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Robert F. Glass

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Glass & Robson, LLC
5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-751-4702
Fax: 404-261-0024
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Robert F. Glass is a personal injury attorney and partner at Glass & Robson, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Glass has over a decade of legal experience representing clients throughout Georgia who have been seriously injured or lost a family member in an accident.

Prior to representing personal injury plaintiffs, Mr. Glass worked as a litigator on behalf of corporations and insurance companies. This background provides his clients with the unique advantage of using an attorney who understands how the other side will approach their case. Since shifting his focus to represent plaintiffs, he has recovered millions of dollars for injured Georgia residents and their families.

An established member of his legal community, Mr. Glass is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell. The organization National Trial Lawyers has included him in its “Top 40 Under 40” and “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” several years in a row, and he has been featured on many other lists of top performing attorneys, including the 2021 and 2022 class of the Best Lawyers in America.

Raised in Atlanta, Mr. Glass graduated magna cum laude from the University of the South, earning a bachelor’s degree with distinction in political science. He went on to graduate cum laude from Mercer University School of Law, belonging to the Mercer Law Review and participating on the Moot Court Board. He is also a graduate of the American Association for Justice Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course.

Mr. Glass is qualified to practice law before all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle districts of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

*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
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
9 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019

White Papers

  • Contributing Editor, Garner’s Modern American Usage (3d ed.)

About Robert F. Glass

First Admitted: 2007, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.glassrobson.com/robert-f-glass/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Opening Statement” (Mercer Law School Trial Practice; 2014)
  • “Closing Argument” (Mercer Law School Trial Practice; 2015, 2016)
  • Fried, Rogers, Goldberg Breakfast Meeting (Verdict Presentation; 2016)
  •  National Crime Victim Bar Association (Atlanta Regional Seminar; 2010) 
  • “What is GTLA” (John Marshall Law School; 2011)
  • “Countdown to Trial” (Trial and Error CLE; 2013)
  • (2006) Law Review Case note, Roper v. Simmons: A Dead-End for the Juvenile Death Penalty, Mercer Law Review
  • “Common Mistakes Made by Younger Lawyers at Trial” (Atlanta Bar Association CLE; 2014)
  • “Life of a Trial” (Atlanta Bar Association CLE; 2014)
  • “Closing Argument” (Mercer Law School Trial Practice; 2015, 2016)
  • Fried, Rogers, Goldberg Breakfast Meeting (Verdict Presentation; 2016)
  • Strafford Publications National Webinar, Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (2017, 2018)

Honors/Awards

  • , Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys in America, 2015
  • , American Academy of Trial Attorneys “Premier 100 Trial Attorney”, 2015
  • , American Society of Legal Advocates “Top 40 Under 40,” 2013, 2014, 2015
  • , National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys “Top 10 Under 40 Award for the State of Georgia”, 2015
  • , America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys – Georgia, 2018, 2019
  • , Daily Report’s “Top 20 Verdicts of 2016”
  • , National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40″, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • , America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators – Georgia, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • , The Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • , National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star (limited to only 2.5% attorneys statewide) 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • , Atlanta Attorney at Law “Attorneys to Watch”, 2018
  • , Super Lawyer, 2020, 2021
  • Member, Mercer University Moot Court Board
  • , Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent Rating (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Nominated to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Awarded a full-scholarship to the four-day Gary Christy Memorial Trial Skills Clinic in Athens, Georgia, by the State Bar of Georgia, Scholarship, General Practice and Trial Section, State Bar of Georgia, 2010
  • Law Review, Senior Managing Editor, Mercer Law Review, 2006
  • Nominated to Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Member, Editorial Board of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association publication, The Verdict, 2010
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, 2007
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2010
  • Panel speaker at National Crime Victim Bar Association seminar in Atlanta, Georgia.  Issues included various methods of pursuing a crime victim's rights through the civil justice system, 2010
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 2007
  • Member, North Metro Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Nominated to Editorial Board of GTLA's "The Verdict," 2010
  • Member, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Member, Editorial Board of the Georgia Bar Journal, 2009
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2009

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Fernald v. Winfield (2010): Recovered at-fault party's full policy limits, pre-suit, for serious injuries Plaintiff suffered after being impaled into Defendant's windshield while riding a road bike on a public street.
  • $850,000.00 verdict in Cobb State Court for a woman that required a neck fusion resulting from a t-bone motor vehicle wreck.  Final defense offer was $100,000.00, 2016
  • Hunt v. Wal-Mart (2009): Obtained a $62,500 settlement for a slip-and-fall incident. 
  • Stonebridge v. Joseph Juhasz (2010): Obtained an $81,000 settlement for injuries arising from a motor-vehicle collision.
  • Brawner vs. Bryson: $95,000 settlement for child in an animal attack., 2011
  • Gilman vs. Diaz $300,000 road-wreck settlement, 2013
  • Harris v. Blue Sky Condominiums, Red Hair Investment Group and Dossey Richards (2008): Obtained a $375,000 judgment in favor of a family that was the victim of a fraudulent real estate deal involving the sale of a $145,000 condominium conversion from an existing apartment complex.  The judgment included all of the family’s attorney’s fees and $225,000 in punitive damages.
  • Pacheco v. Regal Cinemas, Inc. and Perfections Security Management, LLC (2010): Served as second-chair counsel in a highly publicized negligent security and wrongful death case brought by a Hispanic family for the gang-related murder of their son in a movie theater parking lot.  Obtained a defense verdict after two weeks of trial.
  • Maitland vs. Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation and Corporate Services Management: $107,500 settlement for a slip-and-fall at the Atlanta Airport, 2011
  • Confidential six-figure recovery for an assault victim at a prominent restaurant and bar., 2012
  • Legacy Investment Communities LLC v. Fulton County (2008): Served as second-chair plaintiff’s counsel in a jury trial that resulted in an $180,000 verdict against Fulton County for selectively enforcing county ordinances against a developer.
  • Seidel v. Builders First Source, Inc. (2009): Served as second-chair defense counsel in a property damage trial resulting in a defense verdict.

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of the South, magna cum laude, with Distinction in Political Science, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Helped a woman taken advantage of by a car dealership recover a payment that the dealership refused to refund., 2011

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • GTLA
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Robert F. Glass

5555 Glenridge Connector
Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone: 404-751-4702

Fax: 404-261-0024

Last Updated: 9/20/2021

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