John D. Steel

Top rated personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Steel & Moss LLP
John D. Steel
Steel & Moss LLP

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Transportation & maritime, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1984

Education: University of North Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Steel & Moss LLP

3495 Piedmont Road, N.E.
Building 11, Suite 905
Atlanta, GA 30305 Visit website


Injured clients in need of stellar representation for complex cases in Georgia turn to John D. Steel of Steel & Moss, LLP. Mr. Steel handles a wide variety of personal injury matters. His experience with the Federal Employers’ Liability Act and business and commercial law has given him a reputation as an aggressive, effective attorney who fights for his clients’ rights. Mr. Steel focuses his practice primarily on litigation and accepts clients throughout Georgia.

Mr. Steel takes pride in handling each case personally during every step of the court process. He has become known among his peers for his knowledge in serious, high-profile injury claims and for his professionalism during jury cases. In addition to his impressive track record, Mr. Steel understands the stress and confusion that clients and their families feel after a serious injury, and he strives to give them peace of mind while fighting for the compensation they deserve.

Mr. Steel received his Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Georgia and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.

A commitment to legal ethics and an outstanding representation has earned Mr. Steel the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America**. Mr. Steel is particularly noted for his knowledge in railroad industry injuries and serves as trial counsel for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Transportation/maritime, Business litigation, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Railroad accident, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Informed consent

  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Transportation/maritime
  • 20% Business litigation
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1984, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice, Rail Section
  • Georgia, 1984
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law Section, Member
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys
  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Designated Counsel by BLET-Brotherhodd of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • Super Lawyers
Representative Clients:
  • Railroad employess of all crafts
Educational Background:
  • University of North Carolina, B.A., 1981
Industry Groups:
  • Railroad Employees (FELA)

Office location for John D. Steel

3495 Piedmont Road, N.E.
Building 11, Suite 905
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-264-1292


20 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

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