Marissa A. Dunn


Atlanta, GA
D 770.818.4243


Bachelor of Science, Honors (B.S.,H.) Berry College (magna cum laude)

Juris Doctor (J.D.) Stetson University College of Law (cum laude)

Interdisciplinary Teams

Accountants Liability

Real Estate


Marissa Dunn is an Associate at Freeman, Mathis and Gary, LLP Atlanta office. Ms. Dunn is Gwinnett native. She attended Berry College (Rome, Georgia) and graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law (Tampa Bay, FL) in 2017.

While at Stetson, she was a fierce competitor on the Moot Court team, winning numerous first, second, and third place oral and written advocacy titles against 180 competing schools in the New York City Bar National Moot Court Competition. She was also involved in the Honors Program and volunteered as a child advocate for children in DFCS custody.  She also interned for Honorable Susan C. Bucklew (a federal judge) and with an Atlanta area prosecutor’s office, trying five criminal cases as lead prosecutor while a law student.  Upon graduation, Marissa was selected and inaugurated into the Order of Barristers, the top advocacy honor which is bestowed upon a limited selection of graduating law students and practicing lawyers who demonstrate exceptional skill in trial advocacy, oral advocacy, and brief writing. 

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Bar Admissions


Georgia Superior Courts and Georgia Court of Appeals

Middle District of Georgia

Northern District of Georgia

Southern District of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia


Peachtree Society (Program Graduate, class of 2019)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Tomorrow’s Leaders Young Professionals Program (Atlanta Chapter), Leadership Councilmember (2020-2021)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Tomorrow’s Leaders Young Professionals Program (Atlanta Chapter), Co-Chair (2022-2023)

Order of Barristers

Client Successes
Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

  • 2023-2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America
  • Order of Barristers Member
  • Michael P. Allen Award for Excellence and Professionalism
  • Judge Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
  • Highest Grade Designation (“book award”): Federal Civil Procedure
  • Highest Grade Designation (“book award”): Trial Advocacy
  • Highest Grade Designation (“book award”): Media Law
  • 2019 “Peachtree Society Honoree” outstanding young professional in Atlanta
Classes/Seminars Taught
  • Lunch and Learn Speaker: 2023 Insurance Coverage Year Review, South and Central States (March 2024)
  • FMG Webinar Presenter: A Year of AI (November 2023)