Michael J. Athans

Partner

Atlanta, GA
D 678.399.6353 | F 770.937.9960
[email protected]

Education

  • J.D., University at Buffalo Law School
  • B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, cum laude
Overview

Mike Athans is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Professional Liability and Insurance Coverage practice. He has extensive trial and litigation experience representing insurers in bad faith and insurance coverage lawsuits, business clients in commercial and transportation lawsuits, and manufacturers or users in product liability lawsuits. He has been lead trial and litigation counsel in complex insurance and commercial disputes for domestic and foreign insurer clients including Great American Insurance Company, CNA, American Safety Insurance, RSUI, Markel and London Market Insurers. He has also published articles and given speeches on product issues, insurance coverage and construction defect topics.

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Bar Admissions

State Bar of Georgia

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

United States Supreme Court

Affiliations
  • Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • St. Thomas More Society
Awards and Recognition
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, 2021 Edition in the field of Insurance Law