Ron Coleman is an accomplished trial lawyer who thrives in big, complex cases. Throughout his more than 30-year career, Ron has helped clients successfully resolve all manner of legal disputes, whether via negotiation, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, or appeal. Whether representing a plaintiff or defendant, his creative, sophisticated approach to resolving disputes is designed to help his clients reach the best possible outcomes consistent with their business goals.
Ron represents manufacturers, technology companies, franchisors, and other clients in a variety of commercial, intellectual property, and product liability cases. His intellectual property experience includes trade secret, trademark, copyright, and patent infringement matters. Ron also regularly represents national franchisors in all manner of disputes, including disputes with franchisees and claims arising from competition between franchise systems.
Ron invests in learning about his clients and focuses on helping them navigate business-defining disputes. He is particularly proud that he has developed a group of long-standing litigation clients, some of which he has worked with for more than 20 years.
As a testament to his tenacity and the results he achieves, Ron is often called upon to handle the biggest, most complex litigation matters facing businesses in the Southeast.
- Georgia, 1986
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1986, with honors; Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal
- Duke University, A.B., 1983, cum laude