David A. Terry

GN8_2681cDavid focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury, property damage, and commercial cases. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, tire, industrial equipment manufacturing, insurance, construction, retail, commercial real estate management, technology, banking, and public utilities.

David regularly appears in state and federal courts, and he has significant experience in multi-district litigation proceedings. David conducts all aspects of litigation, from the pre-litigation claims stage to appeals.

 Representative Cases/Experience:

  • Defense of manufacturers and distributors in product liability litigation, including cases involving catastrophic injuries
  • Coordination of national strategy regarding dozens of product liability cases involving alleged common defect
  • Defense of a program management firm against fraud, civil racketeering, and breach of contract claims brought by a large metropolitan school system
  • Defense of an insurance conglomerate in a nationwide consumer class action
  • Defense of construction companies in cases involving alleged construction defects and breach of contract
  • Defense of underwriters against allegations of securities fraud

 Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Appellate Practice

 Professional Honors

  • Clerk to The Honorable Emmett Ripley Cox, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2007 – 2008

Admission to Practice

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia


  • B.A., History and International Relations, summa cum laude, University of Arkansas (2004)
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis (2007)

 Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

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