Eric J. Frisch

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP
Eric J. Frisch
Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability, Franchise & Dealership

Licensed in Georgia since: 1996

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009

Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP

191 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 3600
Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone: 404-221-2270 Email: Eric J. Frisch Visit website


Eric is an AV Preeminent rated lawyer and partner in the Firm's health care, commercial litigation and appellate practice groups and serves as the Health Care Pracctice Group Leader for the firm.  Since graduating in 1996, Eric has steadily built his practice around the trial of complex medical malpractice, personal injury, and commercial cases.  He has tried more than 30 cases in the Federal and State courts of Georgia, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

In health care professional liability cases, Eric represents large multi-physician practice groups, hospitals, and emergency department contract providers.  In addition to litigating cases, he is frequently asked to evaluate cases before suit is filed, to represent professionals before licensing boards, and to assist healthcare providers in regulatory matters, including EMTALA and other regulatory investigations.  He is known in particular for his skills in catastrophic birth injuries, complicated surgery and anesthesia cases, and emergency room medicine.

Eric defends lawyers sued for professional malpractice and involved in complex business transactions.

In commercial cases, Eric has represented a large hotel franchisor for over sixteen years.  He has also handled business breakups, fraud and tortious interference cases, and cases involving trademark, copyright and other intellectual property issues.  He has successfully registered trademarks, service marks, and copyrights before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and defended against claims of patent infringement.

Eric also has written or contributed to several appellate decisions on medical malpractice, commercial, and constitutional issues in the Federal and State courts, including as amicus curiae.  Eric has written several articles in national and state-wide publications on medical malpractice issues and he has been invited to speak on a variety of litigation and health care related topics.  

In addition to excelling in the courtroom, Eric has devoted his volunteer time to pro bono representation through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.  He frequently serves as a judge in high school mock trial competitions.  He has served on the hosting committee for The Big Splash, a benefit for The Marcus Autism Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and is a regular participant in the Service Juris program.  He is an Eagle Scout and a proud supporter of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

First Admitted: 1996, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute- Trial Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy Editorial Board (2006-Present) , 2019
  • The Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Representative Clients:
  • Emory University and related entities Harbin Clinic, LLC Medical providers insured by MAG Mutual Insurance Company ProAssurance/Georgia Lawyers Mutual Intercontinental Hotels Group/Holiday Hospitality Franchising, Inc.
Educational Background:
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. , 1996
  • University of Florida, B.A., Political Science, 1993

Office location for Eric J. Frisch

191 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 3600
Atlanta, GA 30303


15 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009

Attorney resources for Eric J. Frisch

Page Generated: 0.21863389015198 sec