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Atlanta Georgia
Attorney at Law

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Laura Reis

Laura Reis is the founder of ReisLaw, LLC where she has directed her practice to the representation of Georgia’s injury victims for over a decade.

She is dedicated to providing you with professional, experienced and aggressive representation. This is a difficult time in your life and filing a workers’ compensation claim can be a complicated and slow process without a results-oriented lawyer working for you.

Laura Reis has dedicated her practice to the representation of injured workers since 2003. In the past Fifteen Years, Laura has resolved thousands of workers’ compensation claims through trial or settlement and procures millions of dollars for her clients every year.

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In addition to being named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in the Atlanta Magazine for several years, she is currently listed as a Top Injured Workers Attorney by the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group, and a Top Trial Lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association. As a Super Lawyer, Laura represents the top 2.5% of all lawyers nationwide and in the State of Georgia. She is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and Boston College.

Laura lives in Atlanta with her husband, a civil engineer, and their two children. She is active in her church and neighborhood community. During law school, Laura interned for a 4th Circuit Appellate Judge who was recently elected the President of the American Judges Association.

At Emory Law, Laura also interned as a case analyst for a prestigious multi-state class action litigation firm. Prior to law school, Laura worked at her mother’s personal injury law firm in Louisiana and taught ACT/SAT/LSAT prep courses for The Princeton Review and Kaplan at LSU and at Harvard University. She also worked on a presidential campaign at the Massachusetts General Headquarters.

She is in tune with work injury in Georgia and throughout the country as she is on the Board of Directors of WILG, the national workers’ compensation organization dedicated to the representation of injured workers.

Super Lawyers 2013 - Present

EDUCATION

  • Emory University School of Law – Juris Doctor, 2003
  • Boston College Political Science – Bachelor of Arts, 2000

AWARDS

  • Top 100 workers’ compensation Attorneys Selected Top 100 Worker’s Compensation Attorney Nationwide - By Workers Law & Injury Advocacy Group
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • Top 40 under 40 National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 10 Best Worker Compensation Attorneys - By American Institute of Legal Council
  • Top Lawyers - Atlanta Magazine

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Board of Directors- Georgia Injured Workers Association, 2013-present
  • Board of Directors- Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, 2013-present
  • Chair- American Association for Justice, Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury Section, 2012-2013
  • Chair-Elect- American Association for Justice, Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury Section, 2011-2012
  • Executive Committee- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012-2016
  • Board of Governors– New Lawyers Division American Association for Justice, 2008-2016
  • Founding Chair– New Lawyers Division Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-2010
  • Past Chair- Civic Association Membership Committee, 
2007-2009
  • Board of Directors- Civic Association, 2007-2009, and 2013-2016
  • Past Chair- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Membership Committee
  • Active Member- State Bar of Georgia, American Association of Justice, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta Bar Association, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, workers’ compensation Claimants Lawyers & Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Southern Trial Lawyers Association

ADMISSIONS

Laura Reis is admitted to all applicable state and federal courts, including:

  • Georgia Superior Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States Federal Court, 11th circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Recent Speaking Engagements

Laura is a well-respected speaker in the legal community and lectures to attorneys and to the general public on workers’ compensation issues and other important legal matters.

Seminar Moderator American Association for Justice – Annual Convention (San Francisco), 2013
Topic: Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury

Speaker Institute of Continuing Legal Education – Georgia Personal Injury Law (Atlanta Georgia Public Broadcasting Studio), 2013
Topic: Coordinating Third Party workers’ compensation Claims

Speaker Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Essential Torts Workshop (Atlanta, GA), 2013
Topic: Building Your Case through Diagnostic Medical Management

Seminar Chair Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – SkiLE (Beaver Creek, CO), 2013
Topic: Exploring New Terrain: Expanding your practice areas

Speaker Southern Trial Lawyers Association – Annual Conference (New Orleans), 2012
Topic: Coordination of RSD and CRPS workers’ compensation Claims

Speaker Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Paralegal Workshop (Atlanta, GA), 2012
Topic: Essential workers’ compensation

Speaker 
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Essential Torts Workshop (Atlanta, GA), 2012
Topic: Maximizing Recovery in workers’ compensation Claims

Seminar Chair Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – SkiLE (Lake Tahoe, NV), 2012
Topic: Exploring New Terrain: Expanding your practice areas

Seminar Chair American Association for Justice – Annual Convention (Chicago), 2012
Topic: Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury

Speaker Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Essential Torts Workshop (Atlanta, GA), 2011
Topic: Maximizing Recovery in workers’ compensation Claims

Seminar Chair Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – SkiLE (Breckinridge, CO), 2011
Topic: Exploring New Terrain: Expanding your practice areas

Speaker Institute of Continuing Legal Education – State Bar MidYear Meeting(Nashville, TN), 2010
Topic: Litigating Worker’s Compensation Claims

Speaker American Association for Justice – Annual Convention (Vancouver), 2010
Topic: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Injuries in workers’ compensation Claims

Speaker Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Essential Torts Workshop, 2010
Topic: Panel Discussion on Maximizing Case Value

Speaker Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation – Annual Seminar (Atlanta, GA), 2008
Topic: Case Law Updates