Beasley Allen Law Firm, Atlanta, GA

Alyssa Baskam

Atlanta, GA

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Alyssa Baskam, Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

About Alyssa

Alyssa Baskam is a principal attorney in Beasley Allen’s Atlanta office. Alyssa became a trial lawyer so she could help people through unimaginable hardship. She represents catastrophically injured individuals and families of individuals who were killed through the negligence of others. Alyssa’s practice focuses primarily on litigation involving defective products, particularly automobiles and workplace machinery, trucking litigation, and other cases involving catastrophic injury or wrongful death. 

Before joining Beasley Allen in 2019, Alyssa represented individuals and families in product liability suits, trucking suits, liability suits, and other cases stemming from individual negligence. She has also represented victims of rape and sexual assault. Alyssa served as an interim clerk for the Honorable Steve Jones in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in 2014-15. Alyssa is licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina and the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia. 

Alyssa is licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina and the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia.

Alyssa grew up in Cumming, Georgia, where she attended South Forsyth High School.  She now lives in Atlanta, where she enjoys playing tennis, cooking, and painting. She is also an avid hiker, a board member of drawchange and volunteers for the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Shepherd Center. 


Alyssa attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, earning a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. She was a public service scholar, inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated in 2011 with honors. She earned her law degree from Emory Law School, graduating with honors in 2014.

While at Emory, she was a member of the Emory Moot Court Society executive board and a national qualifier at the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. She was also an executive member of the Emory Public Interest Committee.

  • South Carolina (2014)
  • Georgia (2015)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia (2015)
  • Court of Appeals for the State of Georgia (2015)
  • Supreme Court of Georgia (2018)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia (2019)
  • Emory Law School (J.D., with honors, 2014)
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BA, with honors, 2011)
2014 – Current


Representing clients in courtrooms around the U.S. including state and federal courts.

Professional Associations

Alyssa is a Champion Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), serving as an executive committee member and co-chair of the Membership Committee. She is also a member of the GTLA Women’s Caucus, an amicus brief author, and Verdict Magazine contributor. 

She is an alumna of GTLA’s LEAD program, a highly competitive leadership program for select GTLA members identified as potential leaders in the field.

Alyssa is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, where she is a member of the Product Liability Section and one of GTLA’s delegates for the AAJ Board of Governors. 


  • American Association for Justice (Board of Governors Delegate)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Champion Member)
  • GTLA Executive Committee
  • GTLA Co-chair of the Community Outreach Committee
  • GTLA Women’s Caucus 
  • GTLA LEAD Alumni
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Notable Cases

Alyssa has helped hold numerous automakers responsible for their vehicles’ negligent or wanton design, including securing over $500 million in verdicts and settlements. She helped secure more than $45 million in settlements in a 2021 product liability case involving a defective lift kit that left a young child paralyzed. She helped secure more than $200 million in settlements in 2023 alone, including three 8-figure settlements and fourteen 7-figure settlements. 

Awards & Recognitions

Professional Accomplishments

Alyssa has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Georgia) list annually since 2019 and was recently selected to the Best Lawyers in America for 2022. She was also selected to the Best Lawyers Women in the Law list for 2022 and 2023 for her accomplishments in Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation. She was named one of the top ten best personal injury attorneys in Atlanta by Forbes in 2023 and 2024. 

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers 2022, 2023 Women in the Law: Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation
  • Southeastern Legal Awards, On the Rise (2024)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (Georgia, 2019 – 2024)


Alyssa authored “Streamlining Discovery in Product Liability Suits,” published in the Winter 2024 edition of Verdict, the Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Verdict also published her work “View from the Bench” in the Spring 2023 edition, “Maxing out Motions in Limine” in the QUARTER YEAR edition, “Product Liability Claims 101” in the Fall 2022 edition, “Protective Orders or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love O.C.G.A. § 9-11-26(c),” in the Fall 2018 edition and “Getting Out-of-State Evidence: Domesticating a Subpoena,” in the Fall 2015 edition. 

Alyssa also authored “Determining the ‘Sweet Spot’ for the Federal Government in Residential Mortgage Finance,” which was published in Volume 23-1 of the ABA Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law.

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