J. Michael Lamberth2019-07-14T22:05:02+00:00

Practicing Law Since 1975

J. Michael Lamberth

Contact Information

Phone: (404) 262-7373

Email: mlamberth@lcenlaw.com


Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.E. (Magna Cum Laude)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Board of Directors, 1993 – 1997
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Treasurer, 1994 – 1995
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Vice-Chair, 1995 – 1996
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Chair, 1996 – 1997
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Business Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Director
  • Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Advisory Committee (2005-2011)
  • W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Master
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Representative Cases

With over 30 years of legal experience, attorney Michael Lamberth is positioned to assist you regarding any legal situation you might be facing.

Medlock v. Pleatman, 212 Ga. App. 98 (1994). The firm defended its client in a suit on a note. The court held that under a proper construction of the document that the maker was not personally liable.

In re Trusted Net Media Holdings, LLC, 334 BR 470 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2005). The firm was successful in representing Chapter 7 Trustee regarding standing issues and objections to claims.

In re Film Fabricators, Inc., 216 Fed. Appx. 850 (11th Circuit 2007). The District Court upheld subordination provisions in a Chapter 11 plan jointly proposed by the firm’s client, the committee of unsecured creditors. The Court of Appeals affirmed.

Pickett v. Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc., 2009 WL 255827 (11th Circuit, February 4, 2009). The firm obtained summary judgment for beneficiaries under a Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan. The Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment for the firm’s clients.

E. G. Frances & Co. — Stockbroker.

Flooring America, Inc. — Flooring products retailer and franchisor.

Film Fabricators, Inc. — Manufacturer of film packaging.

Electronic Medical Devices, Inc. d/b/a EMD.com — Medical website.

Papillon, Inc. — Mail order consumer retailer.

Trusted Net Media Holdings, LLC – Provider of high speed dedicated SDSL internet access to businesses.

Teaford Co., Inc. – Designer, fabricator, and installer of biomass boiler combustion systems.

Stewart Finance Company and related Debtors –Consumer loans.

South Star Funding, LLC– Subprime lender.

Major Tire Company — Tire retailer.

Aero Housewares, LLC –Manufacturer of plastic houseware products.

Roberson Produce Co., Inc. — Produce wholesaler.

Pro-Formance Shocks, Inc. — Auto racing shock manufacturer.

Pac One, Inc. — Packaging manufacturer.

Gilbert & Bennett Manufacturing, Inc. — Wire and fencing manufacturer.

Crescent Airways Corp. (and related companies) — Helicopter flight contractor.

Hartwell Industries, Inc. — Importer, manufacturer and distributor of casual and sports apparel.