Robert L. Berry, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Rome, GA

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP
 | 615 West First Street, PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162-5007
Phone: 706-291-8853
Fax: 706-234-3574
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Health Care (40%),
  • Schools & Education (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert L. Berry, Jr., is a senior partner at Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, in Rome, Georgia. Mr. Berry has been licensed to practice law in Georgia since 1973 and has more than four decades of experience handling matters involving insurance defense, medical malpractice and professional defense.

Mr. Berry serves clients throughout west Georgia in cities, including Atlanta, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cedartown, Dalton, Rome and Summerville, as well as throughout Bartwo, Floyd, Fulton, Gordon and Polk counties. Along with practicing in all Georgia state courts, he is licensed before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Mr. Berry has received many awards and honors for his work, including being rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” He is also a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, and obtained his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia.

Mr. Berry is active in numerous professional organizations and has served many roles in his community over the course of his career, particularly in the areas of business and industrial development. He is an active member of the Rome Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. He also belongs to national organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and the American Health Lawyers 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.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (40%)

Health Care (40%): Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law

Schools & Education (10%): Education, Schools

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law, Education, Schools, Arbitration, Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

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About Robert Berry, Jr.

Admitted: 1973, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Georgia Super Lawyer, Law & Politics Magazine and Atlanta Magazine
  • Gridiron Secret Society, University of Georgia
  • Eagle Scout
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, Master
  • Trustee, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1992-1994
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • State Bar of Georgia, Health Law Section, Executive Committee, 1994-Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Rome Bar Association, President, 1977-1978
  • Rome Bar Association, 1973-Present
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia, 1973

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • St. Peters Episcopal Church, Vestryman and Senior Warden, 2011
  • Coosa Country Club, Director 1985
  • Leadership Rome, 1984
  • Leadership Georgia, 1987
  • Rome-Floyd County Development Authority, 1989
  • Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, President, 1989
  • Exchange Club of Rome, President, 1978
  • Redmond Regional Medical Center, Board of Trustees, 1980-Present
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Board of Directors, Chairman, 2009-2010
  • Darlington School, Board of Trustees, 1998-2005
  • Emory University, Board of Visitors, 1999-2005
  • Greater Rome Bank, Founding Director

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA, B.A., 1968
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Office Location for Robert L. Berry, Jr.

615 West First Street
PO Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162-5007

Phone: 706-291-8853

Fax: 706-234-3574

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Last Updated: 7/16/2018

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