Eric Mull has been practicing for 14 years in insurance defense litigation, with a focus in the areas of construction defect, professional malpractice, and first party property insurance matters. He represents his clients in their investigation and adjustment of large scale property claims and in defending his clients in coverage, bad faith litigation and arson, fraud, and property damage cases in State and Federal Courts in Georgia and the Southeastern United States. Eric’s clients include insurers, third-party administrators, and self-insureds. His practice includes handling all aspects of litigation, including conducting examinations under oath, taking and defending depositions, including those of expert witnesses, engaging in motions practice, trying cases, and appellate work.
Eric also has considerable experience in subrogation for various insurers, including large scale property loss, casualty, and workers’ compensation lien recovery.
In addition, Eric represents local, regional, and international banks and financial institutions. This work includes programs designed to maximize recovery initiatives and provide secure compliance with regulatory agencies and risk management standards.
Eric is also an honoree on the Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Stars® list, voted by his peers as one of Atlanta’s best lawyers. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Georgia are honored on the Georgia Rising Stars list.
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laude
Berry College, B.S., 2004, summa cum laude
All Georgia State and Federal Courts
USDC Northern Middle and Southern Districts
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
International Association of Defense Counsel
Vice Chair of First Party Property Subcomittee of Insurance and Reinsurance Committee
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
State Bar of Georgia
Georgia Defense Lawyers Associate
Metro Fire Investigator Association
Southern Loss Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Related News, Publications & Presentations
Georgia Court Takes Bright-Line Approach to Question of When Liability Insurer Has A Duty to Settle, Thereby Limiting Insurers' Potential Bad Faith Exposure Where No Formal Settlement Demand Within Policy Limits Has Been Made. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 32, No. 190. January 2020.
Twelve Drew Eckl & Farnham Attorneys Selected for Georgia Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®. Rising Star. February 2019.
Karen Karabinos and Eric Mull Appointed Leadership Positions in IADC. Firm News. October 2018.
Cyber Coverage May Be Affected by New and Traditional Defenses. Eric R. Mull and Karen Karabinos DRI The Voice Newsletter. May 2018.
Commercial and Residential Roof Issues. Presentation with attorneys Karen Karabinos and Sarah Smith at the Quarterly Property Breakfast Seminar Series at the Georgia Farm Bureau in Macon, Georgia. February 2016.
First Party Property DIV Claim: Federal District Court in Georgia Declines Request for Declaration that State Farm Homeowners Policies Provide Coverage for Future DIV Claims. Eric R. Mull. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 27, No. 160. August 2015.
A Global Offer Of Settlement From One Plaintiff To Multiple Defendants: Take It Or Leave It? Eric R. Mull. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 20, No. 119. September 2008.