Stuart Fallin Sumner

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Stuart Fallin Sumner

Attorney at Law


Stuart Fallin Sumner is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and he focuses his practice on government liability and government affairs. He represents municipalities, government divisions, government officials, and administrators in a wide range of liability claims and constitutional law matters.

Before joining Hall Booth Smith, he worked for a firm in Savannah for several years where he concentrated on government liability work. He has also represented clients in personal injury and business litigation defense. Earlier in his career, Stuart had a judicial externship and summer clerkship for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He also had a summer clerkship with the Honorable P. Harris Hines, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Stuart interned with United States Senator Saxby Chambliss and United States Representative Lynn Westmoreland, and formerly served on the University of Virginia Honor Counsel acting as an oral advocate when students faced alleged Honor Code violations.

Stuart earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia.



State Courts:

  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia
  • B.A., History, University of Virginia


  • Central Baptist Church

In the Press

Hall Booth Smith adds Four Associates in Atlanta

ATLANTA – March 15, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is delighted to add four new associates in its Atlanta headquarters office as the firm expands to better serve clients on medical malpractice, general liability and a wide range of other matters. Alex Kinzinger focuses her practice on health care and medical malpractice litigation