Lee Carter

Top rated business litigation attorney in Rome, Georgia

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP
Lee Carter
Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, 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

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP

615 West First Street
PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162 Visit website

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An astute civil litigator at both the trial and appellate levels, Lee B. Carter is a partner at Rome, Georgia-based Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP. Representing businesses and their owners, he provides defense counsel in complex commercial litigation involving breach of contract, data theft, and other business matters, such as claimed RICO violations. Mr. Carter also has experience in defending and prosecuting federal class actions. He is an AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

In 2005, Mr. Carter received a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of Georgia, and he was inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society in that same year. Remaining in Athens, he enrolled at the University of Georgia School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2008 with his Juris Doctor. Mr. Carter was admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts in that year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Carter is a member of several legal organizations, including the Rome Bar Association and Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and he is active in his community as well. He serves as a mentor in the Berry College Integrity in Leadership program and as a Deacon in his church. Mr. Carter is a past president of the Rome-Seven Hills Rotary Club. 

*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

Business litigation, Appellate, Civil litigation: defense, Business/corporate

Focus areas

Appeals, Limited liability companies, Contracts

  • 50% Business litigation
  • 20% Appellate
  • 20% Civil litigation: defense
  • 10% Business/corporate

First Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.brinson-askew.com/lee-b.-carter/

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
Honors/Awards:
  • AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
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:
  • 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

615 West First Street
PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162

Phone: 706-291-8853

Selections

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

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