Ernest LaMont Greer

Ernest LaMont Greer

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Recognized since 2013

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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Ernest Greer's practice consists of the representation of clients in various complex litigation matters, including class action litigation, construction, contracts (suits on account and guarantee/indemnity agreements), trademarks, products liability, employment, partnership disputes and other commercial litigation matters. Ernest has wide-ranging trial experience representing clients in multimillion-dollar actions in complex commercial litigation.


  • Terminus 200, Suite 2500
    3333 Piedmont Road, NE
    Atlanta, GA 30305


  • Harvard University, AB, graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia


  • Buckhead Coalition - Member
  • Center for Civil & Human Rights, Board of Directors - Board Member
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce - First attorney Chairman
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. - Member
  • Rotary Club of Atlanta - Member
  • Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Kappa Boulé) - Member
  • The National Association of Guardsmen, Inc., Atlanta Chapter - Member
  • The Woodruff Arts Center, Board of Trustees - Board Member

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Commercial Litigation


  • Atlanta Daily World, "Attorney Ernest Greer Gives the Keys to Business Success," 2001
  • Georgia Trend magazine, "40 Under 40: Meet Georgia's Rising Stars," 2002
  • Daily Report, "16 To Watch - On The Rise," 2003
  • Atlanta Tribune magazine, "Law and Order," 2003
  • CATALYST magazine, "Supporting Atlanta's Minority Entrepreneurs," 2004
  • "Father of the Year," Father's Day Council, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, 2006
  • "Boss of the Year," Atlanta Chapter of NALS, Inc., 2006
  • "NFL Alumni 2007 Difference Maker Award," Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2007
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Who's Who in Law," 2007
  • Chambers USA Guide, 2009
  • "Father of the Year," Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc., 2011
  • Who's Who in Black Atlanta, 13th edition, 2011
  • "MCCA Rainmaker" Award, 2012
  • Business to Business magazine, "IMPACT Leader" Award, 2012
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Who's Who in Law and Accounting," 2012
  • Georgia Trend magazine, "Legal Elite," 2008-2013
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007-2013
  • Super Lawyers "Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia," 2011, 2013
  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2005-2006
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, "100 Most Influential Atlantans," 2012-2013

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Belief in Change

by Eva Saviano

Greenberg Traurig’s Ernest LaMont Greer challenges the status quo, in the office and out of it.

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