D. Barret Broussard

D. Barret Broussard

Associate

Barret Broussard focuses practice on complex litigation and appeals. He represents both companies and individuals facing difficult business litigation matters, including business interference, fraud, contract breaches and disputes, and product liability.

Barret has wide-ranging experience working for courts at both the appellate and trial levels, and on both the state and federal levels. Most recently, he was a staff attorney as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where he assisted the Court at large in the disposition of appeals. While in law school, he interned in chambers for Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, externed for Judge Amy Totenberg on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and interned for Judge Fredericka Wicker on the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. This wealth of experience allows Barret to effectively strategize and navigate litigation to achieve results for his clients.

Barret is also the Chair of the Atlanta Associate’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Staff Attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2013-2015
  • Extern, Office of the Fulton County District Attorney, Appeals Division, Spring 2013
  • Extern, Hon. Amy M. Totenberg, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Fall 2012
  • Intern, Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Summer 2012
  • Intern, Hon. Fredericka H. Wicker, Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Summer 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Board Member, O.U.T. (Young professional chapter of the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce)
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Board Member, Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia
    • Co-Chair, Law Student OUTReach Committee
  • Member, National LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, LEAD Atlanta, Class of 2018

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., with honors, Emory University School of Law, 2013
    • Executive Articles Editor, Emory Law Journal
    • Co-President, Emory OUTLaw
    • Recipient, Myron Penn Laughlin Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing (2012); Dean’s Award in Jurisprudence
    • Dean’s List
    • Teaching Assistant, Advanced Legal Writing and Editing
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2009
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia