I ask myself, “If I am going to lose, why am I going to lose?” Then I ask, “why am I right overall?” And I make the weakness my strength. – Stephen T. LaBriola
Established in 1993, Fellows LaBriola LLP is a leading law firm dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation to the Atlanta community. Originally located in Buckhead, the firm relocated to its current location in Peachtree Center in downtown Atlanta in 1998.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2023, Fellows LaBriola is proud to support various organizations and events that promote legal advocacy and awareness in the community. With a focus on business, criminal defense, intellectual property, insurance, and personal injury, the firm’s skilled attorneys have extensive experience in handling complex cases in both federal and state courts across the United States.
At Fellows LaBriola, fostering long-term relationships with clients is a priority. The firm’s philosophy is based on providing top-notch representation while offering personalized attention and service. Taking a proactive approach, the attorneys strive to help clients anticipate and avoid legal problems and disputes.
Stephen T. LaBriola, the founding attorney at Fellows LaBriola LLP, is an esteemed litigator with his his focus and strength in commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, fraud and misrepresentation claims, False Claims Act (FCA) litigation, and cases involving catastrophic personal injury and death. Renowned for his ability to simplify even the most complex commercial transactions, Mr. LaBriola is frequently sought after for high-stakes “bet the company” cases. He is also highly respected among his peers, often representing fellow attorneys when their reputations and finances are on the line.
With years of jury trial experience as a former prosecutor and veteran civil litigator, Stephen T. LaBriola is often called upon to assume lead counsel responsibility on the eve of trial. The firm’s personal injury representation is primarily focused on catastrophic cases involving paralysis, severe burns, and wrongful death. Mr. LaBriola has achieved substantial settlements in personal injury cases, including his involvement as coordinating plaintiff’s counsel in the Bluffton Bus Accident case. This complex lawsuit against the Georgia DOT and the driver resulted in additional insurance coverage of $21 million for the victims after extensive litigation.
Recently, in the Fall of 2019, Mr. LaBriola secured a settlement of over $15 million for a victim of a tractor-trailer/minivan accident, resulting in catastrophic permanent injury. With the support of national experts in accident reconstruction, life-care planning, physics calculations, and human factors expertise, Mr. LaBriola has established himself as the firm’s go-to attorney for catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims.
Stephen T. LaBriola’s impressive credentials include a J.D. degree from New York University (NYU) School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Colorado. He clerked for two Justices of the Colorado Supreme Court before serving as a deputy district attorney in Denver. Currently holding Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of AV, Mr. LaBriola is also a respected member and past President of the Lamar Inn of Court, an organization that provides continuing legal education seminars conducted by experienced trial attorneys.
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