Richard T. "Skip" Fulton - Alston & Bird LLP

Richard T. "Skip" Fulton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Skip Fulton is a senior member of the firm's Trial Practice, Environmental and Products Liability Litigation Groups, with special expertise in large-scale products liability and toxic tort litigation. Skip also has client relationship responsibility for some of the firm’s largest clients, including The Dow Chemical Company, Union Carbide Corporation, the Genuine Parts Company, Amvac Chemical Corporation and R. H. Macy's, Inc.

Skip has nearly 30 years of litigation, trial and appellate experience in all forms of commercial, toxic exposure and products liability cases and has participated in some of the largest toxic exposure and products liability actions of the past three decades. This experience includes representation of A.H. Robins Co. in the Dalkon Shield litigation, Playtex International in toxic shock litigation, Allied-Signal Company in friction-product asbestos litigation and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in TMJ implant litigation and Benlate fungicide litigation.


Mercer UniversityBA 1979Georgetown UniversityJ.D. 1983

Case History

  • National coordinating co-counsel for a Fortune 500 auto parts distributor for asbestos litigation.
  • Management of trial and local counsel for Union Carbide asbestos litigation.
  • Class action/multi-plaintiff toxic tort defense for The Dow Chemical Company, Flexible Products Co. and Amvac Chemical Corporation.

Office Location

One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Environmental

Other Information