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Attorney

Robert L. Berry

Robert L. Berry is a senior partner of Brinson Askew Berry. Bob's medical malpractice, professional and insurance defense enjoys a strong reputation throughout the state. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, served on the executive committee of the State Bar of Georgia from 1994-96, and was recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer, a joint project of Law & Politics Magazine and Atlanta Magazine. He represents such clients as MagMutual Insurance Company, Darlington School, News Publishing Company, Redmond Regional Medical Center (Hospital Corporation of America), and The Brugg North America Companies.

Active in many local organizations, he has served as President of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, and as a Board Member of the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority, Redmond Regional Medical Center, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Darlington School, and Greater Rome Bank. Bob has been extensively involved in industrial and business development, and in promoting a regional emphasis for recruitment and an awareness of industrial, business and educational concerns throughout the area.

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia (J.D., 1973)
    Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA (B.A., 1968)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia, 1973 
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia 
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations

  • Rome Bar Association, 1973-Present
    President, 1977-1978
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, Health Law Section, 1994-Present
    Executive Committee
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1992-1994
    Trustee
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, Master

Community Involvement

  • Greater Rome Bank,
    Founding Director
  • Emory University, 1999-2005 
    Board of Visitors
  • Darlington School, 1998-2005 
    Board of Trustees
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College
    Board of Directors, Chairman 2009-2010
  • Redmond Regional Medical Center, 1980-Present
    Board of Trustees
  • Exchange Club of Rome
    President, 1978
  • Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce
    President, 1989
  • Rome-Floyd County Development Authority, 1989
  • Leadership Georgia, 1987
  • Leadership Rome, 1984
  • Coosa Country Club, Director 1985
  • St. Peters Episcopal Church
    Vestryman and Senior Warden, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013, 2014
  • Eagle Scout
  • Gridiron Secret Society
    University of Georgia