After more than thirty years of litigation practice, Allen Willingham has offered his services exclusively in mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution.


Willingham completed extensive mandatory mediation and arbitration training. He is an approved mediator and arbitrator, registered with Georgia’s Office of Dispute Resolution. He is also a member of the Dispute Resolution Sections of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the State Bar of Georgia.


Willingham is a trained and approved public arbitrator for the Financial Industry  Regulatory Authority (FINRA - customer/broker disputes) and serves under private contracts as a general mediator in Atlanta and throughout Georgia and in other states where regulatory reciprocity would apply.  He also serves on Court-annexed mediation rosters for the Georgia 9th Judicial Administrative District (County Courts of Cherokee, Dawson, Fanin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Hall, Lumpkin, Pickens, Towns, Union, White, Stephens, Rabun, and Habersham) and he is on the roster for County Courts of the Augusta District including Richmond, Burke, and Columbia Counties.  He also serves on the roster for Gwinnett County, Georgia.  Willingham is also approved and registered as a domestic relations mediator and arbitrator in Georgia.

Willingham has a longstanding interest in healthcare issues, and is a member of the American and Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Management.  He has also participated in the American Health Lawyers Association intensive training for mediation of healthcare controversies (Arlington, VA, April 2018).


His experience especially equips him to assist in resolving disputes involving the following substantive areas of law:


  • Pharmaceuticals and medical devices

  • Other products liability cases

  • Hospital/Healthcare Issues

  • Legal and medical malpractice

  • Complex business disputes

  • RICO and Qui Tam cases

  • Insurance and reinsurance matters

  • Domestic Relations Litigation

  • Employment Disputes



willingham mediation and arbitration, Georgia

 Allen Willingham

Registered Mediator and Arbitrator


Mediation and Arbitration LLC