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James M. Roth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Roth Firm, LLC
1600 Parkwood Cir SE, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-250-3236
Fax: 404-393-9770
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Attorney James M. Roth is the managing partner at The Roth Firm with locations in Atlanta, Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee, serving plaintiff clients in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. Focusing on personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Roth devotes his time and resources to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. In addition to handling claims resulting from car, truck and motorcycle accidents, he also handles civil litigation claims involving unsafe working conditions, premises liability accidents, bad faith insurance disputes and complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Roth delivers the compassionate, dependable legal assistance and support his clients deserve while working hard to protect their rights and best interests and secure their rightful restitution. Having served for years as a defense attorney for major insurance providers, Mr. Roth possesses a unique insight into the tactics insurance companies use to reduce or deny claims, enabling him to devise the most effective strategies possible.

An Atlanta native, Mr. Roth graduated with honors from Valdosta State University in 1994. He then attended Samford University Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. In law school, Mr. Roth competed with the trial competition team and contributed to the school's legal publication. In 2000, the State Bar of Georgia admitted him to practice, and the Alabama State Bar Association admitted him in 2001. He founded his own private practice in 2006.

A consummate professional, Mr. Roth is active in several local, state and national bar associations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, among others. An accomplished author and speaker, he has published articles and conducted lectures on a variety of legal topics related to medical malpractice, business torts, insurance disputes and more.  In addition to his professional representation, Jim has lectured and presented seminars on complex discovery, witness interview, case preparation, Ride Share/Uber/Lyft liability and various other topics.

He holds a 10 out of 10 rating from AVVO and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Additional Office Locations:

Atlanta Office Location

1600 Parkwood Circle, Suite 600

Atlanta, GA 30339

Nashville Office Location

402 BNA Drive Building 100, Suite 410

Nashville, TN 37217

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

About James M. Roth

First Admitted: 2000, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • DeKalb Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Personal Injury Association


  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review – James M. Roth, AV Rated
  • Won Judge James O. Haley trial competition, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama
  • AVVO 10 out of 10 Top Personal Injury Lawyer Rating
  • Rising Star/Superlawyer, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 
  • Named Rising Star in the Georgia Super Lawyers periodical, 2013

Industry Groups

  • ABA
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Brookhaven Neighborhood Association
  • Buckhead Bar Association
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • DeKalb Bar Association
  • GAPI
  • Georgia State Bar
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers Club Of Atlanta
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • North Metro Atlanta Trial Lawyers Association


  • “James Roth is a talented and zealous advocate on behalf of his personal injury clients. His knowledge and experience as a former civil defense attorney help his clients expertly navigate the complex maze of personal injury law. Jim is an attorney of intellect, integrity, and professionalism, and his clients are well served by having him as their counsel.”
  • “James Roth is a highly effective personal injury attorney.”
  • “Know Jim a long time, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Great PI attorney.”

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

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Office Location for James M. Roth

1600 Parkwood Cir SE
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-250-3236

Fax: 404-393-9770

Last Updated: 8/26/2022

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