Robert D. Wildstein

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C.
Robert D. Wildstein
Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C.

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

Licensed in Georgia since: 1983

Education: University of Georgia School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C.

3490 Piedmont Rd NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305 Visit website


A founding member and principal attorney at the Atlanta, Georgia, law firm of Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C., Robert D. Wildstein specializes in offering thoughtfully tailored solutions to businesses engaged in professional services, technology, health care, real estate and manufacturing for matters related to:

·       Contracts

·       Commercial litigation

·       Commercial leasing

·       Corporate governance

·       Creditors’ rights

·       Debt recovery

·       Landlord-tenant litigation

·       Post-judgement collection

·       Transactional and business matters

Over the past three decades, Mr. Wildstein has provided a suite of affordable services that address the most critical aspects of operating a business with essential legal compliance. Besides drafting and reviewing various types of contracts for corporate clients, he maintains a strong focus on litigating large complex cases while offering the efficiencies of a small law firm. He pays close attention to the tax implications of transactions involving the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of property.

A 1980 Northwestern University B.A. graduate, Mr. Wildstein completed his J.D. cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1983 and L.L.M. in litigation from the Emory University in 1989. He is admitted to practice before the State Bar of Georgia, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Mr. Wildstein has served as the president of Ahavath Achim Synagogue in the past and as a board member of the Greenfield Hebrew Academy and The Weber School. He is also a member of organizations such as the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Atlanta Bar Association and the DeKalb Bar Association in Decatur. A passionate writer and an eloquent speaker, he has lectured on the entire range of his practice at several seminars and conferences.

For his professional accomplishments, Mr. Wildstein has received the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” rating from Avvo. He has also been recognized as a Legal Elite by the Georgia Trend Magazine and the Best Lawyers in America. He also devotes a part of his time to helping clients on a pro bono basis through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Closely Held Business, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Landlord/Tenant, Limited Liability Companies, Non-Compete Agreements, Partnership, Trade Secret

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Closely Held Business
  • 10% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1983, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

  • Vick v. Tower Place, AO4A0372 (Ga App. 2004) Successful representation of landlord in connection with default by tenant under lease and personal guarantee.
  • Chase & Taylor, Inc. v. Milam, 179 Ga. App. 844 (1986) Successful representation of broker in connection with real estate commission claim.
  • Levinson v. American Thermex, Inc., 196 Ga. App. 291 (1990) Successful representation of individual in connection with suit on personal guaranty.
  • Habachy v. Georgia Health Group, P.C., 207 Ga. App. 288 (1993) Successful representation of regional health care company in connection with employment claim.
  • Wurlitzer Co. v. Watson, 207 Ga. App. 161 (1993) Successful representation of national piano company in connection with breach of contract by local dealership.
  • Philips Medical Systems North America v. Diagnostic Equipment Services, 213 Ga. App. 236 (1994) Successful representation of national equipment manufacturer in case of first impression in State of Georgia regarding alleged breach of warranty claim.
  • Skipper Sams, Inc. v. Roswell-Holcomb Associates, Ltd., 247 Ga. App. 237, 543 S.E.2nd 765 (2000) Successful representation of landlord in connection with suit by tenant for alleged breach of Lease.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • The Weber School (Board Member)
  • Weber Mock Trial Team (Attorney Coach)
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta (Member)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Greenfield Hebrew Academy (Officer and Board Member)
  • Emory University Transactional Law Meets
  • Decatur-DeKalb Bar Association
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Bar Association
  • Ahavith Achim Synagogue (Past President, Officer and Board Member)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Georgia
  • AV Rated – Martindale-Hubbell (highest possible rating)
  • Georgia Trend “Legal Elite” (2007-2009)
  • Georgia Super Lawyer – Top 5% of Georgia attorneys, Atlanta Magazine (2006-2021)
  • Best Lawyers In America, Best Lawyers (2021)
  • AVVO-Top Rated Attorney
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Advanced Collection Strategies,” National Business Institute (2009)
  • Post-Judgment Collections Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (1992-Present)
  • Civil Litigation Discovery Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (1996)
  • “Lease Enforcement and Evictions,” Sterling Education (2001-2004)
  • “Commercial and Residential Evictions and How to Collect Overdue Rent,” Sterling Education (2004)
  • “A Practical Guide to Commercial Eviction in Georgia,” National Business Institute (2005)
  • “Advanced Lease Enforcement Law and Techniques in Georgia,” Lorman Education Services (2005)
  • “Landlord – Tenant Law in Georgia,” Sterling Education Services (2007-Present)
  • “Drafting and Enforcing Commercial Leases,” Sterling Education Services, (2007-Present)
  • “Residential Landlord – Tenant Law in Georgia,” Sterling Education Services, (2008)
  • “Landlord and Tenant Law in Georgia,” Lorman Education Services, (2008)
  • “Post Judgment Collection: Getting Debtors to Pay,” NBI National Teleconference (2009)
  • “Judgment Enforcement,” Lorman Education Services (2009)
  • “Commercial and Residential Landlord and Tenant Law in Georgia,” Lorman Education Services (2009)
  • Presenter for the last 20 years for the annual Post Judgment Collection Seminar for the State Bar of Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education providing attorneys with skills and background in collection of judgments against commercial entities, Chair and Presenter, Post Judgment Collection, State Bar of Georgia - Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Legal, 2019
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Northwestern University, with honors
  • L.L.M. in Litigation - Emory University, 1989
Industry Groups:
  • Health
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Great attorney, deeply involved in the community, strong legal mentor to others”

Office location for Robert D. Wildstein

3490 Piedmont Rd NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-564-7404


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

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