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Frank Wasser is an associate at the firm and focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, representing employers, insurers and third-party administrators throughout Georgia.  Frank also practices in the area of civil tort litigation, defending companies and individuals in general liability claims.  In addition, Frank has represented clients in cases regarding class action defense, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), the Jones Act, and the Federal Employer Liability Act (FELA).  He has taken and defended more than 250 depositions, and has significant experience in negotiating high exposure mediations.

During law school at the University of Georgia, Frank worked for the Western Circuit Public Defender’s Office in Athens, Georgia, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and on a project regarding judicial reform for the Government of Liberia in Monrovia, Liberia.

Following graduation, Frank worked as an attorney in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of an international law firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and as the Senior Compliance Counsel for the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Administrator’s Office in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Deepwater Horizon Economic Settlement Program is the largest class-action settlement program established to date.

In addition to his compliance functions, Frank led the efforts to develop the rules governing the Appeals Process for claimants accused of fraud, waste, or abuse by the Settlement Program.  As a result, he was selected to supervise a team of attorneys in implementing that process. 

Prior to law school Frank earned his B.A. degree in International Relations, magna cum laude with honors from the University of Georgia.

Recent Articles from Frank A. Wasser

Impact of New Willful Misconduct Ruling on Recovery of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

by Frank A. Wasser, Esq.

A recent ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court expanded the scope of the “willful misconduct defense” in favor of employers and insurers. In Chandler Telecom, LLC v. Burdette, the court held […]

How Will Georgia’s New Cannabis Law Impact Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

by Frank A. Wasser, Esq.

On May 9, 2017, Governor Deal signed into law an expansion of Georgia’s medical marijuana program, which allows certain patients the ability to possess up to 20 ounces of cannabis oil […]