R. Briggs Peery practices both workers' compensation and general liability litigation defending insurance carriers and self-insureds. He is a member of the Atlanta and American Bar Associations and the State Bars of Georgia and Virginia. Mr. Peery has served as the Legal Committee chairman for the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation Steering Committee. He has spoken on workers' compensation topics at multiple claims and State Bar seminars, as well as Georgia Chamber of Commerce, municipal, employer and self-insured functions. Mr. Peery is also a Georgia representative for the Steering Committee of the Florida Workers' Compensation Institute and a member of the Legal Committee for the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation's annual seminar.
Mr. Peery received his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1986. While at Mercer, he was a member of the Moot Court Board, National Moot Court Competition and the National ABA/LSD Moot Court Competition Team.
In 1983, Mr. Peery graduated with a B.A. degree from Hampden-Sydney College. He also was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota and Phi Delta Phi honor societies.