Foy R. Devine


Atlanta, Georgia

Foy Devine is a member of Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Since 1969, Mr. Devine has concentrated his practice in civil trial work. He has handled business litigation of all types, as well as catastrophic personal injury and death cases arising out of product-related injuries. He has frequently appeared in state and federal appellate courts.

Mr. Devine is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and has been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer for several years. Mr. Devine has served on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors since 1988. He also has served on various State Bar committees and chaired its Advisory Committee on Legislation. From 1990-1991, he was president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and was the principal driver behind a statewide program to increase public education about the civil justice system.


  • American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Founding Member and First President
  • Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, Board Member and Former President
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1990-1991
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, Master Bencher
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1988-present


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 1989-2023
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2005, 2007-2023
  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, Personal Injury, 2010-2016, General Practice / Trial Law, 2013

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Aviation
  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Higher Education
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution


  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 1967
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, History, with honors, 1964

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Virginia


  • Supreme Court of the United States