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I grew up in Valley Stream, NY but have lived in Atlanta since 1977.   I live in the intown neighborhood of Inman Park and have 2 children, 24 and 21.  I am proud of the work we have done representing injured workers in Georgia since 1986.


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%



Contingent (25%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Darren M. Tobin

    Tom is one of the LEADING workers compensation lawyers in the State. I know Tom on both a personal and professional level. Without hesitation I can say with full sincerity that Tom is a great man. That's both in the sense of his skills as an attorney and his integrity as a friend. I wholly endorse Tom and his firm.


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  • Louis Buisch Lusk Jr.

    I endorse Tom Holder. I have known and worked with Tom for many years, and I highly recommend him as a skilled workers compensation attorney.


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Contact info

Long & Holder, LLP

260 Peachtree St., NW
Suite 2401
Atlanta, GA, 30303


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
FellowKnights of the Bar2016
FellowThe College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLong & Holder, LLP1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy GroupSecretary2015 - Present
Georgia Injured Workers AdvocatesExecutive Committee2015 - Present
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy GroupBoard Member2013 - Present
Old War Horse Lawyers ClubMember2007 - Present
Atlanta Bar FoundationCharter Lifetime Fellow2006 - Present
Lawyers' Foundation of GeorgiaFellow2005 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee of the Workers' Compensation SectionMember1992 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember1988 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation SectionMember1986 - Present
State Bar of Georgia Workers' Compensation SectionMember1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationProgram Co-chair LEL Section2014 - 2015
Atlanta Bar AssociationChairman, Lawyer Referral and Information Service2007 - 2008
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationAssociate Editor, The Verdict2000 - 2007
State Bar of Georgia Workers' CompensationChair2000 - 2001
Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation SectionFounding Chair1986 - 1989
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Injured Worker vs. Employer/Insurer$450,000 plus medical bills
Injured Worker vs. Employer/Insurer1,000,000 plus a $382,922.00 MSA
Client vs. Employer/Insurer300,000 plus a 200,000 MSA
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Georgia WC Section Newsletter“New Circumstances, New Injury? Defining the conceptual limits of the ‘fictional’ new accident”2010
gaworkerscomp.comTraveling Employees1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Case Western Reserve UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Case Western Reserve UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Lancaster UniversityN/AN/A1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Agents' ConferenceWorkers' Compensation Legal Issues2016
ADR in the Workers' Compensation ArenaDeath Claims: A Strategy for Determining Dependency Benefits2016
WC Midwinter Seminar and ConferenceEmployee Conference Co-chair2015
SeminarMock Trial; DeCATting an Over 65 Year Old Injured Worker2015
Complex Workers' Compensation IssuesAdvanced Workers' Compensation2014
Annual ConferenceThe 400 Week Medical Cap2014
Annual ConferenceModerator2014
Regional SeminarClaims Handling2013
Labor and Employment Law Conference"Workers' Compensation: Global Washout Agreements"2012
Annual SeminarDeath Claims: A Strategy for Determining Dependency Benefits2012
Annual SeminarDeath Claims: A Strategy for Determining Dependency Benefits2012
Workers’ Compensation for the General PractitionerProfessionalism-A Primer on Practicing Before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation2011
Winning Settlement StrategiesCalculation of Compensation Ratings and Settlements in Workers’ Compensation Cases2011
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLPSettling Your CAT Case-The End Result2011
Professional Rehab Suppliers of Georgia Annual SeminarHot Topics in Workers' Compensation2011
Georgia Public Schools WC Administrators Annual ConferenceLitigation Techniques for the Difficult Workers’ Compensation Case2011
Workers' Compensation InstituteCo-chair2010
NBI SeminarAdvanced Workers' Compensation2010
Workers' Compensation InstituteRecent Decisions of the Appellate Division2009
Jungle FeverHot Topics in Workers' Compensation2009
Annual SeminarWorkers’ Compensation and Employment Law2009
Annual SeminarProfessionalism2009
Annual SeminarThe Never Ending Change in Condition vs. Fictional New Accident Saga2009
AALNC LuncheonWorkers' Compensation and the LNCs Role2009
NBI SeminarAdvanced Workers' Compensation2008
State Board of Workers' Compensation Annual SeminarIf It's Personal, It's None of Your Business2007
NBI SeminarAdvanced Workers' Compensation2007
NBI SeminarAdvanced Workers' Compensation2006
Georgia Workers' Compensation PracticePreparing a Case for the Claimant2003