Team

OttoFeil

Otto F. Fiel (Inactive)

Of Counsel

404-214-1200

404-214-1201

Otto is currently not practicing law due to a medical condition. We miss him and wish him well. Should you need assistance, however, please contact Lisa Harper at lfharper@tfhlegal.com or (404) 214-1219.

Otto, a native of Atlanta, was one of the original attorneys in our predecessor firm founded forty years ago in 1979. Those of us who have been lucky enough to learn the practice of law under Otto’s tutelage and/or have practiced beside him are better lawyers for having been able to do so. Otto embodies the unique combination of a vastly superior intellect paired with “street smarts” which together make him an outstanding lawyer in all respects, but especially as a trial lawyer.

As a result of his trial acumen, Otto taught trial advocacy skills to other trial lawyers as a faculty member at the National Trial Advocacy College held annually at The University of Virginia School of Law for years. In 2010, he received the Brennan Award for his work in teaching trial advocacy. Otto also was named a Master in the The Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, which provides learning and networking opportunities to participants in the moot court and mock trial programs at the University of Georgia and is one of the most prestigious rewards offered by UGA's advocacy program.

Otto was also named by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine to the Georgia Super Lawyers list from 2007 to the present and has been rated "AV" by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, its highest rating, for many years.

Education

  • University of Georgia, J.D., magna cum laude (1976)
  • Yale University, B.A. (1973)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia State Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Master, The Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court