Scott Schulten

Top rated business & corporate attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP
Scott Schulten
Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

Practice Areas: Business & corporate, Real estate, International

Licensed in Georgia since: 1979

Education: University of Kentucky College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

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


Attorney Scott Schulten is the managing partner of Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Schulten has practiced law in the Atlanta metropolitan area since 1979 and is also admitted to practice in Kentucky. His practice focuses on commercial transactions, corporate law, and real estate development.

As part of his practice, Mr. Schulten has served as outside general counsel to various national companies. Since 2010, he and the members of his firm have handled commercial real estate transactions totaling more than $10 billion. In addition to his practice, he has authored articles for various publications and has lectured on many different legal topics for groups and organizations.

Mr. Schulten is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He was also listed among the state's "Legal Elite" by Georgia Trend magazine from 2012 to 2021.

Mr. Schulten belongs to several professional organizations including the Kentucky Bar Association and State Bar of Georgia.  He chaired the Atlanta Bar Association Managing Partner Committee from 2008 through 2014.  He also serves on the executive committee of Legal Netlink Alliance, an international coalition of over 50 law firms with more than 2,000 individual attorneys in some 25 countries. 

Mr. Schulten graduated from Oberlin College and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was a member of the university’s law review.

*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. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business/corporate, Real estate: business, International
  • 70% Business/corporate
  • 20% Real estate: business
  • 10% International

First Admitted: 1979, Georgia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Panelist, The Changing Foreclosure Practice: Professionalism, Practical Concerns, Insurance, Regulatory and Other Issues Related to Merging Practices, ICLE in Georgia (November 2016)
  • Guest, Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show (March 2016)
  • A Conversation with Cathy Hampton, City of Atlanta Attorney, The Atlanta Lawyer (October 2013)
  • Speaker, Alternative Fee Arrangements, Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference (April 2011)
  • Speaker, The View from Outside Counsel: Law Firm CEOs and Managing & Founding Partners Speak Out on How to Control Costs, Increase Value, and Improve Satisfaction for Clients, 4th National Forum on Reducing Legal Costs, American Conference Institute (March 2010)
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • City of Sandy Springs, 2007 - 2010.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Legal Netlink Alliance, Executive Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky, 1980
  • Managing Partner Forum, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Piedmont Park Conservancy, Patron
  • Georgia, 1979
  • 10.0/10.0 Rating, AVVO
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Georgia Legal Elite, 2012-2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2017
Educational Background:
  • Oberlin College, B.A., Major: Communications, 1975
Industry Groups:
  • Commercial

Office location for Scott Schulten

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-418-4110

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