Taylor English Expands Atlanta Office With Addition of Partner Edward M. Newsom

January 26, 2021

ATLANTA, January 26, 2021 – Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Edward M. Newsom to the firm’s Atlanta office as a partner in the litigation practice. A seasoned litigator, Newsom focuses his practice on product liability, toxic torts and defense of personal injury claims, including in-court litigation and out-of-court negotiations. He has first-chair experience litigating catastrophic loss and “bet-the-company” cases. 

Newsom has tried approximately 50 cases to verdict in state and federal courts in Georgia and across the United States. His extensive experience provides him with a broad perspective to seamlessly guide clients through high-stakes litigation or provide them with alternative approaches when appropriate to protect their legal interests. 

For almost 20 years, Newsom has served as national trial counsel for a Fortune 400 company. In this role, he has been responsible for the successful resolution of more than 1,000 litigated claims for the client, including many cases related to asbestos and toxic torts. 

An award-winning lawyer, Newsom has been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers each year since 2017, is Martindale-Hubbell AV rated and was recognized on Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite list for his work in trial law and personal injury law. Outside of his practice, Newsom is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and has been a presenter at American Bar Association and State Bar of Georgia CLE conferences. 

Newsom earned his undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and earned his law degree from University of North Carolina School of Law.

Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value, the firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys managing their practices remotely throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English represents all types of clients – from Fortune 500 companies to start ups to individuals. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of Geneva Group International (GGI), the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms. More information is available on the firm’s website at www.taylorenglish.com. 

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