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Eric Coleman is a member of Winter Capriola Zenner LLP's litigation team, focusing his practice on all aspects of litigation in both Georgia and Federal Courts. His areas of concentration include commercial litigation, developer-turnover and construction litigation, business disputes, contracts, and community-association litigation. Eric also has experience representing personal-injury clients.

Eric received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2009 where he was a Vice Justice in Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Eric received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Mississippi in 2004.

From 2001-2007, Eric served in the Mississippi Army National Guard as an M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Gunner. Eric was deployed to Iraq for all of 2005 where, at the rank of Sergeant, he served as a vehicle commander and dismounted team leader, utilizing the Humvee instead of a tank, and participating in over 250 combat missions. For his service in Operation Iraqi Freedom III, Eric was twice awarded the Army Commendation Medal and the Combat Action Badge among other individual and unit distinctions.

Practice Areas:

General civil litigation, corporate litigation, commercial litigation, developer-turnover and construction litigation, business disputes, contracts, and community-association litigation.

Admitted to plead and practice in all Georgia Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Construction: 20%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Richard Vinson Merritt

    Eric has insight and wisdom beyond his years. His careful approach to matters and his ability to listen are key skills as he fashions creative and common sense solutions for clients. He also possesses invaluable real experience for someone his age. Hire him and his firm.


    Richard Merritt Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • James Robert Fletcher II

    Eric Coleman is a talented and hard working attorney. He is experienced not only with litigation in the trial court, but is also known as a strong advocate before courts of appeals. I have worked with Mr. Coleman, and know his work to be top-notch. I recommend Mr. Coleman.


    James Fletcher Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC

3490 Piedmont Road NE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA, 30305


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200908/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarAtlanta Magazine2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2015
AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super Lawyer Rising StarAtlanta Magazine2014
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
Super Lawyer Rising StarAtlanta Magazine2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Excellence for the Future Award in Legal ProfessionCALI2007
Army Achievement Medal (2nd Award)US Army2005
Combat Action BadgeUS Army2005
Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award)US Army2005
Army Commendation MedalUS Army2005
Army Achievement MedalUS Army2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWeinstock & Scavo, PC2009 - 2010
Summer AssociateWebb Tanner, Powell, Mertz & Wilson LLP2008 - 2008
Law ClerkStrickland Chesnutt & Lindsay2007 - 2009
Summer AssociateCity Of Atlanta Department Of Law2007 - 2007
SergeantUnited States Army2001 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Atlanta chapter)Member2011 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Buckhead Business AssociationMember2011 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers SectionBoard Member-at-Large2009 - Present
Community Associations InstituteAttorney Member2009 - Present
Sandy Springs Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Inns of CourtPupil2008 - 2009
Phi Alpha DeltaPast Vice President2006 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Greenwald v. Sugarloaf Residential Property Owners Assn, Inc.Win
Mercer v. Legacy State BankWin
Mercer v. Legacy State BankWin
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Publication nameTitleDate
NBI, Inc.Developing a Successful Trial Strategy (co-author)2014
wczlaw.netMillions in Debtors Assets Frozen by WCZ Attorneys After Uncovering Complicated Web of Fraudulent Transfers2013
wczlaw.netWCZ Obtains Another Favorable Ruling2013
wczlaw.netEric Coleman named to Georgia Rising Stars2013
Fulton County Daily Report11-lawyer group breaks away from Weinstock & Scavo2011
Fulton County Daily ReportDeKalb condo group claims construction defects2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of MississippiN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Law CourseBusiness Law2014
Atlanta Legal Experts Radio ShowCommunity Associations and Construction Defects2014