Rishi D. Pattni


            After graduating from American University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government, Mr. Pattni began his legal career as a paralegal with Dennis, Corry, Smith & Dixon, LLP in 2007.  He left to attend Florida Coastal School of Law in 2010 and graduated 2013.


                        After law school, Mr. Pattni returned to Atlanta and began practicing with a defense firm before returning to Dennis Corry Smith & Dixon, LLP as an associate in April, 2017.  Mr. Pattni has defended clients in construction defect, products liability, commercial motor carrier, personal auto accidents, and premises liability cases.


Practice Areas: Choose from Transportation Litigation, Insurance (Coverage),


  • Transportation Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • General Liability Litigation


Admitted to Practice:


  • Georgia
  • U.S District Court for Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S District Court for Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S District Court for Southern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals



  • B.A. – American University
  • J.D. – Florida Coastal School of Law

Professional Affiliations


  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association