Jane Lamberti

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

The Cochran Firm Atlanta
Jane Lamberti
The Cochran Firm Atlanta

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Class action & mass torts, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1992

Education: Vanderbilt University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

The Cochran Firm Atlanta

100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2600
Atlanta, GA 30303 Visit website


A personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in the Atlanta metropolitan area, Jane Lamberti is a talented, organized member of The Cochran Firm Atlanta. During her career, she has recovered over $35 million in verdicts and settlements for those who have been victims of medical malpractice. An excellent trial attorney, she has the ability to simplify concepts, so jurors understand the gravity of the situation.

Ms. Lamberti graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1985. She then attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a Master of Engineering in chemical engineering before attending law school. In 1992, she graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School with her Juris Doctor. Since then she has been admitted to practice in the state of Georgia and uses her background in chemistry as she helps clients through the life-altering tragedies and catastrophes that happen because of the poor choices of another.

In Clayton County, Ms. Lamberti holds the record for the largest verdict in a wrongful death claim at $20.1 million, and in DeKalb County, she holds the same record at $17.5 million. For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Lamberti is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. In 2008, she was named to the Plaintiff Hot List of the National Law Journal and she was a Top 100 Lawyer designated by the American College of Trial Lawyers from 2008-2014.

* 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.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Class actions, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 40% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 30% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1992, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://cochranfirm.com/atlanta/attorney/lamberti-jane/

  • Tracey Gandy v. John Calvin Thomas and Devore & Johnson of Atlanta, Inc. State Court of Clayton County, Georgia; Civil Action File No. 2007CV05877-C; Verdict $20.1 Million
  • Gandy v. Devore & Jonson- 20.1 million dollar wrongful death verdict in a trucking accident.  Largest verdict in the history of Clayton County and one of the largest verdicts for a female lead counsel in a personal injury case in Georgia. Have obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements in complex medical malpractice actions including, but not limited to, pre-and post-natal maternal and fetal injuries and death, delay in diagnosis of breast cancer, failure to recognize surgical complications in gynecologic, neurological, orthopedic and general surgeries, failure to diagnose heart attacks and avoidable drug reactions and medication toxicities.  
  • Kathryn Johnston v. City of Atlanta - 4.9 Million dollar settlement - largest settlement amount given by the City of Atlanta for wrongful death.  Atlanta police falsified affidavits and illegally entered the home of Katherine Johnston - shooting her to death and then planting drugs and coerced witnesses to cover -up their misdeeds.  Lead to discovery of an unconstitutional quota policy for drug arrests in the Atlanta Police Department, 2010
  • Jahmecca Slaughter v. Children's Health Care of Atlanta - 1.7 million dollar verdict for the hospital's failure to report a positive strep culture to a nine year old patient.  Jahmecca developed Rheumatic fever and damage to one of her heart valves leaving her at increased risk for valve replacement surgery as an adult.  Defendant offered 400K prior to trial to settle case., 2009
  • Merrit v. Emory University, Grady Hospital - 17.5 Million dollars medical malpractice verdict on behalf of a 19 year old injured from improper anesthesia care.  Mr. Merrit was a healthy, 19-year-old and underwent elective surgery to set a fractured jaw bone.  The anesthesiologists failed to follow proper extubation procedures, resulting in the endotracheal tube being pulled out and unable to be timely re-inserted.  Mr. Merrit went 7-8 minutes without oxygen causing a catastrophic brain injury., 2013
  • Earned the largest verdict in DeKalb County—$17.5 million, The second largest medical malpractice verdict in Georgia’s history
  • Earned the largest verdict in Clayton County—$20.1 million, The largest amount of compensatory damages awarded in a wrongful death claim
  • National Registry of Who’s Who
  • Earned an "AV" Preeminent rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest achievable rating given to an attorney for legal ability and ethical standards.
  • Georgia Super Lawyers 2010-2014
  • Georgia's Most Powerful and Influential Female Lawyer Award  - given to outstanding female lawyers in Georgia based on their results, dedication to their profession, mentoring of female attorneys and commitment to their community. , Women Looking Ahead Magazine, 2011
  • National Law Journal—Plaintiff’s Hot List 2008
  • American Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers from 2008-2014
  • Selected as a Fellow for the Litigation Counsel of America, a Trial Lawyer Honor Society, for excellence in the practice and Discipline of Litigation in Trial, 2007
  • Vanderbilt Law School Advisory Board - selected from VLS graduates from all over the country to advise and guide the law school's vision and commitment to excellence., 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, 2008, 2009
  • Georgia Super Lawyer - selected by peers and independent research for excellence in Plaintiffs Personal Injury., 2011
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Registry of Who’s Who
  • Sigma Xi-National Scientific Honor Society
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society
  • Georgia, 1992
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
Educational Background:
  • University of Virginia, Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A. Chemistry, cum laude, Sigma Xi National Scientific Research Society

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

“She is a tremendous lawyer who gets top results in medical malpractice cases.”

“Does great work. Wins big verdicts!”

“Exemplary med mal lawyer”

“Jane is a very talented trial lawyer who has tried many cases to verdict. She recently, along with Shean Williams, obtained a $20 Million verdict in a wrongful death case in Clayton County Georgia. This was the largest verdict in the history of Clayton County and the largest verdict in Georgia history with a female lead counsel. She also successfully prosecuted and obtained over $30 Million in settlement of medical malpractice claims on behalf of our clients.Jane has been able to develop a trial practice that combines superior lawyer skills with high ethical standards. Consequently, she has recieved an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.”

Office location for Jane Lamberti

100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2600
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 888-984-6951


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

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