Jewish Atlanta Legal Guide: Local Lawyer Highlights
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Jewish Atlanta Legal Guide: Local Lawyer Highlights

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Though comprehensive, this Jewish Atlanta legal guide features only those lawyers who submitted their information for publication. The guide includes attorneys from a variety of practices, including: adoption and fertility law, business law, criminal law, employee benefits, estate planning, family law and mediation, immigration law, intellectual property, labor law, litigation, personal injury, real estate, and tax law.

Clifford Maxwell Weiss

Clifford Maxwell Weiss

Clifford Maxwell Weiss has the highest AV Preeminent peer review rating given by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Weiss is also recognized by Corporate Counsel magazine as a legal leader in employment law and received five-star and perfect 10 ratings from Avvo.
Weiss represents both employers and employees in the areas of labor and employment law and general litigation. He also develops programs for employers in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment, workers’ compensation, unfair labor practices, disability claims, wage and hour claims, unemployment claims/taxes, employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements, wrongful discharge, Occupational Safety and Health Administration charges, employee handbooks, and supervisory training.

He also represents employees in negotiating employment contracts, severance agreements and all types of employment litigation.

Prior to forming Fox and Weiss, P.A., he practiced labor and employment law in the Atlanta offices of two nationwide law firms. He earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Emory University, where he received numerous awards and honors. Weiss has been an adjunct professor of law at Emory’s School of Law, and has taught courses in wage and hour law, trial techniques, legal research, writing and appellate advocacy. He also served for 28 years as counsel for Emory’s Student Legal Services. Weiss was appointed by governors Zell Miller, Roy Barnes and Sonny Perdue to be a state administrative hearing officer for the Georgia Department of Community Health and the Georgia State Health Planning Agency.

Douglas S. Weinstein

Douglas Weinstein

Douglas Weinstein practices across a broad range of intellectual property law and many technical areas, including electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, software, medical devices, and mechanical arts. He drafts patent applications and performs patent prosecution for a variety of small, medium and large clients. This includes U.S. prosecution and coordination of world-wide prosecution.

Weinstein leads complex licensing negotiations between large and medium-sized companies and licensors/licensees. He has also frequently acted as outside intellectual property counsel for small- to medium-size enterprises, assisting them with a wide range of IP and other issues that arise in their businesses. He provides strategic IP planning services to clients of all sizes to better protect, mine and exploit their intellectual property.

Weinstein has litigated in many federal district courts and Delaware Court of Chancery. He assists clients with challenges faced by third-party IP, including assistance with design-around efforts, as well as rendering infringement and validity opinions on third-party patents. Weinstein also has experience on IP due diligence in the mergers and acquisitions context. He has been a frequent speaker at legal, industry, and business meetings, and drafter of multiple articles.

Scott I. Zucker

Scott I. Zucker

Scott Zucker is a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik & Garber, P.C. and has been practicing law since 1987. He represents companies throughout the country on legal matters, including property development and construction, employment and landlord rights, and assists in resolving commercial disputes in state or federal courts and through alternate dispute resolution.

Zucker obtained his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is a frequent lecturer at national real estate conventions and is a contributing legal writer for trade magazines.

Zucker is a past president of Temple Sinai, a certified mediator and arbitrator, a fiction novelist and an advocate for creating ethical wills.


Adoption and Fertility Law
Lynn Holland Goldman, Esq.
Claiborne| Fox| Bradley LLC
60 Lenox Pointe
Atlanta, Ga. 30324
404-442-6969 ext.3
Our firm specializes in adoption, surrogacy, egg, sperm and embryo donation.
Other partners: Lila Bradley, Ruth Claiborne and Amy Fox

Business Law
Berman Fink Van Horn
3475 Piedmont Road, Suite 1100
Atlanta, Ga. 30305
Berman Fink Van Horn is a local law firm that provides a broad scope of business services and depth of expertise. Practice partners:
Benjamin Fink, Esq.

Jeffrey N. Berman, Esq.

Charles H. Van Horn, Esq.

Kenneth N. Winkler, Esq.

Lawrence Kasmen, Esq.

Neal Weinrich, Esq.

Lea Dearing , Esq.

Tom Sowers, Esq.

William Piercy, Esq.

Charles I. Pollack, Esq.
Fryer, Shuster, Lester & Pollack
1050 Crown Pointe Parkway, Suite 410
Atlanta, Ga. 30338
Fryer, Shuster, Lester & Pollack, P.C. is a general practice law firm located in the Perimeter Center area in North Atlanta.
Other parters: Keith E. Fryer, Michael H. Shuster and William R. Lester
Also handles: family law, real estate, civil litigation

Evan M. Altman, Esq.
8325 Dunwoody Place, Building Two
Atlanta, Ga. 30350
Thirty years experience, AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Legal Elite by Georgia Trend magazine.
Also handles: bankruptcy, catastrophic injury

JJ Gotlieb, Esq.
DLA Piper
1201 West Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2800
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
JJ assists companies and investors in a variety of corporate matters, including venture capital and private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, corporate governance and other legal and business matters.

Matthew Ames, Esq.
Balch & Bingham LLP
30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., NW
Atlanta, Ga. 30307
Experienced trial lawyer who specializes in resolving business disputes.
Also handles: intellectual property

Neil A. Moskowitz, Esq.
The Moskowitz Law Firm, P.C.
5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 284
Alpharetta, Ga. 30022
Thirty-two years of legal experience, specializing in commercial landlord tenant disputes, commercial collections, repossessions, and creditor rights.

