Glenn C. Tornillo is a partner at Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet, LLP. Glenn represents both large corporate clients and small businesses in both state and federal court. Glenn has over 25 years of experience in tort liability. Glenn’s practice focuses on the areas of premises liability, sex trafficking matters, wrongful death, automotive, and transportation liability. Glenn has successfully defended his clients against claims of wrongful death, negligent exposure to toxic chemicals, negligent security, and traumatic brain injury.
Glenn has defended hundreds of cases involving toxic torts, hearing loss, and cumulative trauma to the lower extremities, as well as represented manufacturers in products liability wrongful death actions.
Glenn graduated with honors from Drake University Law School in 1995. He attended Rutgers University, receiving his B.A. in Political Science in 1989. Prior to attending law school, Glenn lived in the Washington, D.C. area, where he worked as a consultant for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Drake University Law School, J.D., 1995
Rutgers University, B.A., 1989
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100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia, Member
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member
Georgia Motor Trucking Association, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member
- Obtained a defense verdict in brain damage case in which the Plaintiff alleged repeated exposure to toxic solvents.
- Obtained summary judgment in premise liability case where the Plaintiff alleged his client was negligent for failing to warn of a wet walk way in a parking garage.
- Obtained a verdict of "$1.00" in a claim by a railroad employee alleging repetitive stress on the job.
- Obtained summary judgment for a manufacturer in a claim brought by a retailer for indemnification as the result of a product recall and a wrongful death claim.
- Obtained a dismissal of plaintiff's claim for attorney’s fees in excess of $3 million.
Selection of Reported Appellate Decisions
Phelps v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 280 Ga. App. 330 (2006)
Latham Homes Sanitation, Inc. v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 245 Ga. App. 573 (2000)
Service Merchandise Co. v. Hunter Fan Co., 274 Ga. App. 290 (2005)