Andrea L. Pawlak

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP
Andrea L. Pawlak
Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business & Corporate, Environmental Litigation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2005

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2021

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303 Visit website


Andrea is an attorney and partner at Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. She handles matters involving business law, commercial law, family law, environmental litigation and compliance, real estate litigation, and more. She serves a diverse client base in metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia.

Andrea is a litigator who is as comfortable in a courtroom as she is working toward the resolution of a case. Over fifteen years of practice, Andrea has handled a variety of complex civil matters in multiple jurisdictions. Her practice began at a boutique environmental law firm, and she joined SWTW in 2007, primarily handling commercial and business litigation matters. Andrea also handles family law and employment law matters. She has won countless summary judgment motions, hearings, trials, and appeals. Andrea is a pragmatic and detail-oriented litigator. She has received a number of awards and accolades, including being named as a Georgia Rising Star Super Lawyer for eleven consecutive years and then being named a Georgia Super Lawyer. 

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Environmental Litigation, Family Law

Focus areas

Non-Compete Agreements

  • 70% Business Litigation
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Environmental Litigation
  • 10% Family Law

First Admitted: 2005, Georgia

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Emory Law Alumni Board, Past Member
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Guardian ad Litem
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Symposium Editor, Emory University School Of Law
  • Crisis In The Gulf Of Mexico: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill & The Oil Pollution Act, Co-Author, Environmental Law Section Newsletter (2010 Summer Edition)
  • Developers Beware - Grading Your Development Site May Put You on the Hook for an Environmental Clean-Up, Legal Grounds, Perspectives on Real Estate Law (2008)
  • Area Limitation State Homestead Exemptions and Zoning: The Sale and Apportionment of "Indivisible Homesteads", Comment, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 343 (2004)
  • Testimony, Georgia House of Representatives, Committe on Banks and Banking (2017)
  • Ms. Pawlak was a presenter at the Cliffe L. Gort Seminar-at-Sea in October 2017. She presented on the topic of "The Complexities of Collecting a Money Judgment" and covered areas such as foreign judgments, post-judgment discovery, and collection and levy tools., Speaker, Cliffe L. Gort Seminar-at-Sea, 2017
  • Ms. Pawlak presented testimony to the Georgia Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions on proposed legislation in 2017., Testimony, Georgia Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions, 2017
  • Dean's List; Dean's Public Service Award, Emory University School of Law
  • Student Bar Association, Emory University School of Law
  • Georgia Legal Elite, 2012-2017
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • Legal Association of Women Students, Board Member, Emory University School of Law
  • Moot Court, Semi-Finalist, Emory University School of Law
  • Georgia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2010-2021, Super Lawyers(R)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Middle District of Georgia (2006)
  • Admitted to Northern District of Georgia (2006)
  • Alabama (2007) 
  • Associate Editor, Environmental Law Section Newsletter (2009-2012); Mentor, Transition into Law Practice Program for first year lawyer (2011-2012)
  • Georgia, 2005
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Auburn University, summa cum Laude, 2001

Office location for Andrea L. Pawlak

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-418-4110


3 Years Super Lawyers
12 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2021

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