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August 2017 - Robert Mercer will moderate a panel discussion on the convergence of D&O coverage with bankruptcy and insolvency at the August 25 meeting of TMA Atlanta.

June 2017 - Georgia's leading legal publication, The Daily Report, recently featured an article about Kevin Ward's successful result on behalf of his client, The Cheetah, and its parent company, International Follies.  To read the article, please click here

February 2017 - Congratulations to our 7 attorneys who were recognized by Super Lawyers this year, a Thomson Reuters publication.  The are Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Eric Weiss, Jon Erickson, Dean Fuchs and Andrea Pawlak.  

December 2016 - Congratulations to Scott Schulten, Bill Joseph and Robert Mercer for being named to Georgia Trend Magazine's list of Legal Elite attorneys for 2016.  This honor is based solely on the votes of other Georgia bar members and recognizes attorneys for their extraordinary commitment to excellence in the practice of law.

November 2016 - Eric Weiss recently served as a panelist for the second consecutive year at the Annual Southeast Apartment Summit held at the Georgia Aquarium. The panel topic was Middle-Market, Private Capital and Analysis of the Rapidly-Growing and Highly-Active Investor Class. 

November 2016 - Scott Schulten was a panelist at last week's ICLE Seminar held at the State Bar of Georgia offices in Atlanta. Scott spoke about issues and concerns related to merging law practices as well as how to avoid common pitfalls associated with a change in law firm structure.

September - SWTW recently hosted one of the last games at Turner Field as part of the Builder Real Estate Bash.  Go Braves!

May 2016 - SWTW recently sponsored the Educational Foundation of Georgia Society of CPA's Golf Tournament which raises funds for scholarships.

April 2016 - Our new firm name is Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP.  A special congratulations to Eric L. Weiss for becoming a named partner.  Eric joined SWTW in 2002 and has been an invaluable member of our Team ever since.   

April 2016 - Congratulations to Dean Fuchs who has become a partner at the firm.  Dean joined the SWTW in 2003 and has earned a reputation as a skilled litigator in Atlanta and across the state of Georgia.  Congrats, Dean!

April 2016 - We are pleased to announce that Aimee LaTourette has joined the firm as an associate.  Aimee recently graduated from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School where she was Valedictorian.  Welcome to the firm, Aimee!

March 2016 - Scott Schulten was a guest on the Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show.  Hosted by Emily Rowell and produced by Pro Business Channel, ALE covers hot topics impacting the local and national legal communities.

February 2016Georgia Super Lawyers, a leading attorney rating service, recently recognized 8 SWT lawyers for excellence in the practice of law.  Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Eric Weiss, Jon Erickson, Dean Fuchs and Steve Sadow were all chosen as Super Lawyers. Andrea Pawlak was recognized as a Rising Star.

December 2015 -  SWT is happy to have sponsored the 7th Annual Retail Holiday Party held at The Southern Gentlemen in Buckhead.

November 2015 - Eric Weiss was recenlty a panelist at The Southeast Apartment Summit held at the Georgia Aquarium. The Southeast Apartment Summit brings together 350+ senior-level commercial real estate executives to discuss new business opportunities in emerging markets in Atlanta and the Southeast/Carolina region.

July 2015 - Congratulations to Kevin Ward, Andrea Pawlak and Zachary Zimmerman for recently winning a $21M appeal in a complex real estate loan case.  Not only was the team's trial court summary judgment win upheld, but the Court of Appeals also reversed the lower court's denial of attorneys' fees, adding $2.6M to the judgment. 

June 2015 - Congratulations to David Turner who, along with co-counsel, recently won a trial verdict of $4M in a medical malpractice case involving an unnecessary surgery. The jury deliberated three days before finding in favor of the firm's client.  The Daily Report wrote a feature article about the case in its June 17th publication which can be read here.

April 2015 - Congratulations to Andrea Pawlak, Kristi Smith and Sharon Mayo for completing the Dirty Girl Mudrun this past weekend! The event raises money for Bright Pink, a non-profit dedicated to the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. For pictures, click here.

February 2015 - Congratulations to 8 SWT attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2015, a publication owned by Thomson Reuters.  Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Eric Weiss, Jon Erickson, Dean Fuchs and Special Counsel, Steve Sadow, were named Georgia Super Lawyers.  Andrea Pawlak was selected as a Rising Star for the 6th consecutive year. The magazine also did a feature article on Steve Sadow, which appears here.

December 2014 - Congratulations to 7 SWT attorneys recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as the state's Legal Elite for 2014.  Selection is based solely on the votes of other members of the Georgia Bar.  To visit the digital edition, click here.

October 2014 - Congratulations to the trial team of Kevin Ward and Zack Zimmerman who were victorious in their 3-day jury trial in Chatham County Superior Court.  The jury took only eight minutes to reach a unanimous verdict and award the firm's client compensatory damages in the amount of $1,737,087, and $167,831 in attorneys' fees.

September 2014 - Congratulations to Tyler Keenan and his colleagues at the Barton Child Law and Policy Center for successfully arguing a case before the Georgia Supreme Court.  The Court’s recent decision changes the application of sentencing guidelines in death penalty and life without parole cases for minors. To read more, click here.

