Henry Quillian, Litigation, Construction, RICO Attorney

Henry M. Quillian III

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Taylor English allows me to practice and bill from the viewpoint of the client – seeking success with fairness in every engagement.

Henry M. Quillian III nationally litigates, arbitrates and solves commercial disputes in the construction, real estate, insurance, intellectual property and general business sectors. Mr. Quillian serves as chair of the Construction Practice at Taylor English. He was voted by peers as a Top 100 lawyer for eleven consecutive years in Georgia Super Lawyers’ poll and has been selected since 1997 as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine. From 2013 to 2020, he was selected for the "Best Lawyers in America." He is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Mr. Quillian has a depth of knowledge in the construction industry that he regularly uses to benefit contractors, owners and subcontractors and he has chaired the Atlanta Bar Association Construction Law Section. A Duke University engineering-educated patent lawyer, he also litigates trademark, patent, trade secret misappropriation and personal injury product liability cases. He has successfully handled antitrust, insurance coverage, marble mining, RICO, shareholder rights and covenant not-to-compete cases. He has served the Federal Bar Association as national general counsel, as Atlanta Chapter president and as National Younger Lawyers chair.

Mr. Quillian has succeeded in handling multimillion-dollar litigation across the nation and internationally, including many cases with numerous parties. He also acts as a mediator and arbitrator providing services through Bay Mediation & Arbitration Services LLC.

Mr. Quillian is an elder on Session of Northwest Presbyterian Church and a Scoutmaster. He married in 1985 and is a father of two.


Foundation of the Federal Bar Association, Past President

Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow

Construction Law Society of America, Fellow

Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Section Chair, 2004-2005; Litigation Section; Intellectual Property Section

Federal Bar Association, National General Counsel, 1998-2000, Atlanta Chapter President, 1996-1997, National Younger Lawyers Chair, 1997-1998, Atlanta Chapter Executive Committee, 1989-2006; Atlanta Chapter Advisory Council, 2006-present, Member, 1988-present

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member, 1984-2017

State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, General Practice & Trial Law Section

Community Involvement

Phoenix District Merit Badge Clinic Chair 2010-2015

Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 197, 2007-present

Cubmaster, Boy Scouts of America, Pack 197, 2006

Elder of Northwest Presbyterian Church, 1994-1997, 2004-2006, 2015-2017

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University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1988

Duke University, BSE, Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1985

Bar Admissions


District of Columbia

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


Litigation Counsel of America, 2015 

Construction Law Society of America, 2016

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

"2013 Top Lawyer" in Construction and Intellectual Property, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2022

Georgia Super Lawyers Top 100, 2009-2021

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2020

Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, Intellectual Property Law, 2007-2010, General Practice/Trial Law, 2012-2014, Construction/Real Estate Law, 2015-2016, 2018 

America’s Top 100 Attorneys®, Lifetime Achievement, 2016