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Otto F. Feil

Otto F. Feil III

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Consumer Protection, Intellectual Property

About Me

Otto F. Feil, a native of Atlanta, obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Yale University in 1973. He attended law school at the University of Georgia where he obtained his law degree, magna cum laude, in 1976. While at the University of Georgia, Otto served as Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Law Review, and he was named a member of the Order of the Coif.


 


In 1976, Otto joined the Atlanta firm of Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman & Ashmore, where he practiced in the litigation and banking sections of that firm. In 1979, Otto left the larger firm to join Tom Chorey and John Taylor in the newly established firm that would become Chorey, Taylor & Feil.


 


Otto is a trial lawyer with more than thirty years' experience. He has litigated numerous cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has appeared on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in a broad variety of litigation disputes. Although his litigation practice is not limited to any narrow area, he has particularly strong experience with respect to complex business disputes, including disputes involving contracts, business torts, fraud, intellectual property, securities, franchising, finance, and commercial real estate. He also has litigated numerous adversary proceedings and contested matters in bankruptcy cases.


In addition to his litigation practice, Otto has throughout his career advised clients with respect to a wide range of business and financial matters. These matters include representation concerning creditors' rights, business reorganizations, and workouts, where Otto draws upon his extensive experience in business bankruptcy cases and commercial banking.


 


Otto also advises manufacturers and other businesses concerning issues pertaining to distribution, marketing, and government regulation. Such matters include representation with respect to dealer agreements, product warranties, franchising, and dealer terminations.


 


Otto also has experience in the area of Sports and Entertainment. Otto has represented athletes and entertainers on a broad variety of matters over the years. He and the firm currently represent the nation's largest professional wrestling organization as regional counsel.


 

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Languages Spoken: German

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Intellectual Property: 20%
  2. Consumer Protection: 20%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • John Lloyd Watkins

    Otto and I have worked together on a number of matters, and I value his opinion and input greatly. He truly is a "lawyer's lawyer" and is a great legal thinker.

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    John Watkins Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Thomas L. McLain

    Otto has a wonderful legal mind and is a marvelous litigator. The fact that he has been teaching trial advocacy to other lawyers since 1992 speaks volumes about his skill levels. He is someone I would want on my litigation team if I was invovled in a lawsuit. I endorse Otto without hesitation.

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    Thomas McLain Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Chorey, Taylor & Feil, A Professional Corporation

3399 Peachtree, NE
Suite 1700, The Lenox Building
Atlanta, GA, 30326-1148

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197606/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Georgia Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Georgia Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Georgia Super LawyerN/A2007
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1997
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1995
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1994
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1993
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1992
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1991
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1990
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1989
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1988
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell1987
Order of the CoifUniversity of Georgia School of Law1976
Editor-in-ChiefGeorgia Law Review1976

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderChorey, Taylor & Feil, A Professional Corporation1979 - Present
N/ATroutman Sanders1976 - 1979

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1976 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaBar MemberN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitBar MemberN/A
State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Georgia, Creditors' Rights SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Georgia, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of CourtMasterN/A
United States District Court for the Middle District of GeorgiaBar MemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia, AthensLawJD - Juris Doctor, magna cum laude1976
Yale UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
28th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2009
27th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2008
26th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2007
25th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2006
24th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2005
23rd Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2004
22nd Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2003
21st Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2002
20th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills2001
19th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1999
18th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1998
17th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1997
16th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1996
15th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1995
14th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1994
13th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1993
12th Annual National Trial Advocacy CollegeTrial Advocacy Skills1992