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Ryland S. Avery

Ryland S. Avery
191 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ryland S. Avery is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and he focuses his practice on a wide range of insurance coverage disputes and general liability matters.

He worked as a summer associate at HBS in 2019, and completed another summer associate engagement at a boutique firm in Atlanta the year prior. He also worked as a case manager for personal injury lawsuits at a large Atlanta plaintiff’s litigation firm, where he managed more than 100 cases and settled at least a half dozen cases on average each month.

Ryland earned a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Mercer University School of Law. He worked on the Mercer Law Review, served for two years as the treasurer of the Black Law Student Association’s Mercer chapter and competed in the Charleston School of Law Moot Court Competition.

He also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at Emory University. During his undergraduate studies, Ryland charted Emory’s chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, one of nine historically African American fraternities and sororities. He served as President of the chapter, and was recognized as Chapter President of the Year by Emory’s Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life. Ryland also volunteered with the DeKalb County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

 

ADMITTED

  • Georgia state courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., cum laude, Mercer University School of Law
  • B.A., Emory University

Recognitions

  • Chapter President of the Year – Emory’s Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life
ATLANTA – Jan. 6, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to welcome five new associate attorneys to its offices in Georgia as
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Ryland S. Avery is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and he focuses his practice on a wide range of insurance coverage disputes and general liability matters.

He worked as a summer associate at HBS in 2019, and completed another summer associate engagement at a boutique firm in Atlanta the year prior. He also worked as a case manager for personal injury lawsuits at a large Atlanta plaintiff’s litigation firm, where he managed more than 100 cases and settled at least a half dozen cases on average each month.

Ryland earned a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Mercer University School of Law. He worked on the Mercer Law Review, served for two years as the treasurer of the Black Law Student Association’s Mercer chapter and competed in the Charleston School of Law Moot Court Competition.

He also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at Emory University. During his undergraduate studies, Ryland charted Emory’s chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, one of nine historically African American fraternities and sororities. He served as President of the chapter, and was recognized as Chapter President of the Year by Emory’s Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life. Ryland also volunteered with the DeKalb County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

 

ADMITTED

  • Georgia state courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., cum laude, Mercer University School of Law
  • B.A., Emory University

Recognitions

  • Chapter President of the Year – Emory’s Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life
ATLANTA – Jan. 6, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to welcome five new associate attorneys to its offices in Georgia as
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