Michael E. Pérez

Michael E. Pérez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Warshauer Law Group, P.C.
 | 2740 Bert Adams Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-892-4200
Fax: 404-892-1020
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Michael E. Pérez is a partner with the Warshauer Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia and a Board Certified Civil Practice Advocate.  Only about 3% of American lawyers are board certified. Nationally recognized as one of the country's top legal advocates, Mr. Pérez devotes his practice to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve.

    A life-long resident of the state, Mr. Pérez has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the members of his community. Over the course of his career spanning more than 19 years, Mr. Pérez has achieved notable success fighting on behalf of those who have personal injury or wrongful death claims arising from medical malpractice, birth injuries, unsafe property conditions and other preventable tragedies.

    In all cases, Mr. Pérez provides compassionate, personalized representation to those he serves as he works hard to help increase their chances of securing the favorable outcomes they seek. From his efforts, he has recovered numerous substantial settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients, securing the finances they need to cover their medical bills, lost wages and other damages associated with their accidents.

    Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and designation from The National Trial Lawyers as being among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country. In addition, Mr. Pérez has earned numerous other awards and accolades from his peers as well as many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.  

    A 1997 graduate of the University of Georgia, Mr. Pérez returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2000. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Georgia, and the Georgia Supreme Court.

    A leader in his field, Mr. Pérez has several publications to his credit involving a wide range of topics related to effective trial strategies, legal ethics and other subjects. He is also an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association and Hispanic National Bar Associations, and the American Association for Justice.  Mr. Pérez also serves on the Board of the DeKalb County Bar Association.

    *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.

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

    About Michael Pérez

    Admitted: 2001, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://warlawgroup.com/attorneys/michael-e-perez/

    Honors/Awards:

    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
    • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2018
    • Rising Star by Super Lawyers and Atlanta Magazine, 2014/2015

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified Civil Practice Advocate by National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice, AAJ PAC
    • American Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group
    • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group
    • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence Section
    • American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • The American Association for Justice
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • Georgia
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • National Hispanic Bar Association
    • Georgia Hispanic Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, State Bar of Georgia Committee on Professionalism, 2019
    • Board Member, DeKalb County Bar Association , 2019
    • Board Member, Brighter DeKalb Foundation a not-for-profit organization in metro Atlanta, Georgia, established to support behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB). Each year, the DeKalb CSB provides more than 10,000 uninsured and underinsured adults and youth a full range of community-based public mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services in DeKalb County, Georgia., 2015
    • Interfaith Children’s Movement, Member
    • Morningside Presbyterian

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Understanding the mental health privilege, its protections and exceptions., Author, Understanding the Mental Health Privilege, The Verdict (A Publication of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association), 2015
    • Invited speaker to address attendees on the subject of Litigating Personal Injury Cases in Georgia, speaking specifically to the following areas: Drafting, filing and serving initial pleadings Participating in the discovery process Drafting admissions, interrogatories and requests for production of documents Responding to discovery requests Deposition practice: preparing for, attending and reviewing Working with expert witnesses Preparing for and assisting at trial, Speaker, Litigating Personal Injury Cases in Georgia, HalfMoon Education, Inc., 2020
    • Invited panelist to speak on Winning Trial Strategies with focus on Motions in Limine., Panelist, Winning Trial Strategies, National Bar Association, 2014
    • Invited panelist and speaker to address first year law students on issues of Ethics and Profesionalism., Panelist/Speaker, Ethics and Professionalism, University of Georgia School of Law, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $3.2 Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death case., 2017
    • $5 Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death case., 2012

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia, B.A., 1997
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    Office Location for Michael E. Pérez

    2740 Bert Adams Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30339

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    Last Updated: 10/16/2020

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