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55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30308


LL.M., Litigation, Emory University School of Law

J.D., University of South Dakota School of Law

B.S., University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh


U.S. District Court in Sioux Falls, South Dakota


Super Lawyers®, Distinctions in Employment & Labor, Alternative Dispute Resolution, (2009-2023)

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Commercial Litigation (2018-2022), Arbitration and Litigation – Labor & Employment (2006-2024)

Georgia Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation (2009-2023)

Super Lawyers – Corporate Counsel Edition by Super Lawyers magazine

AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell


Chad Shultz handles a wide variety of litigation, including commercial litigation, and is a practice group leader for the Firm’s Employment practice group. He leads a team of skilled attorneys in Atlanta that assists clients with litigation and with preventing legal challenges through training and counseling. In the event those situations cannot be prevented, his team litigates, meditates, and arbitrates to a successful resolution. For the past 30 years, Chad has litigated in state and federal courts in 29 states (including over 20 jury trials) and has conducted over 65 labor arbitrations. As a certified mediator, he has successfully resolved over 100 employment law matters. Chad also assists companies by serving as “settlement counsel” on complex or difficult to resolve matters with the sole focus of settling claims to reduce defense costs significantly.


  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia

Community Involvement

Chad serves as the President on the executive board for the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. He is a trustee on the national board for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and serves as past President on the board for the A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club in Conyers, GA. Additionally, Chad is an adjunct professor at Emory Law School teaching an employment discrimination lab class, a position he has held since 2009.

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