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Bennett D. Bryan

Atlanta | 678.690.5718
Fax | 404.869.6972

Bennett Bryan is a litigator with significant experience in trial and appellate court proceedings. He leverages that experience to effectively and efficiently defend local governments, school districts, and their officials from lawsuits involving constitutional claims, contracts, torts, and employment issues.

Bennett is the former supervising attorney for the DeKalb County Law Department, where he spent 10 years overseeing the county’s civil cases in the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He also served as a special prosecutor for the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office, investigating and prosecuting white collar crimes and violent felonies. He previously served as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and as a litigation attorney for one of the 50 largest law firms in the country, representing Fortune 500 companies in complex litigation.

Bennett earned his law degree from the University of Georgia, where he was an editor of the Georgia Law Review. He earned his bachelor's and master's degree from Piedmont University.

Bennett and his wife Rishika enjoy taking road trips and visiting national parks. So far, Bennett has visited a majority of the country’s 63 national parks and hopes to visit the remaining parks soon.

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Honors & Awards

  • Southeastern Legal Awards On the Rise, 2022
  • Piedmont University Pacesetter Alumni Award, 2020
  • DeKalb Law Department Attorney of the Year, 2016


  • Leadership DeKalb, Class of 2016
  • Marine Corps Association of Georgia Lawyers
  • State Bar of Georgia, Local Government Section
  • DeKalb Bar Association