Eric J. Breithaupt

As a Member of the firm, Eric's practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on business related bankruptcy and commercial cases. Eric has extensive experience in litigation involving health care issues, secured transactions, corporate governance, trade secrets and accounting fraud, as well as recently assisting a start-up manufacturing entity in its intellectual property and patent needs. He is a member of the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group and the Business Litigation Service Group in the Atlanta office.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Collecting a Judgment

Webinar, July 8, 2020

Asset Recovery Orders/Replevin Overview & Local Rules

Webinar, June 30, 2020

Proofs of Claim and Adequate Protection

Webinar, June 19, 2020

Hot Bankruptcy Decisions of 2019

Webinar, June 10, 2020

Debt Traps, Easy Filing Rules Fuel Georgia's High Bankruptcy Rate

American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Headlines, November 26, 2019

Debt traps, easy filing rules fuel Georgia's high bankruptcy rate

by Willoughby Mariano, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 25, 2019

Mary Beth Mantiply v. Patricia Horne: A Case Study

Supreme Court Reins In the Evolving Process of "Structured Dismissals"

A Proposed Solution to Georgia's Broken Garnishment Statutes

Commentary, Daily Report, October 9, 2015

Discharge of debts: The potential unintended consequences of issuing a Form 1099-C

Passing Constitutional Muster after Strickland v. Alexander

Recent Assignments
Reported Decisions
Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
U.S. Tax Court
Alabama State Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Tennessee Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
More Than Stites & Harbison

An avid cook and cyclist, Mr. Breithaupt is a native of Alabama having relocated to Atlanta is 2012. Mr. Breithaupt continues to maintain a significant practice in Alabama.


Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy (2010-22)

Birmingham Magazine, "Top Attorney" for Bankruptcy Law (2009)

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