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Edwin Jay Schklar

Edwin Jay Schklar

also known as Edwin Schklar, Edwin J. Schklar

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 20%
  3. Construction & Development: 10%
  4. Intellectual Property: 5%
  5. Class Action: 5%

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  • Michael Ryan Peacock

    Edwin is a superb lawyer and mentor. His organization and meticulous attention to detail is a great asset to clients that attorneys too often lack. I heartily endorse Edwin.


    Michael Peacock Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Matthew Thomas Berry

    I endorse this attorney. Edwin's reputation for providing strong representation in complex litigation matters is well-established in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.


    Matthew Berry Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Schklar & Heim, LLC

945 E Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA, 30326


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198011/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2014
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2013
Georgia's Top Rated LawyersALM2012
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2007
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2006
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2005
Atlanta's Top 50 LawyersAtlanta Business Chronicle2004
National Runner-UpEmory Moot Court Team1979
Editor, Emory Law JournalEmory University School of Law1978
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberSchklar & Heim, LLC1991 - Present
AttorneyJones Day1989 - 1991
AttorneyHansell & Post1984 - 1989
Special Assistant U. S. Attorney, D.ColumbiaUnited States Attorney's Office1983 - 1984
Special Assistant U. S. Attorney E. D. of VirginiaUnited States Attorney's Office1981 - 1984
Judge Advocate General CorpsU.S. Army1980 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Managing Partners CommitteeMember2008 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1980 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Fulton County Daily ReportStealth Attack Leads to Vanishing Middle Class2012
Fulton County Daily ReportAmericans Have a Right to Be Upset2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1980
Vanderbilt UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Winter MeetingGood Client Relations2012