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Cynthia Lynn Counts

Managing Member Counts Law Group
Contact: 404.550.6233
Law School: University of Georgia School of Law - University of Georgia
Jurisdiction: Georgia


Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Member, Counts Law Group
Associate, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson
Associate, Alston & Bird
University of Georgia School of Law - University of GeorgiaJ.D.
Honors: First Place in First Year Russell Moot Court Competition; National Championship Team, Jessup International Moot Court Competition; Second Place in World; Jessup International Moot Court Competition: Best Brief Jessup International Moot Court Competition; Book Award for Employment Discrimination Class; graduated Cum Laude and Order of the Coif in top 10% of class.
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillB.A. (1989)English
Honors: Sogrosso Scholarship; Graduated with distinction in top 10% of class.
Professional Activities
Co-Chair First Amendment Committee 2011-Current
Sponsor and Organizing Committee Member Georgia Bar's Media and Judiciary Seminar 1996-2010
Founding Member America to Anywhere for Arthritis Team 2007-2009
Details: Website can be accessed to learn more about the group: Ms. Counts helped raise over $140,000 for arthritis research.
Chair ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts 2001-2002
Chair ABA Women in Communications Law 1999-2000
Co-Editor Women in Communications Law Newsletter 1998-2000
Managing Editor The Alston & Bird Trial and Appellate Practice Review 1998-1999
Committee Member Conference Planning Committee for Georgia Judges, Journalists, Lawyers and the First Amendment 1992-1993
Professional Associations
Member, Georgia Press Association
Member of First Amendment Committee, Georgia Press Association
Member, ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts
Member, Media Law Resource Center
Member, ABA Women in Communications Law
Member, Georgia State Bar


Articles & Publications
  • Strategies for Efficiently and Economically Winning a Media Case
    ABA Media, Privacy, & Defamation Law Committee Newsletter
  • Taxpayer Money Always Needs Public Scrutiny -- No Exceptions
    Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Avoiding the Blitz: The MLRC Model Decorum Order for High Profile Cases
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Georgia TV Station Wins Summary Judgment: News Broadcast was True; Plaintiff Failed to Show Fault
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Georgia's Anti-SLAPP Statute Applied in Media Case: First Published Decision Applying Statute to Media Defendant
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Survey of Georgia Privacy Law
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Handbook on Appellate Procedure in Georgia
  • Litigating Product Liability Cases Under the Banks Risk/Utility Test: Predicting the Line Between Summary Judgment and Triable Claims and Outlying Trial Strategies for a Risky but Utilitarian World
    5th Annual Product Liability Seminar
  • Libel in Cyberspace: Liability and Jurisdictional Issues in this New Frontier
    Albany Law Review


Website: Website



Counts Law Group
400 Colony Square, Sutie 2020
1201 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
Telephone: 404.550.6233
Telephone: 404.685.8271
Fax: 404.512.4013