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Robert M. Hammers, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Schneider Hammers LLC
5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 975
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 770-884-4626
Fax: 404-600-2626
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Robert M. Hammers, Jr. is the co-founding partner of Schneider Hammers. Rob specializes in complex tort litigation.  Mass torts is an industry term to describe national litigation where many people are injured in similar ways by the same product, usually a medical device or pharmaceutical drug.  These case are highly complex, time consuming, and very challenging to successfully resolve.  Rob is an expert in this field.

He presently serves as leader as a member of the Plaintiffs' Leadership Committees for the following mass tort actions:

Appointed to Plaintiffs' Executive Committee: In re Paragard IUD Product Liability Litigation, U.S.D.C. Northern District of Georgia, Case No. 1:20-MD-2974-LMM 

Appointed to Plaintiffs' Steering Committee: In re Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, U.S.D.C. Southern District of Indiana, Case No. 1:14-ml-2570, MDL No. 2570

Appointed to Plaintiffs' Steering Committee: In Re Cordis IVC Filter Product Liability Litigation, Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda, Case No. RG116812476

Rob is proud to call himself a trial lawyer. As an Atlanta personal injury attorney, he is dedicated to getting fair and just results for those who have been injured by defective products or the negligence of others.  While Rob primarily specializes in mass torts, he and his firm also specialize in car wrecks, tractor trailer collisions, premises liability cases, slip and falls, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect cases, and workers compensation.   Schneider Hammers has successfully resolved thousands of personal injury cases of all kinds to help those hurt and in need of a hero when they need it most.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018

About Robert M. Hammers, Jr.

First Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Sponsor for South Cherokee Baseball
  • Sponsor East Cobb Baseball League, 2019
  • Volunteer with GTLA and St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church for charities and fund raising events


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Selected to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association LEAD program
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40: 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Eagle Scout

Educational Background

  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Civil Justice PAC Board Treasurer, 2019
  • Civil Justice PAC Board Member, 2017
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2008
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2013
  • American Association of Justice, 2011
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2010
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2014
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011


  • $3,000,000 verdict in Indiana Federal Court for client injured by a defective IVC filter medical device., 2019
  • $1,100,000.00 Tractor trailer collision causing multiple surgies., 2019
  • $5,000,000 judgment against pool company that negligently failed to train and supervise lifeguards resulting in brain injury to minor child., 2018
  • $480,000 verdict for man injured in an automobile collision that resuled in neck surgery., 2018
  • $1,666,666.67 settlement for family of man killed by tractor trailer that pulled in front of him. , 2017
  • $790,000 verdict in Henry County State Court for rear-end collision neck surgery case., 2017
  • $600,000 settlement for horse back riding injury by overcoming civil immunity and establishing the equipment was faulty and horse was unsafe., 2017
  • $1,350,000 for rear-end collision caused by drunk driver that resulted in back surgery., 2016
  • $840,000 jury verdict in DeKalb County State Court in a premises liability action against a condominium association who maintained a dangerous condition on the common elements of the property, 2014

Industry Groups

  • Automobile Negligence
  • Complex Tort Litigation
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
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Office Location for Robert M. Hammers, Jr.

5555 Glenridge Connector
Suite 975
Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone: 770-884-4626

Fax: 404-600-2626

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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