Stephen T. LaBriola

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Fellows LaBriola LLP
Stephen T. LaBriola
Fellows LaBriola LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1986

Education: New York University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2024

Fellows LaBriola LLP

233 Peachtree St NE
Suite 2400 Harris Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303 Visit website


Attorney Stephen T. LaBriola is the founding partner of the Fellows LaBriola LLP law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro area and all across the state, Mr. LaBriola provides exceptional advocacy and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Tractor-Trailer Accident Litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Personal injury and wrongful death claims
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • False Claims Act litigation

A summa cum laude graduate from the University of Colorado, Mr. LaBriola obtained his Juris Doctor from NYU School of Law in 1985. After law school, he served as a law clerk to two justices of the Colorado Supreme Court before serving as a Deputy District Attorney in Denver. Since 1993, Mr. LaBriola has achieved notable success in private practice, where he has focused the bulk of his practice on litigation.

At all turns, Mr. LaBriola delivers highly personalized counsel, and he has earned a reputation for his tenacity and for always aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcome possible for his clients. Recognized for his professionalism and service, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as the designation of a "Legal Elite" from Georgia Trend magazine each year since 2006. Moreover, Mr. LaBriola received the "Lawyer of the Year" award for Securities Litigation from Best Lawyers®.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. LaBriola has served as president of The Cooper Inn of Court. He also served as chair of the Atlanta Bar Association's Litigation section, and he served on the subcommittee on Advertising of the American Bar Association's Committee of Professionalism and Ethics. Furthermore, he has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars across his region.

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Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trade Secret, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Georgia

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Representative Clients:
  • Represent the State of Alabama in its "Water War" with the State of Georgia
  • Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers distinction
  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” Award in Litigation, Securities, 2019
  • Charles E. Watkins Award, Atlanta Bar Association’s Highest Award, 2017
  • Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” since 2006
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, since 2004
  • Honored to be “Lawyers’ Lawyer”
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of AV
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association’s Subcommittee
  • Past Chair, Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Master and Past President, Lamar Inn of Court
Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado, B.A., History, Summa Cum Laude, 1982
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $10 million Settlement of a contested liability crash between a commercial delivery truck and a bicyclist resulting in wrongful death., 2023
  • $1.2 million policy limits Settlement of a car crash resulting in spine and brain injuries., 2022
  • $15.5 million Settlement of a Tractor-Trailer/minivan accident resulting in quadriplegia., 2019
  • $7.5 million excess policy limits Settlement of a tractor-trailer/automobile crash resulting in wrongful death., 2018
  • $3.875 million excess policy limits Settlement of a medical malpractice action against an OBGYN who failed to remove all placenta leading to septic shock of the patient., 2018
  • $17 million Settlement of a wrongful death action involving college baseball players on their way to Florida when the bus driver mistook the left HOV exit lane for the continuation of the HOV lane on I-75/85 southbound in Atlanta.
  • $1.42 million Verdict involving negligence and intentional tortious conduct against CPAs.
  • $6.2 million False Claims Act settlement involving claims against a defense industry company.

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

“Steve is one of the most professional attorneys I have ever met. He is dedicated to his clients, and puts his many years of experience to work for the causes he believes in. I aspire to be like him.”

“A true Lincoln lawyer who is esteemed for his trial work and representations in both civil and criminal cases. He has successfully handled a number of high profile wrongful death and personal injury cases. n lawy”

“First rate litigator. Smart, aggressive, professional, effective. Steve LaBriola is a lawyer's lawyer. He exemplifies the best qualities of our profession.”

“Exceptional trial lawyer”

Office location for Stephen T. LaBriola

233 Peachtree St NE
Suite 2400 Harris Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-963-9512

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