Stephen Graham has represented employers, insurers and third-party administrators in the defense of workers' compensation claims throughout Georgia since 2006.
He has particular experience litigating cases for clients in the retail, warehouse, food service, aerospace and manufacturing industries and has a strong background dealing with the unique challenges facing professional employer organizations.
Mr. Graham has taken and defended hundreds of depositions including those of physicians, vocational experts and fact witnesses. He has also mediated over 100 cases to successful resolution. He works to resolve workers' compensation claims quickly and efficiently, counseling clients from the early stages of claim investigation through the appeals process.
He has tried a number of cases before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and has argued before the State Board of Workers' Compensation Appellate Division and Georgia Superior Courts.
Georgia State University, College of Law, J.D., 2006
University of Georgia, B.A., 2003
All Georgia State and Federal Courts
USDC Northern District
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Related News, Publications & Presentations
DEF attorneys Stephen J. Graham and John A. Ferguson were speakers at the Atlanta Bar Association's "Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar. " February 2016.
“Avoiding Procedural Pitfalls in Statutory Change in Condition Cases.” Stephen J. Graham. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 19, No. 112. July 2007.
“Dekalb County Board of Education V. Singleton: Revisiting The Compensability of Psychological Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases.” Stephen J. Graham. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 21, No. 125. September 2009.
“Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Update.” Stephen J. Graham. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 23, No. 136. July 2011.
“Are We there Yet?: Court Reaffirms Established Doctrine Regarding Accidents Going To and Coming From Work.” Stephen J. Graham. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 25, No. 148. July 2013.