Michael Sierra

Associate

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

Michael Sierra is an associate in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Mr. Sierra’s primary area of practice is general liability defense, with an emphasis on matters involving commercial liability, products liability, premises liability, and personal injury. He defends individuals and entities in all aspects of civil litigation from inception through resolution.

Mr. Sierra is a 2003 graduate of the University of Georgia and a 2006 graduate of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he earned Dean’s List honors and served as a member of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, the nation’s oldest law review dedicated to the art of trial advocacy. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Sierra was an attorney with a reputable firm in Atlanta where he represented individuals and entities in a comprehensive range of business disputes, including breach of contract and partnership conflicts, and a variety of additional matters including premises liability, fraud, insurance coverage and defense, and real estate transactions. He has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of civil litigation from initial pleadings, discovery, and motion practice through trials and appeals. Mr. Sierra also has substantial experience resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution and regularly counsels clients in litigation prevention and evaluation.

Published Opinions

  • Ciras, LLC v. Hydrajet Technology, LLC et al., 333 Ga. App. 498,773 S.E.2d 800 (2015)
  • Cost Management Group, Inc. v. Bommer, 327 Ga. App. 398, 759 S.E.2d 285 (2014)
  • Cost Management Group, Inc. v. Bommer, 327 Ga. App. 164, 755 S.E.2d 537 (2014)
  • Clark v. Life Insurance Company of North America, 950 F.Supp.2d 1348, 2013 WL 3005289 (N.D. Ga. 2013)

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Georgia
  • State Supreme Courts
    • Georgia Supreme Court
  • State Appellate Courts
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Admissions

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Awards & Honors

Georgia Rising Stars 2013, 2017, 2018

Education

Cumberland School of Law at Samford University

Juris Doctor, 2006

  • Member of American Journal of Trial Advocacy

University of Georgia

Bachelor of Science, 2003

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