Home Attorneys James E. Butler Jr.

About Ramsey B. Prather

Ramsey B. Prather is a partner at Butler Prather LLP. Ramsey represents clients in a variety of practice areas, including False Claims Act (whistleblower) litigation, business torts, and personal injury matters throughout Georgia and in other states. In August 2019, Ramsey was part of the BP LLP trial team that secured a record-setting $280 million jury verdict in a wrongful death trucking case. Ramsey was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2019, 2020, and 2021.

Ramsey regularly speaks and writes on timely issues relevant to his practice. He is co-chair of the False Claims Act Summit, an annual seminar that brings together leading lawyers from across the FCA spectrum to share insights about these important cases.

Ramsey is involved in the Georgia Bar and other community organizations. He is a member of the Georgia Bar’s Business Court and Bench & Bar Committees. Ramsey also serves on the Board of Directors of Georgia Lawyers for the Arts.


Tulane University School of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude – 2010

  • Order of the Coif
  • Law Review: Tulane Law Review , Editor-in-Chief , 2008 – 2010
New York University

The Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude – 2005
Major: Individualized Study

Before joining Butler Prather LLP, Ramsey practiced law for several years in King & Spalding LLP’s healthcare litigation group, where he represented healthcare entities–such as hospital systems, skilled nursing facilities, and long term care pharmacies–in False Claims Act lawsuits, civil litigation proceedings, administrative matters, and government investigations.

Ramsey graduated from Tulane University Law School, magna cum laude, in 2010. While in law school, Ramsey served as editor-in-chief of the Tulane Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Following law school, Ramsey served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and to the Honorable Lance M. Africk on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Areas of Practice

  • False Claims Act, Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • Business Torts
  • Personal Injury

Certified Legal Specialties

Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2013

I was in a complex premises liability case involving a multinational corporations. Mr. Butler & his associates were always three steps ahead of these defendants. When they say they are "exceptional trial lawyers," this is not just a slogan but it is a way of life.”
- Zack Hendon