Crystal D. Filiberto is an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She attended the University of Georgia where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. After graduating from the University of Georgia, Ms. Filiberto attended law school at Georgia State University College of Law where she graduated summa cum laude. Ms. Filiberto worked diligently in law school, graduating second in her class of 188 students. Her successes in law school were evidenced by the numerous CALI awards she received for the highest grades in her individual classes and her role as Notes & Comments Associate Editor of the Georgia State Law Review.
Ms. Filiberto focuses her practice on the defense of professional and medical malpractice cases. She has experience litigating in both federal and state courts, as well as representing clients before various licensing boards.
Ms. Filiberto defends medical professionals and medical facilities, including doctors, nurses, and hospitals, against claims ranging from negligent treatment and diagnosis to birth trauma and wrongful death. She handles cases from inception through investigation and all aspects of litigation. Ms. Filiberto also represents medical professionals in matters before the respective licensing boards.
B.A., Criminology & Sociology, cum laude, University of Georgia, 2007
J.D., summa cum laude, Georgia State University, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Bleckley Inn of Court
Georgia High School Mock Trial Program, 2010-Present
Co-Presenter of Ethical FAQs for Therapists, February 7, 2014
"What We've Got Here Is A Failure to Communicate," CLE Seminar at the State Bar of Georgia, March 2016
"What We've Got Here Is A Failure to Communicate," CLE Seminar at the State Bar of Georgia, March 2017
Department of Transportation: Amend Title 32 Relating to Highways, Bridges, and Ferries, so as to Provide for a Division and a Director of Planning; Provide for the Development of Transportation Plans for the State; Specify Certain Duties for the Commissioner of Transportation; Specify Certain Duties for the State Transportation Board; Provide for an Organizational Structure Within the Department; Provide a Timetable for Completion and Reporting of Transportation Plans; Provide for Investment Policies to Guide Transportation Planning; Provide for the Appointment of the Director of Planning; Provide for Identifying and Constructing Projects with Private Investment; Provide for Priority of Expenditures; Provide for the Development of Allocation Formulas for Available Funding; Amend Article 2 of Chapter 32 of Title 50, Relating to the Jurisdiction of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, so as to Remove a Planning Function of the Authority; Provide for Related Matters; Provide for an Effective Date; Repeal Conflicting Laws; and for Other Purposes.
Co authored with- Kris Alderman, Erin Elwood, and Nicholas Lacis