Michael V. Profit

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Michael V. Profit

Attorney at Law


Michael V. Profit is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and his practice is concentrated on medical malpractice and professional liability, general liability, and appellate matters.

Before joining Hall Booth Smith in 2018, Michael was a staff attorney for Judge Jason T. Harper in Henry County State Court. He was also a project attorney at an Atlanta law firm where he compiled privilege logs, reviewed documents for confidentiality and responsiveness, and catalogued records for mass tort cases. He was also a judicial intern for Judge Susan E. Edlein in Fulton County State Court and a legal intern at the DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office.

Michael earned a Master of Laws from Emory University, where he was managing editor of the Emory International Law Review. He completed a Juris Doctor Elon University and there was managing editor of the Elon Law Review. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government with a minor in International Studies from Elon University. He currently serves as an Elon Law Alumni Ambassador.



State Courts:

  • Georgia


  • J.D., Elon University
  • LL.M., Emory University
  • B.A., Political Science and Government, Elon University


  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division

In the Press

Vaccinate All Educators by April 2021? Acceleration of COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout in Georgia Through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program

Written by: Jacquelyn S. Clarke and Michael V. Profit On March 2, 2021, President Biden announced an expansion to the existing protocols governing rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, through which a goal newly prioritized by the federal government was announced: provide first-shot vaccination, by the end of March 2021, of pre-K through twelfth grade educators,

How “Open and Obvious” Begets “Plain and Palpable”: Appeals Court Rules for State University in Premises Suit

Written by: Jacquelyn S. Clarke, Esq. and Michael V. Profit, Esq. “Plain, palpable, and undisputed”: that phrase’s appearance in both briefs to the court supporting or opposing, or court orders on, motions for summary judgment underscores the challenge faced by the moving party. Without a settled factual basis, supported by law, summary judgment cannot be