Contact Alissa

Phone: (404) 446-4474
E-mail: alissa.atkins@kendavidlaw.com
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Assistant: Christy Weise

Alissa is the Hiring Partner and also Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Group at Ken David & Associates, LLC. For seventeen years, she has practiced exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation defense, representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators throughout Georgia.  She handles all aspects of workers’ compensation claims, and has a vast knowledge of the Board’s hearing and appellate process.  Her skills are often requested to resolve difficult matters and close lingering claims.

At the request of clients, Alissa frequently speaks at seminars reviewing major case law updates, legislative changes, and other matters of interest. She monitors pending legislation for the firm’s clients, and has participated in legislative committee hearings. Her opinions on pending legislative changes have been quoted in a national business publication.

Alissa graduated magna cum laude from Suffolk University in Boston with an honors degree in History. She received her J.D. from Georgia State University School of Law, where she served as Vice President of the Moot Court Board.  The four years she spent as a litigation paralegal between college and law school give her a unique perspective on the practice of law and allow her to better see all sides of a case.

Alissa is a member of the Workers’ Compensation sections of the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association.   She is also involved in the legislative committee of the Atlanta Claims Association.

Alissa has earned a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethics.

Recent Articles from Alissa C. Atkins

OSHA Rule Also Discourages Post-Accident Drug Testing

by Alissa C. Atkins, Esq.

The same OSHA rule also dissuades employers from requiring post-accident drug tests. Because OSHA bans retaliatory actions against employees who report work-related injuries, the final rule suggests that drug tests not […]

OSHA’s New Electronic Reporting Requirements Mean Employer Injury Data May Become Publicly Available

by Alissa C. Atkins, Esq.

Last month, OSHA issued a final electronic record-keeping rule, which will become effective on Jan. 1, 2017. The rule applies to employers with 250 or more employees and with as few […]