Michelle L. McClafferty

Michelle L. McClafferty

Lawrence & Bundy LLC

Recognized since 2022

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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As an experienced litigator, Michelle counsels corporate and individual clients regarding risk management and pre-suit strategy, in addition to providing representation at all phases of litigation in state and federal court, from commencement through appeal. Michelle represents clients in consumer and commercial arbitration proceedings.

Michelle’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, primarily in the areas of product and premises liability, insurance claims and coverage matters, and business disputes. She regularly represents clients in high-stakes cases alleging catastrophic injury and substantial property loss. Her representative product liability and personal/property injury experience includes matters involving medical devices, HVAC equipment, power tools and construction equipment, as well as toxic torts. Michelle also has a background in employment litigation, representing clients in cases arising under state and federal employment statutes, as well as cases involving restrictive covenants and intellectual property disputes. Her experience includes advocating on behalf of insurers, manufacturers and distributors, construction companies and national financial institutions, as well as local and small business owners.

Michelle is a member of the American Bar Association’s Leadership Academy and Tort, Trial & Insurance Section. Before joining Lawrence & Bundy, Michelle was a partner at Burr & Forman, where she practiced in the Litigation Section, the Appellate Practice Group, and served on the Maritime and Transportation Emergency Response Team.


  • 1180 West Peachtree Street, Suite 1650
    Atlanta, GA 30309


  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Syracuse University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama
  • Georgia, Georgia
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants


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