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Daniel Philyaw

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Butler Prather LLP
12 Lenox Pointe NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone: 404-857-3994
Fax: 404-321-1713
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2018
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Daniel Philyaw is an associate with the Butler Prather LLP law firm, which has three offices across the state. Serving clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro area, Mr. Philyaw provides exceptional counsel, advocacy and support to those dealing with complex, pressing legal challenges involving any of the following:

  • Products liability and defective products
  • Personal injury

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Philyaw has achieved remarkable success fighting for the rights and entitlements of his plaintiff clients. He was recently part of a team that secured a verdict of more than $151 million for the victim of a vehicle accident. Additionally, he helped secure a verdict of more than $2.8 million for the victim of a vehicle accident caused by an unsecured ladder on a maintenance vehicle.

Mr. Philyaw has also obtained many other favorable outcomes for his plaintiff clients, and he has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity as well as his unwavering commitment to helping his clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation they deserve. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Missouri, Mr. Philyaw obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2018 from the University of Georgia School of Law. While there, he was an active participant in several mock court and mock trial competitions, and he won Best Oralist at the Georgia Interstate Moot Court Competition in 2017. He also won the 2016 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Tournament and placed as runner-up in the 2016 J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition.

At graduation, Mr. Philyaw received induction into the Order of Barristers, and since receiving his license to practice, he has been admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Georgia as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th and 11th Circuits.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Daniel Philyaw

First Admitted: 2018, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.butlerprather.com/attorneys/daniel-e-philyaw/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Eagle Scout

Educational Background

  • University Of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, B.A., International Studies, cum laude
  • University Of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, B.S., Business Administration: Finance & Banking, magna cum laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Member - State Bar of Georgia, 2021
  • Member - Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2021

Verdicts/Settlements

  • https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2019/02/19/jury-awards-151m-in-ford-rollover-trial/, 2019
  • https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2019/08/13/how-a-fallen-ladder-led-to-a-2-8m-verdict/, 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • This Article addresses selected opinions and legislation of interest to Georgia civil trial practitioners, Co-author, Trial Practice and Procedure, Mercer Law Review, 2021
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Office Location for Daniel Philyaw

12 Lenox Pointe NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone: 404-857-3994

Fax: 404-321-1713

Last Updated: 5/25/2022

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