Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.

T: 404-588-0900
F:404-588-0905

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Terrence Lee Croft has successfully resolved more than 3,000 disputes as a mediator and arbitrator in a wide array of matters including business, contract, construction, employment, healthcare, insurance, personal injury, professional liability and probate disputes. He has been a trial lawyer since 1965.

Mr. Croft has been selected twice as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia, selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer, and selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America in ADR.

A leader in the legal community, Mr. Croft is a Founding Member of the Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators, a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, and a Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He is also registered as a neutral in arbitration, mediation, and early neutral evaluation with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. He is Past President of the Atlanta Bar Association and its Foundation and has chaired its Dispute Resolution Lawyers Section and its Litigation Section. Mr. Croft has also served as Chair of the Dispute Resolution Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and serves on that organization’s Board of Governors. He has served in the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association.

ADR Experience and Qualifications

  • Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
  • Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
  • Special Master
  • Early Neutral Evaluation
  • Mediation/Arbitration  
  • Fact Finding
  • Discovery Referee   
  • ADR Training/CLE
  • Civil Law: Agribusiness, Automotive, Aviation, Banking & Finance, Civil Rights, Commercial / Business, Condominiums, Construction, Consumer Fraud, Contract Disputes, Debt / Foreclosure, Eminent Domain, Employment, Engineering, Entertainment, Environmental, Estate/Probate/Trials, Franchise, Healthcare, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Landlord / Tenant, Libel & Slander, Media & Communications, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Non-Profit Organizations, Nursing Homes, Partnerships, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Probate, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, Real Estate, Religious Institutions, Securities, Telecommunications, Title VII, Torts Transportation, Trusts, Wrongful Death

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Georgia Super Lawyer in ADR/Arbitration and Mediation
  • Best Lawyers in America in ADR, Mediation and Arbitration 
  • Georgia Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Lawyers
  • Adjunct Professor, Emory Law School, LLM in Litigation Program and Faculty Member, Trial Techniques course
  • Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Director and Faculty Member, Atlanta College of Trial Advocacy
  • Atlanta Bar (President; Chairman of the ADR Lawyers Section; Chairman of the Litigation Section; Recipient of the Watkins Award, 1996; and the Distinguished Service Award, 2007)
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • The Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators
  • Georgia Bar (Member, Board of Governors, Chairman, Dispute Resolution Section)
  • American Bar (Member, House of Delegates, 1993-1999; Fellow of the Litigation Section; Member of Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Florida Bar
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Old War Horse Lawyers Club
  • Atlanta International Arbitration Society

Background and Education

  • Civil Trial Lawyer since 1965
  • Senior Partner, King & Croft, LLP
  • Senior Shareholder, Griffin, Cochrane & Marshall P.C.
  • Partner, Kutak, Rock & Huie; Partner, Huie, Sterne & Ide
  • Associate, Hansel, Post, Brandon & Dorsey
  • Associate, Coburn, Croft & Putzell
  • J.D., University of Michigan, 1965 (with distinction; Presiding Judge, Case Clubs; Winner, Campbell Competition and Best Brief Prize)
  • A.B., Yale University, 1962 (Captain Fencing Team; Ring and Candle Society)