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Byron Attridge, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Litigation, Product Liability. Member of King & Spalding.


Attridge, Richard Byron was born on October 14, 1933 in Atlanta. Son of Archibald Angus and Katherine Elizabeth (Babb) Attridge.


Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). Emory University (Bachelor of Laws, 1961).


Worked at King & Spalding (Atlanta, Georgia) specializing in (While every specialty area within the Firm's practice may not be represented by lawyers resident in every one of its offices (for example, the Firm's Food and Drug or Governmental Affairs Lawyers are solely located in the Firm's Washington, D.C. office), lawyers throughout the entire Firm are nonetheless available to work and support relationships with Firm clients). Admitted to the bar, 1960, Georgia. Member: Atlanta (President, 1971-1972) and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Georgia (Member, Board of Governors, 1974-1982. Chairman, 1984, State Board of Bar Examiners). Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

The law firm of King & Spalding was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1885 and now has over 350 lawyers offering a full range of legal services. It maintains offices in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., New York and Houston, Texas. Partners include Griffin Bell, former Attorney General of the United States.

Sam Nunn, former United States Senator. And numerous lawyers who have held high-level positions in the federal government. Various partners are members of the Boards of Directors of publicly held corporations and nonprofit organizations.

The firm maintains a broad-based general legal practice that is both national and international in scope. Among King & Spalding's present clients are some of America's best-known companies.


Vice chairman Community Relations Committee, Atlanta, 1968-1973. Various local charities. Vestry Episcopalian Church 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1957.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Georgia (board governors 1974-1983), Atlanta Bar Association (president 1971-1972), Lawyers Club Atlanta, Capital City Club (board directors since 1989), Piedmont Driving Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, tennis.


Married Florence Law, December 14, 1963. Children: Anne Habersham, Elizabeth Barnes, R. Byron Junior.