Parker focuses his practice on first and third-party liability insurance coverage issues, as well as complex civil and business litigation and counseling. He represents insurers in coverage litigation in state and federal courts across country. He also serves as defense counsel for professionals in complex professional liability actions. More specifically, Parker provides advice and counsel on a wide range of insurance issues arising under policies extending coverage for professional liability (such as media, technology, software implementation and other errors and omissions issues), cyber/breach risks, mass tort liability, directors and officers liability, lawyers liability, and environmental liability.
Parker also focuses his practice on breach of contract and business torts, employment-related issues, contract negotiation and drafting, internal investigations and other legal needs related to small to mid-sized businesses. In addition, Parker counsels on reporting and reimbursement issues applicable to insurers and self-insured entities under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute, the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA), and Section 111 reporting requirements.
Prior to joining Roberts Tate, Parker was a partner at Wiley Rein, LLP in Washington, DC, where he practiced for more than 12 years in the firm’s insurance litigation group.
Parker was named by The Legal 500 US a “recommended lawyer” in Insurance Law (2017-2018) and was also been named one of DC’s “Rising Stars” for Insurance Coverage by Super Lawyers magazine (2014-2018). In addition, Parker was recognized as one of City Year Washington, DC’s Idealists of the Year (2015), an honor given to individuals who impact the lives of others through service and volunteerism. Parker is active within the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Litigation, where he currently serves as Co-Chair, Professional Liability Subcommittee of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.
Parker is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Georgia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Parker serves as General Counsel for and on the Board of Directors of Adoption-Share, a nonprofit organization that leverages technology to bring reform, efficiency, and innovation to the private and public domestic adoption arenas nationwide. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the STAR Foundation, a local nonprofit focused on ending generational poverty in the community by educating and empowering adults with the foundational skills needed to thrive personally and professionally. Parker also serves on the Board for Young Life in Glynn County.
Parker received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctorate from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America.
Parker, his wife (Lauren) and their three children (Virginia, Mac, and William) live on St. Simons Island.