Wm. Scott Schulten

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP
 | 260 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-688-6800
Fax: 404-688-6840
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (70%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • International (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Wm. 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 and throughout Georgia since 1979 and has been admitted to practice in Kentucky since 1980. His practice focuses on commercial transactions, corporate law, real estate development, secured transactions and tax credit housing. He represents businesses, charities and non-profits.

As part of his practice, Mr. Schulten has served as outside general counsel to various national companies. Since 2000, he and the members of his firm have handled commercial real estate transactions totaling more than $5 million. In addition to his practice, he has authored articles for publications such as the Atlanta Lawyer and 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 Georgia’s “legal elite” by Georgia Trend magazine from 2012 to 2016.

Mr. Schulten belongs to several professional organizations including the Kentucky Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association, serving on the latter association’s managing partner forum. He also serves on the executive committee of the Legal Netlink Alliance, is a patron of the Piedmont Park Conservatory and belongs to the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition.

Mr. Schulten graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and 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 and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (70%)

Real Estate (20%)

International (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About Wm Schulten

Admitted: 1979, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.swtlaw.com/wm-scott-schulten


  • Georgia Legal Elite, 2012-2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2017

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • City of Sandy Springs, 2007 - 2010.

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)

Educational Background:

  • Oberlin College, B.A., Major: Communications, 1975

Industry Groups

  • Commercial
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Office Location for Wm. Scott Schulten

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-688-6800

Fax: 404-688-6840

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Last Updated: 8/26/2019

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