Lawyers

Atlanta
55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30308


Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2006

  • Woodruff Law Scholar
  • Lumpkin Inn of Court, Pupil
  • Order of the Barristers

B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, University of Georgia, 2003

B.A., summa cum laude, Spanish, University of Georgia, 2003

  • Foundation Fellow
  • First Honor Graduate
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Outstanding Senior Leader

Universidad de Valencia, Spain, Summer 2001

Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, Summer 2002

Honors

Rising Stars® distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2014-2016, Law & Politics)

Kimberly Sheridan is a partner in the Commercial, Construction, Environmental/Toxic Tort, and Employment Litigation practice groups.  Ms. Sheridan is a seasoned litigator, who handles matters from pre-suit investigation through trial.  She has experience representing clients in complex, high-stakes litigation throughout the Southeast.  As a litigator, Ms. Sheridan focuses on an early assessment of the client’s goals and needs, while thinking creatively to reach the most efficient matter resolution.

As a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group, Ms. Sheridan handles matters that touch virtually every aspect of running a business. Representative matters include: breach of contract, premises liability, personal injury, trucking accidents, and cargo loss. 

As a member of the Construction Litigation practice group, Ms. Sheridan’s experience focuses mainly on the representation of public and private owners, general contractors, and product manufacturers.  Representative matters include: defending breach of contract claims relating to project execution, defending breach of warranty claims, and advising clients regarding contract negotiation.

As a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort Litigation practice group, Ms. Sheridan specializes in the defense of complex environmental claims, toxic tort and product liability claims. She represents a wide range of entities in her practice, including corporations, manufacturers, product suppliers, property owners, insurance companies, municipalities, and construction companies. Representative matters include: defending breach of contract matters with alleged environmental impact and defending breach of warranty matters alleging exposure to harmful particulates.

As a member of the Employment Litigation practice group, Ms. Sheridan defends employers in state and federal courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Representative matters include defense of employers in claims relating to: wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, and other employment-related claims.
 

Admissions

Georgia
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia

Memberships

State Bar of Georgia, Trial Section
Gordon & Rees Diversity Committee
Gordon & Rees Women’s Initiative, Atlanta Office
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (Nu Lambda Omega Chapter)

Community Involvement

Atlanta Pro Bono Roundtable
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Troop Volunteer
Kindezi School West, Parent Volunteer
University of Georgia School of Law, Student Mentor
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy Graduate (2012)