June 2014 - SWT attorneys, staff, and family members recently participated in the Atlanta Children's Shelter 5K Run/Walk and Family Festival at Piedmont Park. This is a great event for a great cause and we are looking forward to participating next year!

February 2014 - Congratulations to the 7 SWT attorneys recognized by Thomson Reuters in this year's Georgia Super Lawyers publication.  Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Jon Erickson, Dean Fuchs, and Special Counsel Steve Sadow were chosen as Super Lawyers.  Andrea Pawlak was selected to the list of Rising Stars.

December 2013 - Congratulations to 7 SWT attorneys who were recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as the state's Legal Elite for 2013.  Selection is based solely on the votes of other Georgia attorneys.  To visit the digital edition, click here.

December 2013 - The Atlanta Bar Association Managing Partners Committee, co-chaired by Scott Schulten, is providing the seminar "A Conversation with Presiding Justice P. Harris Hines on December 18th at the Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta.  For more information, please visit www.atlantabar.org.

October 2013 - Scott Schulten's article about Atlanta City Attorney Cathy Hampton's attendance at the Atlanta Bar Association Managing Partners Committee's Fall Meeting was recently published in the The Atlanta Lawyer.

September 2013 - David Turner recently spoke at In-house Counsel Seminar Series sponsored by the Daily Report. The seminar was held at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta. David's topic, "Prosecuting Professional Liability Claims," was very well received by all participants.

February 2013 – Six SWT attorneys were recognized in this year's Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Dean Fuchs, and Special Counsel Steve Sadow were chosen as Super Lawyers. Andrea Pawlak was selected to the list of Rising Stars.

February 2013 – Dean Fuchs gave a presentation to the Georgia Association of Community Care Providers and the Georgia Chapter of the National Private Duty Association titled, "Avoiding The Risk of Employee Misclassification under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Companionship Services Exemption – A Legislative and Regulatory Update on its Continued Viability."

January 2013 – SWT recently sponsored the Chinese Business Association of Atlanta (CBAA) 20th Annual Chinese New Year Gala held at the Woodruff Arts Center.

October 2012 – SWT was recently included in Verdict Search's publication "Georgia's Top Verdicts of 2011."

August 2012 – SWT partner David Turner recently had lunch with Governor Nathan Deal and other Georgia business professionals at the Governor's mansion.

June 2012 – Members of SWT recently participated in the United Way Day of Action sponsored by United Way and Hands on Atlanta. Our group interviewed formerly homeless people who shared their inspiring stories. United Way will turn the interviews into short biographies to inspire other homeless people, and to show potential donors the very real impacts their donations are making. Thanks to United Way for such a great opportunity.

May 2012 – Kevin Ward recently testified before the Georgia House of Representatives at a hearing about banks and banking, and specifically the passage of Senate Bill 448. See Video >

May 2012 – Bill Joseph's article "Leave Financial Assets in Canada? The U.S. Wants to Know About Them" was recently published by The Canadian EXPAT Network. Read article >

April 2012 – A special welcome to Angela Hibbert, our new receptionist.

February 2012 – Georgia Super Lawyers, a leading attorney rating service, recently recognized 6 SWT lawyers for excellence in the practice of law. Scott Schulten, Kevin Ward, David Turner, Eric Weiss and Dean Fuchs were all chosen as Super Lawyers. Andrea Pawlak was recognized as a Rising Star. View write-up in the 2012 edition, and photos from the awards reception at our FaceBook page >

February 2012 – Schulten Ward & Turner, LLP was recently featured on the front page of the Fulton County Daily Report, one of the largest legal publications in the Southeast. The article highlighted SWT's strong growth and impressive hiring, despite a struggling commercial real estate economy. View article >

September 2011 – Schulten Ward & Turner, LLP recently had its 25th Anniversary Party. View Photos >

September 2011 – SWT Partner Scott Schulten is scheduled to moderate a panel discussion at the 6th Annual National Forum on Reducing Legal Costs. The session is titled The View from Outside Counsel: Law Firm Managing and Founding Partners Speak Out on How to Control Costs, Increase Value, and Improve Satisfaction for Clients. The conference is being held October 20 – 21 in Philadelphia. View Brochure >

September 2011 – Congratulations to Partner Scott Schulten for earning an 8th straight Super Lawyers distinction. Scott was also featured in an interesting article titled Scott Schulten's Bucket List that was included as part of the annual publication of all Super Lawyers recipients.

April 26, 2011 – Join Us for a FREE One-Hour Panel Discussion: Pricing Strategies

April 25, 2011SWT partners selected for inclusion in 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers list, and also recognized for Georgia "Rising Stars" for 2011

March 2011Dean R. Fuchs Becomes a Georgia Registered Mediator and Arbitrator.

March 2011Dean R. Fuchs Wins Summary Judgment on Liability in Certified FLSA Collective Action Against Local Subway Restaurant Franchisees.

March 2010Dean Fuchs Obtains a $1.125 Million Judgment on Behalf of Client

March 2010Dean Fuchs Settles $200,000 EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit