John A. Sherrill

Fellows – Founders/Distinguished Panel
Practicing In: Georgia
Member Since: 2003
404 / 885-6703


Seyfarth Shaw
1075 Peachtree St. NE
Suite 2500
Atlanta, GA 30309


Mr. Sherrill currently serves as senior litigation partner in the Litigation/Dispute Resolution Department of the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw, a 720 lawyer national law firm with ten offices based in Chica;, and he is the Chair of the Firm’s National ADR Group.

Mr. Sherrill has 40 years of experience in the resolving of all types of civil disputes through ne;tiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation at the trial and appellate level.

A significant part of his practice over the last 25 years has involved acting as a mediator and arbitrator and as an advocate representing clients in all forms of ADR. He has served as a mediator in over 500 cases.

Education / Training

University of North Carolina, A.B., 1963; Morehouse Scholar.
Duke University Law School, J.D., 1972; Duke Law Journal, 1971-72.

Types of Cases Mediated