Lyle Griffin Warshauer


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Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

As the Senior Partner and Co-founder of Warshauer Law Group with her husband, Michael, Attorney Lyle Griffin Warshauer has devoted her career to aggressively representing clients who have been severely injured due to the recklessness of others. Since 1996, Lyle has become known as a gifted legal writer and strategist. She is a passionate trial lawyer, constitutional scholar, and a highly-regarded appellate advocate.

Lyle manages the appellate practice at the firm and is Warshauer Law Group’s leading medical malpractice attorney. Known for her constant pursuit of excellence, Lyle is equally at home writing sophisticated legal briefs or going up against a large corporation. She frequently speaks on a variety of legal topics, both locally and nationally, and is often quoted in the news media.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1993
  • Alabama, 1993
  • Tennessee, 2004
  • United States Supreme Court, 1997
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1995
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 2009
  • United States District Court for the Northern District, 1993
  • United States District Court for the Southern District, 1995


  • “Prepping Your Expert,” Trial (September 2012)
  • “Now that Georgia is a Daubert State, . . . . Some Practical Suggestions,” Verdict (Summer 2009)
  • Featured in The Cumberland Lawyer, Fall 2008, “Women in Law: Finding a Level Playing Field.” (J. Mark Baggett, Contributing Editor)
  • “How to Survive A Hospital Stay,” The Albany Journal, September 13, 2007.
  • “Newborn Metabolic Screening: Adequate Medical Care Begins Here,” Section Connection, AAJ Professional Negligence, Vol. 14, No. 2, (Winter 2007)
  • “Interview with Georgia Supreme Court Justice George H. Carley,” Verdict Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring 2004)
  • Subrogation Update, Verdict (Spring 2002)
  • “Medical Malpractice: Year in Review,” Verdict, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter 2000)
  • “The Paralegal’s Role in the Business of Law,” Verdict (Spring, 2000)
  • “Medical Malpractice: Year in Review,” Verdict, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Winter 1999)
  • “Medical Malpractice in the Era of Managed Care,” Verdict, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring 1998)
  • “A Glimmer of Hope for State Sovereignty: The Supreme Court Limits Federal Regulations of Radioactive Waste Disposal,” 23 Cumb. L. Rev. 655 (1993)

Papers & Presentations

  • The Benefits of Using Focus Groups In Medical Malpractice Cases (GTLA Annual Convention, Professional Negligence Section, May 2013)
  • Federal Court Medical Malpractice (AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, July 2013)
  • Using Focus Groups to Prepare for Trial (GTLA, Tort Cases Workshop, March 2013)
  • Superstar Personal Injury Lawyers: Best Verdicts of 1012, Burchfield v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (ICLE, January 2013)
  • Preparing Experts to Minimize the Risks of a Successful Challenge (GTLA, Annual Seminar, May 2012
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal (GTLA, Tort Cases: Start to Finish, March 2012
  • Preparing Experts to Minimize the Risks of a Successful Challenge (AAJ, Winter Convention, Phoenix, AZ, February 2012)
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal (GTLA, Getting Your Case Ready for Trial, November 2011)
  • Legal Obstacles in Dram Shop Cases (ICLE, Civil Prosecutions of DUI and Dram Shop Cases in Georgia, September 2011)
  • Daubert Issues in Motor Vehicle Cases (GTLA Annual Conven


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1993
    • J.D., magna cum laude
    • Cumberland Law Review, Copy Editor, 1992 – 1993
  • National Center for Paralegal Training, 1987
  • Furman University, 1987
    • B.A.

Honors & Certifications

  • Guardian of Justice Award, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Super Lawyer, 2006-2014
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Medical Malpractice, (20th ed. 2013)
  • Certified Mediator, 2002
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, since 2002
  • Advocate, National College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2000
  • Curia Honoris
  • Phi Kappa Phi

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
    • Leaders Forum
    • Pac-M Club
    • Professional Negligence Section
    • Traumatic Brain Injury Section
    • Birth Trauma Litigation Group
    • Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group
    • Appellate Litigation Group
    • AAJ Press Advisory Group, 2012-present
    • Co-Coordinator, Southeastern Regional Competition, AAJ Law Student Trial
    • Advocacy Competition, 2007 & 2009
    • AAJ Law School Liaison to Emory University and Georgia State University
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Parliamentarian (2016-present)
    • AAJ Women’s Caucus Delegate
    • Champion Member
    • Editorial Board,Verdict Magazine
    • Editor, 2009-2012
    • Member, Amicus Committee
    • Member, Legislative Committee
    • Chair, Constitutional Challenge Committee, 2005-2010
    • Past-Chair, Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section
  • Civil Justice PAC of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board Member 2005-2011
    • Executive Board/Secretary, 2007-2010
  • American Bar Association
    • Tort Trial and Insurance Law Section
  • Georgia Consumer Justice Foundation
  • Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society
  • Atlanta Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Small Firm Section
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
    • Past Member, Judicial Review Committee
    • Past Member, Legislative Committee
  • American Constitution Society
  • National Brain Injury Association
  • Georgia Brain Injury Association
  • Eleventh Circuit Historical Society
  • Public Citizen
  • Georgia Bar Association
    • Legislative Advisory Board, 2012-present
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association

Personal Life

A proud mom of five, Lyle enjoys spending time with family. Describing herself as a soccer mom, avid runner, and regular volunteer in the legal and local community, Lyle is a modern-day renaissance woman.

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