Edward Bresee, Jr joined the firm in 1991 and has been an equity partner since 1998. His national practice includes aviation litigation, subrogation litigation, construction litigation, products liability litigation, first-party property, and insurance coverage. Prior to joining the firm, he served three years as an Assistant District Attorney where he gained invaluable and extensive courtroom experience trying felony criminal cases. Mr. Bresee has tried over 40 jury trials in various state and federal courts. He has been voted as one of Georgia Super Lawyers every year since 2016.
Mr. Bresee has lectured frequently in Georgia and throughout the country on topics including aviation litigation, insurance subrogation and bad faith law. He was honored to deliver the 2006 keynote address at the 2006 SMU Air Law Symposium. He has been a trial techniques instructor at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy held annually at Emory University. Mr. Bresee has also lectured at seminars sponsored by the Aviation Section of the Georgia Bar Association and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals. Mr. Bresee has authored numerous articles including “Recent Developments in Aviation Law” (Spring 2006 Journal of Air Law and Commerce) and “The Role of the Transportation Security Administration in Aviation Litigation” (October 25, 2007 Georgia CLE Seminar).
In the field of aviation, Mr. Bresee represents airports, airlines, aircraft owners, fixed base operators, pilots, manufacturers, maintenance facilities, and insurers. He also represents insurers in subrogation cases arising from catastrophic fire and water losses, and represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in construction-related contract and tort disputes.
Areas of Practice
Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
Products Liability Litigation
Emory University School of Law
, Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. – 1988
University of Texas, Austin, Texas
B.A. – 1984
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers: 2016 – 2022
“Recent Developments in Aviation Law”, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Spring 2006.
“The Role of the Transportation Security Administration in Aviation Litigation”, Georgia CLE Seminar, October 25, 2007
- Trial Techniques Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Emory University
- Lecturer, Aviation Section of the Georgia Bar Association
- Lecturer, National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Professional Associations and Memberships
Atlanta Bar Association, Member
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member
Aviation Insurance Association, Member