mr. Lampros began his legal career handling insurance disputes, and soon carved out a niche in civil rights, employment law, personal injury, wrongful death, amputation, traffic accidents, and other rights violations., Attorney to Watch, Attorney at Law magazine, 2022
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Representative Clients:
  • Betty Lewis, the widow of Julian E. Lewis, a Black man who was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol trooper during what started as a routine traffic stop over an alleged broken tail light that was not, in fact, broken. Mr. Lampros obtained a record $4.8 million settlement, the highest tort settlement in Georgia history, for the widow., 2022
  • Plaintiff David Tipton was shot in the face by a police officer who was using a light on his gun as a flashlight during a foot pursuit and attempted arrest. The lawsuit alleges that the officer used excessive force while the plaintiff was laying prone on his belly on the ground, and the officer pulled the trigger and shot Tipton in the eye. The plaintiff lost one eye, has had multiple surgeries in an attempt to reconstruct his skull, and is losing vision in his remaining eye., 2022
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Record $4.8 million tort settlement with the state of Georgia on behalf of Betty Lewis, the widow of Julian E. Lewis, a Black man who was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol trooper during what began as a routine traffic stop., 2022
  • $275K settlement reached in Erwin for an officer-involved lawsuit where a man was shot in the face by an officer.
  • Blessing v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc., No. 1:09-cv-10035 (S.D.N.Y.) (antitrust, breach of contract, and consumer protection class action resulting in settlement valued at $180 million on behalf of class)
  • Roth v. GEICO General Ins. Co., No. 16-cv-62942-WPD (S.D. Fla.) (over $43 million class action settlement plus prospective relief for unpaid sales tax, title transfer, and registration fees on auto total loss claims)
  • Joffe v. GEICO Indemnity Co., No. 18-cv-61361-WPD (S.D. Fla.) (consolidated for class action settlement with Roth)
  • Bellamy v. GEICO General Ins. Co., No. 6:17-cv-00891-PGB-LRH (M.D. Fla.) (over $33 million class action settlement plus prospective relief for unpaid title transfer and registration fees)
  • Bastian v. United Services Automobile Association, et al., No. 3:13-cv-01454-TJC-MCR (M.D. Fla.) (Corrigan, J.) ($56 million class action settlement for unpaid sales tax on auto claims)
  • Anderson v. Esurance Property and Casualty Ins. Co., No. 2019-CA-00336 (Fla. 4th Cir. Ct.) (Anderson, J.) ($1.1 million class action settlement for unpaid title transfer and registration fees)
  • Lovin v. Hancock Roofing & Construction, LLC d/b/a Hancock Claims Consultants, and Brad Hancock, Case No. 1:15-cv-00540-ELR (N.D. Ga.) (FLSA class action and collective action settlement for $900,000 against nationwide roof services provider)
  • Simmons v. Valspar Corporation, No. 10-cv-03026 (D. Minn.) (FLSA collective action settlement for $1.22 million on behalf of retail product managers against Valspar Corporation)
  • $1 million settlement - Sexual Harassment Claims Against Ex-Police Chief in Southeast GA., 2021
  • $180 million Antitrust Class Action against Sirius XM., 2011
  • $1.42 million settlement for burns and back injuries in a maritime vessel engine explosion.
  • $1.4 million for a train conductor who suffered a back injury as a result of a defective derailer.
  • $825,000 settlement for an automobile accident involving back injuries.
  • $684,000 for breach of contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress and fraud.
  • $600,000 settlement for a back injury due to a train derailment.
  • $550,000 settlement for an automobile accident involving back injuries.
  • $300,000 for a breach of contract and fraud and unjust enrichment dispute.
  • $250,000 for a church custodian injured back in an automobile accident.

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Andrew is an excellent lawyer who regularly tries cases to a jury verdict with great results for his clients.”

“excellent lawyer”

Office location for Andrew Lampros

300 Galleria Pkwy
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-876-8100

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  • Super Lawyers: 2011, 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2009

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