Dan Brunson

Partner | Director of Legal Operations

Atlanta, GA
D 773.389.3076 | C 770.361.5303


  • BBA, University of Georgia
  • JD, University of Georgia School of Law

Dan Brunson is a Partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary's Atlanta office and serves as the firm’s Director of Legal Operations. Dan is a former insurance legal and claims executive. He previously served as Director of Complex Litigation at AIG Personal Lines Claims, AVP of Litigation at The General/ American Family Direct, and most recently as Chief Legal Officer at American Access Casualty Company. He holds both the Certified Claims Professional and Advanced Claims Professional designations from The CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance). He serves as Co-Chair of CLM’s Extra-Contractual Committee. He is an Executive Council member and instructor for the CLM Claims College School of Litigation Management and an instructor for the School of Extra-Contractual Claims.

Bar Admissions


  • The CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance)
  • FDCC
Classes/Seminars Taught
  • Extra-Contractual- Get Your Bad Faith Voir Dire in Gear
  • Wrongful Death in Georgia, CLM State Specific Education
  • State of The Union- The Future of Claims Litigation Management
  • Leveling the “Paying” Field—The Future of Time Keeping & Billing Technology
  • Third Party Extra-Contractual Claims
  • Litigation Management Strategies and Cost Containment
  • Both Sides of the Aisle: My Professional Experience from Carrier to Panel Counsel
  • We Will Not Be Bullied . . . Carriers Have a Right to Defend Claims
  • Extra-Contractual Considerations in Adjusting COVID-19 Claims
  • Institutional Bad Faith