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Evan M. Altman

Mr. Altman concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate law, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability and general litigation. Mr. Altman’s prior experience before opening his law practice included a position as Assistant Vice President with a Wall Street corporate consulting firm. He had primary responsibility for over 100 corporate reorganization (stock repurchase) transactions of publicly held corporations and developed significant experience in the area of corporate governance (election of corporate officers).

Prior to his experience as a corporate consultant on Wall Street, Mr. Altman served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he concentrated in white collar and business crime matters. As a special Agent, he received five letters of commendation and served in Atlanta, Las Vegas, and New York City.

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia
EDUCATION
  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. – 1982
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
    • B.A. – 1979
    • Honors: Certificate, Law and Society Program
    • Major: Economics
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, Banking and Corporate Law Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member, Legal and Medical Liaison Committee
  • DeKalb Bar Association, Member
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Member
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Chairman, 2000 – 2001
PRO BONO ACTIVITIES
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Attorney, Fulton County Juvenile Court, appointed to handle cases on behalf of indigent clients
  • Atlanta Mens’ Senior Baseball League

Judgement and Settlement History

Medical malpractice Failure to diagnose cervical cancer  $1.8 million

Medical malpractice complications from lower torso surgery  $1.5 million

Medical malpractice death of mother during delivery of baby $450,000

Medical malpractice operation on wrong part of lower extremity with no life threatening results $150,000

Aviation crash case where family of flight attendant died as a result of the crash $920,000

Premise liability wrongful shooting death in parking garage due to overzealous security guard $2.0 million

Premises liability attempted rape and attack at apartment complex  $750,000

Premise liability attempted rape and attack at apartment complex undisclosed amount to settle due to confidentiality

Premises liability wrongful death to young prison inmate undisclosed amount to settle due to confidentiality

Suit on Contract against Life Insurance Company for withholding death benefit  $450,000

Auto wreck case where defendant had diabetic episode just prior to collision killing client $4 million

Auto wreck case where defendant was on his cell phone at time of collision, massive facial injury to Plaintiff $585,000

Settlement on Employment case where client who needed the job due to having a disabled child was raped by her superior over several months and was about to sign away her rights for $50,000  before contacting our firm settlement $380,000

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