T. Ryan Mock, Jr.


Ryan Mock is one of the leading defense lawyers for medical, legal and other professional liability cases in Georgia. Ryan also concentrates on the defense of insurance agents & brokers, and premises liability cases. He has tried and handled a number of high profile lawsuits and has significant experience dealing with local, state, national, and international press and media during litigation.

Ryan has represented lawyers and law firms throughout the United States in malpractice actions. He has represented doctors, nurses, hospitals, long-term care facilities, psychologists, therapists, counselors, insurance agents & brokers, real estate agents, and a variety of other professionals throughout the State of Georgia. He has represented retail and other business establishments in premises liability cases, from small operations to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. Mr. Mock regularly represents a number of insurance companies including AIG, CNA, Zurich North America, Liberty Mutual, Navigators Pro, and others.



  • University of Georgia School of Law  (J.D., 1982)
  • University of Georgia  (B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Registered Neutral, State of Georgia

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • ALFA International
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta


  • America's Most Honored Lawyers, Top 1% - The American Registry (2022)
  • Best Lawyers® Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta (2022)
  • Best Lawyers® Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta (2019)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Georgia Super Lawyers (2005-2023)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2016-2024)
    • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • State Bar of Georgia Fee Arbitrator


  • Chair, "Eclipsing New Heights, Scaling the Skyscrapers of EPLI, Professional Liability and Insurance Defense," EPLI & Professional Liability Seminar, ALFA International, New York, New York (June 11-13, 2014)
  • "The Effective Use and Management of Experts," Continuing Education Program - Ethics & Best Practices for Handling/Resolving Litigation Seminar, ALFA International, New York, New York (February 2013)
  • "Tips on Claims Handling Practices," Key Claims Handling Issues & Ethics, ALFA International, New York, New York (December 2008)