Insurance Coverage and Litigation Solutions

Practice Areas

Gilson Athans P.C. is a litigation boutique firm that serves as counsel for Fortune companies and represents a range of business entities on matters including general liability defense, business litigation, intellectual property litigation, professional negligence, real estate litigation and personal injury defense.

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Insurance Coverage

Gilson Athans provides coverage advice to insurers across the U.S. and beyond.  Our attorneys have extensive experience advising clients with respect to complex insurance coverage issues in connection with a variety of high-stakes claims, including with respect to commercial general liability, commercial automobile, professional liability, employment practices liability, directors and officers, and commercial property policies.


We have a broad range of experience in commercial litigation matters involving a wide variety of industry groups.  Whether representing a local family-owned business or a Fortune 100 Company, our attorneys are geared to work efficiently and responsively.


Employment law

The Firm offers reasonably-priced retainer arrangements to permit designated individuals in your organization to obtain advice and counseling on general employment matters. Our Firm has been retained by employers and insurance carriers to represent the interests of the employer in matters pending in both State and Federal Courts.


Insurance defense

Gilson Athans defends insureds, self-insureds, and insurance companies in all areas of litigation.


Intellectual Property

Litigation involving intellectual property (IP) rights often is complex. At Gilson Athans P.C., our team of award-winning IP lawyers and litigators have extensive experience handling complex cases in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States.


Product liability

Gilson Athans represents a whole range of clients in the defense of product liability claims.  Our product liability attorneys understand the seriousness of any product liability claim on any sized business.


professional negligence

We defend professional malpractice claims against doctors, lawyers, engineers, psychologists, nurses and other licensed professionals, but the scope of our practice in this area is much broader than that.


Toxic torts

Gilson Athans has defended over two hundred lawsuits filed by individuals alleging injuries from exposure to various toxic chemicals.  We have prepared numerous toxic tort cases for trial and have obtained defense verdicts in the cases we have tried.



Gilson Athans represents railroad, trucking, shipping, logistic and intermodal companies throughout the state of Georgia and the Southeast.  The claims we evaluate and defend typically involve catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and significant property damage.


workers' compensation defense

Gilson Athans represents employers, insurers, self-insureds and servicing agents in the defense of workers' compensation claims all over Georgia.  Our lawyers represent the interests of clients in every corner of Georgia before Administrative Law Judges and the State Board of Workers Compensation in Atlanta.


Gilson Athans has a reputation for providing the high quality legal representation traditionally found at larger firms. Gilson Athans's attorneys have been repeatedly recognized in Martindale Hubbell (AV rating), Best Lawyers, Georgia Trend Legal Elite, and Georgia Super Lawyers as being among the top 5% of lawyers in Georgia. Our agility allows us to invest in our relationships with select clients so that we become experts on their business and are equipped to respond flexibly and efficiently to their needs with a diverse team of experienced attorneys.