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S. Bryn McDermott

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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Phone: 404-256-7417
Fax: 404-250-9355

Bryn McDermott joined Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins in 2021 and serves clients in the areas of trucking, aviation, premises, complex commercial, and construction litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McDermott defended manufacturers and distributors in high-risk products liability and toxic tort litigation.

Ms. McDermott grew up in Covington, Georgia. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Women’s Studies. She then attended Samford University, where she earned her Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law and her Master of Business Administration from Brock School of Business. During law school, Ms. McDermott was a board member of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and served on the Trial Advocacy Board. Ms. McDermott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Bar Admissions


Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
J.D.- 2013

Brock School of Business, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
M.B.A.- 2013

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
B.A. – English and Women’s Studies- 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

Published Works:

Negligent Failure to Warn Claims Against Retailers Shipping Products During COVID-19 (June 2020), available at https://www.hpylaw.com/s-bryn-mcdermott/publications/negligent-failure-to-warn-claims-against-retailers-shipping-products-during-covid-19/

Product Liability for Fabric Face Mask Manufacturers During COVID-19 (May 2020), available at https://www.hpylaw.com/s-bryn-mcdermott/publications/product-liability-for-fabric-mask-manufacturers-during-covid-19/

Square Peg, Round Hole: Common Sense v. Precedent in the Battle Over the Standard of Review for Hearsay Rulings, 36 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 3 (2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Georgia, Member

Atlanta Bar Association, Member

Defense Research Institute, Member

Charitable & Civic Involvement:

Junior League of Atlanta, Member