Yvonne S. Godfrey
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Yvonne S. Godfrey joined Harris Lowry Manton LLP as an associate in May 2013, after working for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as a staff attorney. She practices in the areas of product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, and whistleblower litigation and excels at trial work.
Yvonne was honored as an On the Rise attorney by the Daily Report at the 2020 Georgia Legal Awards, recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2019, and earned a GenerationNEXT Award in 2018. She serves as the host of the Great Trials Podcast, which features in-depth weekly interviews with America's top trial lawyers.
Active in the legal community, Yvonne has served on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) since 2015 and currently serves on the Verdict editorial board as well as the Young Alumni/Alumnae Committee for the University of Georgia School of Law. She previously served as Co-Chair of the GTLA LEAD Program -- which identifies and trains young, promising trial lawyers for future leadership roles in GTLA and their communities -- and was a member of the 2014-2015 GTLA LEAD class.
Yvonne graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she served as notes editor on the Georgia Law Review and as research assistant to Dean Peter B. Rutledge. Actively involved in UGA’s nationally recognized moot court program, Yvonne placed first in the Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition and received the award for best brief.
Prior to attending law school, Yvonne graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, where she received a B.A. in English literature.