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Lyle Griffin Warshauer - Atlanta, GA

2740 Bert Adams Road NW Atlanta, GA 30339

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Updated: 09/15/2022

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer


Lyle Griffin Warshauer, (formerly Woodruff) brings a unique perspective to the practice of law. Prior to attending law school, she held a position as a paralegal with one of Atlanta's finest insurance defense firms. As a result, Lyle has a thorough understanding of the mindset of defense lawyers, and the large corporations and insurance companies they defend. She knows the direction in which the defendants are headed and strives to get there first...

About Lyle Griffin Warshauer

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1993
  • Alabama, 1993
  • Tennessee, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2009

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Mediator

Other Affiliations

  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Chairwoman, Legal Assistant/Paralegal Committee)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Champion Member; Legislative Committee)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • National Brain Injury Association
  • Georgia Brain Injury Association
  • The Verdict Magazine (Editorial Board)


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1993
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Law Review: Cumberland Law Review, Copy Editor, 1992 - 1993
  • Furman University, 1987

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi

Pro Bono Activities

  • Advocate, National College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2000
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, since 2002
  • Civic & Community Organizations
  • Children’s Literacy Outreach Project
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Board Member, 2011-2014
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Secretary, 2012-2013
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Member, Junior League of DeKalb County, 1993-present
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Sustaining Member
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, President’s Award (Volunteer of the Year), 2004
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Chair, Community Research and Project Development
  • Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, Volunteer Coordinator, Dance for Everyone (dance instruction for persons with disabilities)
  • Volunteer, Wesley Woods Geriatric Center (Alzheimer Unit)
  • Volunteer, Children’s Restoration Network
  • Member, Holy Innocent’s Episcopal Church
  • Member, Temple Sinai
  • Former Member, Decatur First Baptist Church, 1993-2010
  • Mother’s Circle (Jewish Outreach Institute – Interfaith Families)
  • Common Cause
  • Sierra Club, John Muir Society
  • Georgia PIRG
  • Upper Chattahoochee River Keeper
  • Lake Lanier Conservancy
  • National Audubon Society
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Parents’ Association, The Westminster Schools, 2010-Present
  • Riverwood High School Parents’ Association, 2008-2013
  • Parents’ Association, The Galloway School, 2000-2010
  • Parents’ Association, The Day School, 2004-2010
  • Brownie Troop Leader, Troop No. 21316, 2001-2003
  • Member, United Transportation Union, Local 1910, 1998-2003

Classes and Seminars

  • "Getting Organized for Trial", 1994
  • "Preparing the Trial Notebook", 1995
  • "Professional Negligence," An Overview of Professional Negligence in Georgia, Co-Chair, 1997
  • "Medical Malpractice and HMO Liability,", Co-Chair, 1998
  • "HMO/Managed Care Medical Malpractice", Co-Chair, 1999
  • "Evidentiary and Ethical Considerations of Technologically Produced Evidence", 2000
  • "File and Work Flow Organization", 2002
  • "The Olmstead Decision", Brain Injury Association of Georgia Annual Conference, 2001
  • "Legal Ethics for Legal Assistants"-Half Moon Seminars, "Basics of Legal Assisting in Georgia", 2001
  • "Winning Settlement Demand Packages", ICLE Paying Out the Settlement: Resolving Liens and Reimbursement Rights, 2003
  • "Beyond Workers' Compensation: Maximizing Your Client's Recovery for On-The-Job Injuries", Co-Chair CLE, 2003
  • Deposing Medical Witnesses (GTLA Annual Convention, April 2017)
  • Offensive Use of Daubert (AAJ Winter Convention, Austin, TX, February 2017)
  • Amicus Briefs (American Constitution Society, Georgia Lawyer Chapter, March 2016)
  • Offensive and Defensive Use of Daubert (AAJ Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada, July 2015)
  • Taking the Defendant Doctor and Medical Expert Deposition (Depositions: From Good to Great to Winning Seminar, GTLA Younger Lawyers, September 2014)
  • Overview of Recent Medical Malpractice Decisions in Georgia (GTLA Annual Convention, Professional Negligence Section, April 2014)
  • The Offensive Use of Daubert (AAJ Winter Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2014)
  • The Benefits of Using Focus Groups In Medical Malpractice Cases (GTLA Annual Convention, Professional Negligence Section, May 2013)
  • Federal Court Medical Malpractice (AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, July 2013)
  • Using Focus Groups to Prepare for Trial (GTLA, Tort Cases Workshop, March 2013)
  • Superstar Personal Injury Lawyers: Best Verdicts of 1012, Burchfield v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (ICLE, January 2013)
  • Preparing Experts to Minimize the Risks of a Successful Challenge (GTLA, Annual Seminar, May 2012
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal (GTLA, Tort Cases: Start to Finish, March 2012
  • Preparing Experts to Minimize the Risks of a Successful Challenge (AAJ, Winter Convention, Phoenix, AZ, February 2012)
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal (GTLA, Getting Your Case Ready for Trial, November 2011)
  • Legal Obstacles in Dram Shop Cases (ICLE, Civil Prosecutions of DUI and Dram Shop Cases in Georgia, September 2011)
  • Daubert Issues in Motor Vehicle Cases (GTLA Annual Convention)


