Seth M. Friedman

Partner

  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Suite 2900
    Atlanta, GA 30309

Seth Friedman is a partner in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Practices. Mr. Friedman has extensive experience claim counseling and litigating in a wide variety of insurance coverage areas including: general liability, pollution, construction defect, first party property, fidelity, employment, professional liability, errors & omissions, public entity liability, surplus lines, asbestos and toxic torts. He also handles extra-contractual claims and suits.

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Community Activities

Member of Anti-Defamation League's Civil Rights Committee

Publications

  • Co-author, the Georgia chapter DRI Duty to Defend Compendium. The Compendium addresses the latest developments on topics regarding a liability insurer's duty to defend, including what triggers that duty, what is the scope of that duty, when is there a right to independent counsel and what types of proceedings require a defense, for each of the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Canada
  • ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Coverage Committee CLE Seminar: Waiving Goodbye to Coverage Defenses: Litigating the Effect of Denial Letters, 2015
  • ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Coverage Committee CLE Seminar: A Survey of Recent Case Law Regarding Whether Faulty Workmanship an “Occurrence” in a CGL Policy, 2013
  • The Seminar Group-Insurance in the Construction Industry: A Survey of Recent Decision on Insurance Coverage for Construction Defects, 2013
  • ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Coverage Committee CLE Seminar “Clear as Mud: Legislating the Definition of “Occurrence” in a CGL Policy”, 2012
  • "Assessing Coverage Issues under Additional Insured Endorsements,"​ Coverage, Vol 19, Number 6, November/December 2009
  • Co-author, ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar "Digging for the Truth – Coverage Issues for Soil Vapor Intrusion Under a Commercial General Liability Policy", 2008

Offices Held

Co-chair, Energy Sub-committee for ABA's Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee

Professional Presentations

Speaker at the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar from 2010-2015. He also presented at The Seminar Group’s Insurance in the Construction Industry: General Liability Insurance for Construction Defect Claims, 2013

Admissions

Georgia

Tennessee

North Carolina

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee

U.S. District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Associations

  • Member of DRI
  • Member of CLM
  • Member of ABA's Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee

Awards & Honors

Georgia Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Education

Georgia State College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2004

Emory University

Bachelor of Arts, 2001

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