Michael R. Boorman

BoormanShort Summary of Practice

Mike focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury, and commercial cases. He has had the pleasure of representing a wide range of clients including product manufacturers, textile manufacturers, trucking companies, construction companies, hospitals, physicians, telecommunications companies, insurance companies, and individuals.

Mike regularly appears in state and federal courts as trial and appellate counsel. He has successfully obtained defense verdicts as lead trial counsel and has resolved cases involving wrongful death, commercial loss, and property damage.

Representative Cases/Experience:

Member of successful trial teams in high exposure cases including:

  • Holmes v. Ford Motor Company
  • Bagnell v. Ford Motor Company
  • Conley v. Ford Motor Company
  • Woodard v. Ford Motor Company
  • Colp v. Ford Motor Company
  • Goodman v. Mitsubishi Motors of North America
  • Perez-Hernandez v. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Hockensmith v. Ford Motor Company
  • DiMaso v. Ford Motor Company
  • Mohamed v. Lincoln General
  • Harp v. Barber
  • Baker v. Smith

Reported appellate cases include:

  • Ivy v. Ford Motor Company, 646 F.3d 769 (11th Cir. 2011)
  • Bagnell v. Ford Motor Company, 297 Ga. App. 835, 678 S.E.2d 489 (2009)
  • Aldridge v. King’s Colonial Ford, Inc., 250 Ga. App. 236, 550 S.E.2d 439 (2001)
  • Colp v. Ford Motor Company, 279 Ga. App. 280, 630 S.E.2d 886 (2006)
  • Andrews v. Ford Motor Company, 310 Ga. App. 449, 450, 713 S.E.2d 474, 476 (2011)
  • Johnson v. Ford Motor Company, 281 Ga. App. 166, 637 S.E.2d 202 (2006)

 Admission to Practice

  • Georgia State and Superior Courts
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court of Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court of Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • State Bar of Georgia


  • B.A., Psychology, Colgate University (1995)
    • Captain of 1994 football team
  • J.D., Emory School of Law (1998)
    • Member of Emory Moot Court Society


  • Trial Practice and Procedure, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 58 Mercer Law Review 405 (2006) (co-author)
  • Attacking the Admission of OSI Evidence, For the Defense, December 2006 (co-author)