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Michael L. Goldberg is a partner in the law firm of Fried Rogers Goldberg, LLC. He solely represents victims suffering catastrophic personal injuries or wrongful death in the areas of vehicular accidents, trucking collisions, premises liability, medical malpractice, constitutional rights, and products liability. He obtained a Political Science degree from Mercer University in 1994 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1997. Michael was named as a Rising Star Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine in 2007 and 2008 and was recognized as one of the Legal Elite by Georgia Trends in 2007. He is a frequent speaker at legal seminars and has published several articles for the Georgia Bar Journal, the Verdict magazine and AAJ publications. He is the co-author of Understanding Motor Carrier Claims, now in its 3rd edition. He is a member of several civic and legal organizations including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Atlanta Bar Association, the DeKalb Bar Association, and the Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta, and has served as the President of the North Metro Trial Lawyer’s Association (2006-2008), Atlanta Bar Association ACYL President (2009), Co-Chair of the Judicial Liason Committee (2002-2006), the YLD Co-Director of Continuing Legal Education (2004), ACYL Board of Directors (2005), ACYL Treasurer (2006), ACYL Secretary (2007), ACYL Vice-President (2008), Barrister with the Lamar Inn of Courts (2000-2002) and faculty at the Kessler Eidson Emory Law School Trial Techniques Program (2002-2007). His firm maintains a trucking law website at


Practice areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 50%
    18 years, 100 cases
  2. Slip and Fall: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%



Contingent (33-45%)

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  • Nathaniel Fincher Hansford

    I endorse Michael. He is a superb attorney with a great reputation.. Michael looks out for his clients' best interests. He also obtains great results.


    Nathaniel Hansford Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Kenneth E Berger

    Michael and his firm are known across the nation for their exemplary work in trucking and other catastrophic accidents. Not only is Michael an excellent trial lawyer, but a good man. If you want to ensure a trucking case is properly handled from intake to trial, I don't think you can do better than to have Michael on your side.


    Kenneth Berger Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC

3560 Lenox Road, N.E.
Suite. 1250
Atlanta, GA, 30326-4275


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199701/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyer Rising StarAtlanta Magazine2008
SuperLawyer Rising StarAtlanta Magazine2007
Legal EliteGeorgia Trends2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Catastrophic Injury AttorneyFried Rogers Goldberg LLC2008 - Present
Catastrophic Injury AttorneyRogers & Goldberg, LLC2006 - 2008
Personal Injury AttorneyStrawinski & Goldberg2000 - 2005
AssociateDennis, Corry & Porter1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association ACYLPresident2009 - 2010
Atlanta Bar Association ACYLVice-President2008 - 2009
Atlanta Bar Association ACYLSecretary2007 - 2008
North Metro Trial Lawyer’s AssociationPresident2006 - 2008
Atlanta Bar Association ACYLTreasurer2006 - 2007
State Bar of Georgia YLDCo-Director of CLE2004 - 2005
Emory University, Kessler Eidson Trial Skills ClinicFaculty2002 - 2008
State Bar of Georgia YLDCo-Chair Judicial Liason Committee2002 - 2006
Lamar Inn of CourtsBarrister2000 - 2002
Lawyer's Club of AtlantaMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
DeKalb Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Understanding Motor Carrier Claims, Third EditionUnderstanding Motor Carrier Claims, Third Edition2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997