Michael D. Stacy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC
200 Ashford Center North, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: 770-391-9100
Fax: 770-668-0878
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (60%), Business Litigation (30%), General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael D. Stacy is an attorney at Kaufman & Forman, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Stacy concentrates his practice on business and corporate litigation and represents clients in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.

Mr. Stacy graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree. In 2009, he earned his law degree from Emory University School of Law. While attending law school, he participated in the national moot court team and belonged to the Emory Moot Court Society. He was the recipient of various academic awards and belonged to the Order of the Barristers. 

Following law school, Mr. Stacy passed the Georgia bar examination and became qualified to appear before all Georgia state courts. He began his legal career practicing as a litigation associate at a private Atlanta firm. He joined Kaufman & Forman, P.C., in 2011 and became a partner of the firm in 2014. 

Over the course of his career, Mr. Stacy has successfully resolved complex business and corporate matters in both state and federal courts. He has been involved in many significant cases that have been reported in the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Although the primary focus of his practice is business and corporate law, he also has experience with banking and employment law. 

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Stacy is an active member of the Atlanta legal and professional communities. He belongs to the Sandy Springs Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association and is the director of youth services of the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 10%General Litigation

Selections

7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Michael D. Stacy

Admitted: 2009, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.boviskyle.com/attorneys/michael-stacy/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, Georgia 2014-Present
  • Leadership Sandy Springs, Class of 2016
  • Board Member, Dunwoody Springs Elementary School Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, Director-Elect, Youth Services

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Representation of North Georgia summer equestrian camp for girls against allegations of negligence relating to injuries sustained by rearing horses. Summary judgment was upheld on appeal to the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia denied reconsideration.
  • Successful representation of probate bond surety with regard to allegation that the amended Georgia Probate Code violates Constitutional due process by not requiring notice to all potential beneficiaries to decedent’s will. The Supreme Court of Georgia upheld the Probate Court’s conclusion on appeal.
  • Obtained settlement for small business owner against multinational banking and financial services corporation in dispute regarding pre-term termination of interest rate swap agreement that had resulted in a nearly $1,000,000 dollar loss to the small business owner.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Georgia, 2009

Honors/Awards

  • National Order of Barristers, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Member, Emory’s Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques
  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015 - 2018
  • Dean’s Award: Fall 2008, Criminal Litigation, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Member, National Moot Court Team, 2008-2009, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Emory Moot Court Society Best Oralist 2008-2009, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dean’s Award: Fall 2007, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Emory Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, 2007-2008, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Third Best Overall, Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Competition, Southern Region, 2007 –2008, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Emory Moot Court Society, 2007 – 2009, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia

Educational Background

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, B.A., Bachelor of Arts in History, Honors: Athenians Junior Honorary, Honors: Member: Lambda Chi Alpha International Fraternity, 2005
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Office Location for Michael D. Stacy

200 Ashford Center North
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30338

Phone: 770-391-9100

Fax: 770-668-0878

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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