Theodore I. Blum, Esq.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 2500
Atlanta, Ga. 30305

Scott Zucker, Esq.
Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik & Garber, P.C.
3495 Piedmont Road, Building 11, Suite 950
Atlanta, Ga. 30305
Other partners: David Weissmann, Paul Morochnik, Mark Euster and Ron Garber
Also handles: real estate, banking and construction

Criminal Law
Brandon Rosenbloom, Esq.
Michael D. Barber and Associates, PC
500 Sun Valley Drive, Suite G-3
Roswell, Ga. 30076
A team of former prosecutors ready to help with criminal and civil matters. Free consultations.

E. Jay Abt, Esq.
The Abt Law Frim, LLC
2300 Henderson Mill Road, NE, #300
Atlanta, Ga. 30345

Ryan Schwartz, Esq.
Schwartz Trial Law
4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, #303
Dunwoody , Ga. 30338

Employee Benefits
Anne Tyler Hall, Esq.
Hall Benefits Law
270 Carpenter Drive, Suite 325
Atlanta, Ga. 30328
Hall Benefits Law is an ERISA and employee benefits law firm focused on helping your company design and implement the best benefit plans possible so you can attract and retain top employees while avoiding costly legal non-compliance errors.

Estate Planning
Leonard F. Bittner, Esq.
Magellan Legal
4170 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. NE, Suite 480
Atlanta, Ga. 30319
Magellan Legal provides comprehensive planning to minimize family liability and taxes, and to maximize privacy.
Other partner: J. Kevin Meaders

Michelle W. Koufman, Esq.
Davis, Pickren, Seydel & Sneed LLP
21 Standish Avenue NW
285 Peachtree Center Ave., Suite 2300
Atlanta, Ga. 30303

Family Law and Mediation
Alyson Lembeck, Esq.
Ellis Funk
3490 Piedmont Road, Suite 400
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
Alyson has 16 years experience practicing exclusively divorce and family law. Alyson cares for clients, advocates strongly, and provides high quality work and practical solutions. Alyson received the Atlanta Jewish Times Reader’s Choice Award for being one of the top attorneys.

Dawn Smith, Esq.
Smith & Lake LLC
One West Court Square
Decatur, Ga. 30030
Smith & Lake is a law firm dedicated to assisting individuals and children to obtain fair and favorable results in family law matters. Dawn Smith and Sheri Lake bring decades of experience to the issues facing today’s changing families.
Other partner: Sheri Lake

J Pia Koslow, Esq.
Koslow Law Offices, LLC
3490 Piedmont Road, Suite 400
Atlanta, Ga. 30305
Focus is on facilitating a personalized and effective divorce process.

Samantha O. Lennon, Esq.
Hunter, Weinstein & Sometstein, L.L.C.
1000 Abernathy Road
400 Northpark Town Center
Suite 1425
Atlanta, Ga. 30328
Samantha practices in the areas of divorce and family law. Her office is located in Sandy Springs.

Immigration Law
Dale Schwartz, Esq.
Schwartz Posel Immigration Law Group
5500 Interstate North Parkway NW
Suite 450
Atlanta, Ga. 30328
We have over 100 years of combined experience in representing clients in business and personal immigration matters.
Other partners: Laine Schwartz Posel and Martha Maria Garcia

Intellectual Property
Douglas Weinstein, Esq.
Cantor Colburn LLP
1180 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 2050
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
Specializing in patents, copyrights, and trade secrets, transactions and litigations.

Gregory J. Kirsch, Esq.
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
1230 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 3100
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
We’re a general practice law firm practicing across a wide variety of legal fields.

Labor Law
Cliff M. Weiss, Esq.
Fox and Weiss, P.A.
3348 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30326
Representing both employers and employees for over 28 years. AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Recognized in Corporate Counsel magazine as a legal leader in employment law.

Julie Liberman, Esq.
Julie A. Liberman, LLC
7000 Central Parkway, Suite 1100
Atlanta, Ga. 30328
Represents individuals and businesses in a variety of real estate, business, and employment disputes. Expertise in homeowner association disputes.

Personal Injury
Darren Tobin, Esq.
10 Lenox Pointe
Atlanta, Ga. 30324
Helping victims of accidents and crimes. We go to court for serious injury cases.
Other partner: Jeb Butler

Real Estate
Abe Schear, Esq.
Arnall Golden Gregory
171 17th St., Suite 2100
Atlanta, Ga. 30309
National landlord-tenant practice, inbound Israeli real estate investment practice.
Other partners: Scott Fisher, Steve Pepper, Alan Minsk, Sherman Cohen, Hedy Rubinger, Jack Holland and Jonathan Golden

Larry Feldman, Esq.
Feldman Law Offices, LLC
1847 Peeler Road, Suite C
Dunwoody, Ga. 30338
We are a boutique closing firm, where service is still in style.

Lisa Karp Rose, Esq.
Rose Litigation, LLC
533 Johnson Ferry Road, Building D
Marietta, Ga. 30068
We are a boutique law firm specializing in all aspects of real property disputes.

Tax Law
Richard C. Litwin, Esq.
The Litwin Law Firm, P.C.
1742 Mt. Vernon Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, Ga. 30338
Helping businesses and individuals with multistate and issues including Georgia state and local taxation.

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