Stephen H. Sparwath

Partner

Since 1986, Mr. Sparwath’s practice has focused solely on civil litigation in the fields of professional liability, premises liability, products liability, and general personal injury defense.  Throughout that time, he has defended physicians, nurses, hospitals, and all other health care providers in medical malpractice and wrongful death cases, as well as universities and national corporations in premises liability and other personal injury cases.  He has successfully defended his clients in both federal and state courts throughout the Southeast.  He has served as Regional Counsel for national corporations, and since 2011 has served as Regional Counsel for Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. defending its stores in personal injury lawsuits in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Alabama.

Mr. Sparwath has been repeatedly named as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the field of Professional Liability Defense and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Insurance Law and Personal Injury Defense.  He has been asked to give numerous seminars to hospital employees and physicians on multiple claim-related professional liability topics and has spoken at continuing legal education seminars on professional and premises liability topics.

Practice Groups

  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Liability & Health Care Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury Defense

Education

  • Catholic University School of Law, J.D.
  • Emory University, B.A.

Admissions

  • Georgia, including all state courts
  • United State District Courts, N.D. and S.D. of Georgia

Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Defense Research Institute

Honors & Awards

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America Honoree
  • Georgia Super Lawyers Honoree