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Corliss Scroggins Lawson

About Corliss Lawson

About me

I am a business litigation attorney who has represented many clients nationally and internationally in complex litigation, including insurance defense, breach of contract cases, credit fraud, unfair and deceptive practices claims, products liability, premises liability, employment discrimination and mass tort actions such as toxic torts and occupational diseases. I have first-chair trial experience, substantial mediation experience, and administrative hearings,


  • “CORLISS The Trials & Triumphs of Corliss Scroggins Lawson,” Fayette Woman Magazine (cover story), February 2008
  • "Lord Bissell's Top Atlanta Attorney Leaves to Start Her Own Shop," Small Firm Business, June 2006
  • "Lawson leaves Lord Bissell, starts firm," Fulton County Daily Report (featured article), May 24, 2006
  • "Guiding Principals," ABA Journal, June 2005
  • "Corliss in Charge," Georgia Super Lawyers, March 2005
  • "Against All Odds," Who's Who in Black Atlanta (featured article), January 2005
  • "National Law Firm Selects First African American Female to Head Atlanta Office," Atlanta Christian Times Today (featured article), December 2004
  • "Lord, Bissell & Brook LLP Continues to Set the Gold Standard in its Atlanta Office," Season Magazine, Winter 2004
  • "Diversity Draws New Hires to Lord, Bissell - Lawyers Attracted by Vision of Partner-in-Charge," Fulton County Daily Report (featured article), November 2004
  • "Soaring Through the Glass Ceiling," Season Magazine, Fall 2004
  • "Diversity-Focused Law Firms," Diversity & the Bar, Minority Corporate Counsel Association, July/August 2004
  • "Former Topekan Takes Law Career to the Pinnacle," Topeka Capital-Journal, July 2004
  • "Lord, Bissell Elects First Black Female Chief in Atlanta," Fulton County Daily Report (featured article), July 8, 2004