Robert M. Brinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business 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: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1963
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert M. Brinson is a founding partner of Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, in Rome, Georgia. Mr. Brinson handles a variety of matters in the areas of general business litigation, constitutional challenges, contract disputes, government law and personal injury. He has also handled class action lawsuits and has decades of experience being involved in complex litigation.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Brinson has tried numerous cases in both state and federal courts, including many personal injury and wrongful death trials for plaintiffs and defendants. He serves clients in Rome, Atlanta, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cedartown, Dalton and Summerville as well as throughout Bartwo, Floyd, Fulton, Gordon and Polk counties in west Georgia.

Mr. Brinson has been licensed to practice law since 1963. He is admitted before all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th circuits, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

An AV Preeminent* rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Brinson has received a variety of honors for his accomplishments. In addition to belonging to a multitude of professional organizations, he is an advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates and a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers. He has also received awards from groups, including the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Bar Foundation.

Mr. Brinson holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University. He earned his law degree from Emory University School of Law and is a member of the international legal honor society Phi Delta Phi.

*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
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 30%General Litigation
  • 30%Class Action/Mass Torts
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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About Robert Brinson

Admitted: 1963, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • State Bar's Award for Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession, 1996
  • Top 10 of Georgia Super Lawyers
  • Named in "The Legal Elite: Georgia's Most Effective Lawyers"
  • The Nestor Award, Georgia Legal History Foundation
  • James M. Collier Award, Georgia Bar Foundation
  • Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Georgia
  • Tradition of Excellence Award, State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Municipal Association's Hall of Fame

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • Georgia, (trial & all appellate courts), 1963
  • U.S. District Court Northern Georgia, 1963
  • Justice Served, Director, 2006-present
  • Old Warhorse Lawyers, President, 2007
  • The Advocates, Ltd., President, 2005
  • State Board of Education, Vice-chairman for appeals, 1990-1996
  • Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Chairman, 1987-1988
  • Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow
  • Georgia Bar Foundation, Fellow, President, 1992-1994
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, State Committee, 1984, 1994-1998
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow
  • Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, Master
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • State Bar of Georgia, Executive Committee, 1974-1977, 1979-1988
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1977-Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1969-1972
  • State Bar of Georgia, President, 1986-1987
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Rome Bar Association
  • Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission, 1973-1974, 1985-1989
  • Bar Council, Northern District of Georgia, 1982-1984
  • City Attorney's Section, Georgia Municipal Association, President 1976-1977
  • City Attorney, Rome Georgia 1968-Present
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, Trustee, 1988-1989
  • The Prince Club
  • Georgia Bulldog Club
  • Emory Alumni Association
  • Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce
  • First Presbyterian Church of Rome
  • Gridiron, Member
  • Eleventh Circuit Historical Society, Trustee


  • City of Rome, et al. v, et al., U.S.D.C., NDGA, Civil Action No. 405-CV-249 HLM
  • City of Rome v. United States, 446 U.S. 156 (1980)

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA, A.B., Major: Law, 1962
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Office Location for Robert M. Brinson

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: 11/11/2019

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