Other Sources of Feedback About Lyle Griffin Warshauer

Included on the 2023 Georgia list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Georgia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Lyle Griffin Warshauer on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyer, 2006-2018
  • Top 50 Women, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Lawyers, Women In The Law, 2016-2017
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2011-2017
  • Best Lawyers, Medical Malpractice, (20th ed. 2013)
  • Guardian of Justice Award, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Super Lawyer, 2007- present
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2011-2013
  • Honorary Award at the GTLA Holiday Conference in Recognition of the Work on the Gubernatorial Campaign

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2740 Bert Adams Road NW Atlanta, GA 30339

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  • A Glimmer of Hope for State Sovereignty: the Supreme Court Limits Federal Regulations of Radioactive Waste Disposal, 23 Cumb. L. Rev. 655, 1993
  • Medical Malpractice in the Era of Managed Care, Medical Malpractice in the Age of Managed Care, Verdict, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring, 1998
  • Medical Malpractice Review, Verdict, Winter, 1999
  • The Paralegal's Role in the Business of Law, Verdict, Spring, 2000
  • Medical Malpractice Review, Verdict, American Bar Association, Winter, 2000
  • “Staying on Track for Justice: A Story of Persistence and Triumph,” Verdict (Winter 2014)
  • “Prepping Your Expert,” Trial (September 2012)
  • “Now that Georgia is a Daubert State, . . . . Some Practical Suggestions,” Verdict (Summer 2009)
  • Featured in The Cumberland Lawyer, Fall 2008, “Women in Law: Finding a Level Playing Field.” (J. Mark Baggett, Contributing Editor)
  • “How to Survive A Hospital Stay,” The Albany Journal, September 13, 2007.
  • “Newborn Metabolic Screening: Adequate Medical Care Begins Here,” Section Connection, AAJ Professional Negligence, Vol. 14, No. 2, (Winter 2007)
  • “Interview with Georgia Supreme Court Justice George H. Carley,” Verdict Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring 2004)
  • Subrogation Update, Verdict (Spring 2002)
  • “Medical Malpractice: Year in Review,” Verdict, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter 2000)
  • “The Paralegal’s Role in the Business of Law,” Verdict (Spring, 2000)
  • “Medical Malpractice: Year in Review,” Verdict, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Winter 1999)
  • “A Glimmer of Hope for State Sovereignty: The Supreme Court Limits Federal Regulations of Radioactive Waste Disposal,” 23 Cumb. L. Rev. 655 (1993)

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