Christopher D. Gunnels
Top rated personal injury attorney in Atlanta, GeorgiaThe Gunnels Law Firm, LLC
Practice Areas: Personal injury
Licensed in Georgia since: 2003
Education: The University of Alabama School of Law
Mr. Gunnels graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Business Management in 1999 and from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2002, with honors. While at Alabama, he served as a Senior Editor and Treasurer for the Alabama Law Review and won several awards for skill in oral advocacy in competition with the Environmental Moot Court Team. He was also inducted into the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society and elected by his peers to serve as an Associate Justice on the University of Alabama’s Honor Court. Mr. Gunnels has extensive experience handling a wide variety of general liability matters. He has successfully resolved cases involving wrongful death, personal injury, construction defect, premises liability, mass torts and products liability.Over the years he has represented individuals, small businesses, and top Fortune 500 companies. For the first 10 years of his legal career, Mr. Gunnels represented individuals and businesses, as well as their insurance companies, who had negligently injured others. After years of learning how insurance companies handle claims from the inside, he felt a calling to represent people who had been injured rather than the corporations who try every tactic to avoid fairly compensating them. Mr. Gunnels now concentrates solely on plaintiff’s personal injury cases, including motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, slip/trip and falls, and wrongful death. Mr. Gunnels prides himself on being a trial lawyer and regularly tries personal injury cases to verdict. Mr. Gunnels is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Florida.
Mr. Gunnels has extensive experience handling a wide variety of general liability matters. He has successfully resolved cases involving wrongful death, personal injury, construction defect, premises liability, mass torts and products liability. Mr. Gunnels also specializes in business litigation and the handling of all manners of business disputes, as well as divorce and other domestic matters, and is highly skilled in appellate practice. He has represented individuals, small businesses, and top Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Gunnels is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Florida. He has an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell and was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2014 and 2015. He is also an active member of the Atlanta, Cobb County and Sandy Springs Bar Associations.
First Admitted: 2003, Georgia
Professional Webpage: https://gunnelslaw.com/attorney-christopher-d-gunnels/
- Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
- Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017