Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney
Todd Henningsen, Managing Partner
Attorney Todd Henningsen is the managing partner at Henningsen Injury Attorneys,
P.C. With over a decade of legal experience behind him, Todd has spent
his time as an Atlanta personal injury attorney
working toward one objective: to protect the rights of accident victims.
He is a dedicated trial lawyer, a veteran in the courtroom, and a skilled
legal advocate. He has recovered
millions of dollars for his clients and recently obtained a $400,000 jury verdict for a client
in Fulton County. This is believed to be the largest settlement of its
kind in Georgia, totaling more than 25 times the amount originally offered
to the client.
Todd was raised in Nashville, Tennessee. After high school, he continued
his education at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
There, he joined the Wake Forest Track and Field Team and became a varsity
letterman. After graduation, Todd attended the University of Richmond
in Richmond, Virginia to pursue two additional degrees: a Juris Doctorate
and a Masters of Business Administration. Today, he uses his unique educational
background to provide effective case strategies for his clients in Atlanta, Georgia.
10.0 Superb Rated on Avvo
Named to the list of
Georgia's Super Lawyers® Rising StarsSM, 2014-2016
"10 Best" Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
Million Dollar Advocate from the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
Top Verdicts for 2010 from the Fulton County Daily Report
- University of Richmond (Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration)
- Wake Forest University (Bachelor of Arts in Economics)
- State Bar of Georgia
- State Bar of Virginia
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
- Southern Trial Lawyers Association
- Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Richard Kopelman, Special Counsel
Attorney Richard Kopelman has practiced law since 1987. During the early
years of his legal career, Richard represented insurance companies and
big businesses, but quickly realized that his true calling was representing
plaintiffs in personal injury claims and lawsuits. Richard is passionate
about helping others, a champion of the underdog, and an aggressive personal
In 1991, Richard dedicated his career to personal injury law. He is licensed
in federal and state courts across the state and is well-versed in mass
tort, multi-district litigation (MDL), where he represents clients on
the local, statewide, and national levels. With significant experience
in the insurance industry, Richard knows how to identify weak opposing
arguments and exploit them for the benefit of his client.
Richards's success includes a multitude of substantial settlements
and jury verdicts, including at least one million-dollar settlement. This
accomplishment earned him a place in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®.
Today, he continues to build a reputation for excellence in the legal
community as he strives to become the most skilled and well-prepared legal
advocate in the greater Atlanta area.
As a client's advocate, Richard believes that "It is [my] responsibility,
in fact [my] duty…to make the members of the jury feel like they
have known the client all of his or her life, because only then can jurors
truly understand the devastating effects of the client's injury. Without
such an understanding, a jury cannot possibly return a just and proper
verdict in our client's favor."
Richard graduated with honors from Washington and Lee University and earned
his law degree from the University of Georgia. As a law student, he represented
the university in moot court competitions and even placed first in the
Southeast Regional competition. He was also selected as a national member
of The Order of Barristers, an organization that recognizes excellence
in legal education.
Today, Richard is of special counsel at Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C.
in Atlanta, where he continues to develop a reputation for high-quality
legal service. He is married and has three sons.
- Washington and Lee University (Undergraduate Degree)
- University of Georgia, (Juris Doctor)
- State Bar of Georgia
- Atlanta Bar Association
- DeKalb County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)