Lee Carter

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Rome, Georgia

Davis Lucas Carter LLP
Lee Carter
Davis Lucas Carter LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Appellate, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2008

Education: University of Georgia School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018, 2020 - 2023

Davis Lucas Carter LLP

210 East 2nd Ave
Suite 301
Rome, GA 30161 Visit website

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Lee Carter serves as a founding partner at Davis, Lucas, Carter, LLP, located in Rome, Georgia, focusing his practice on business litigation, appellate law, civil litigation defense and corporate law. His practice extends to Northwest Georgia, catering to clients in both boardrooms and courtrooms across the state.

Mr. Carter's educational background is marked by excellence, including Phi Beta Kappa distinction from the University of Georgia, where he earned his law degree magna cum laude in 2008. He also contributed to the Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Licensed for 14 years, Mr. Carter's legal journey began at an Am Law 50 firm in Atlanta, while his heart always belonged to Rome. Over a decade ago, he returned to his roots, building a well-rounded practice that uniquely represents business clients in strategic boardroom matters and complex court proceedings.

Admitted to practice in Georgia since 2008, Mr. Carter holds admission to various courts, including the: 

· United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

· United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

· Supreme Court of the United States

· Georgia Supreme Court

· Georgia Court of Appeals

· Superior Courts of Georgia

A dedicated member of the legal community, Mr. Carter maintains active memberships in the State Bar of Georgia, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Rome Bar Association. He is AV Preeminent* rated by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, boasting a stellar 4.8/5 score. Additionally, he holds a "Good" Avvo rating.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Defense, Business/Corporate

Focus areas

Appeals, Contracts, Limited Liability Companies

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 20% Appellate
  • 20% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Business/Corporate

First Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Honors/Awards:
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation, Super Lawyer
  • AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Berry College Integrity in Leadership Mentor
  • Coosa River Basin Initiative, Member
  • Georgia Legal History Foundation, Trustee
  • Leadership Rome
  • Rome Seven Hills Rotary, Past President
  • Leadership Academy for the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Habitat for Humanity - Coosa Valley, Past Member of the Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America, Board Member Northwest Georgia Council
  • Coosa Country Club, Past Junior Board Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Rome Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Georgia, B.A., magna cum laude, with honors
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Represented the Floyd County Board of Education in reaching a $2.3 million pre-suit settlement with Johnson Controls, Inc. in connection with a RICO investigation and former maintenance director Derry Richardson. , 2017
  • Fouch v. Bicknell Supply Co., 326 Ga. App. 863 (2014)
  • Avery v. State, 295 Ga. 630 (2014)
  • Day v. Floyd County Bd. of Educ., 333 Ga. App. 144 (2015)
  • Drumm Corp v. Wright, 326 Ga. App. 41 (2014)

Office location for Lee Carter

210 East 2nd Ave
Suite 301
Rome, GA 30161

Phone: 706-291-8853

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018, 2020 - 2023

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