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Rob Snyder is an attorney at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP and works in a variety of practice areas including business torts, products liability, and personal injury. Prior to joining the firm, Rob gained a diverse litigation and trial background working on complex cases. He has represented clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level and also has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation. Rob has substantial litigation and trial experience representing clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in major litigation including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and breach of contract actions. Rob’s diligent work and creative lawyering have been instrumental in achieving significant results for his clients and his peers have rated him as AV Preeminent for his Ethical Standards and Legal Ability.

Born in New Jersey, Rob’s family moved to Lawrenceville, Georgia when he was in elementary school. Rob graduated from Brookwood High School and then attended the University of Georgia graduating with honors with a degree in Philosophy. Rob came back to Athens, Georgia, to attend the University of Georgia School of Law on scholarship and graduated magna cum laude in 2008. During law school, Rob served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and as a board member of the Working In Public Interest Conference. Rob graduated in the top 5% of his law class and was inducted into the Order of the Coif after graduation.

After law school, Rob clerked for the Honorable Harold L. Murphy of the U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division and then practiced at two highly regarded law firms in Atlanta, Georgia. Rob is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Florida, the Federal Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, and is a Barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.

Rob lives in Decatur with his wife Melissa and their sons Charlie and Jack.

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  1. Business: 34%
  2. Defective Products: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

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  • Christopher Brian McDaniel

    I have been fortunate enough to witness Rob's effectiveness as a trial attorney first hand. He is exceptionally talented and is not afraid to fight tooth and nail for every thing his clients deserve. I highly recommend Rob to anyone looking for a competent, hard working, and well-respected attorney.

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    Christopher McDaniel Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Brandon Lee Peak

    Rob is one of the smartest lawyers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He has a quick mind and a keen intellect that allow him to get to the heart of a case very quickly. Rob is no doubt someone who knows how to present a complicated case to a jury and I fully endorse his ability.

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    Brandon Peak Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Butler Wooten & Peak LLP

2719 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA, 30324-3207

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201406/21/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminnet RatingMartindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent RatingN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRogers & Hardin LLP2012 - 2015
AttorneySchreeder Wheeler & Flint LLP2010 - 2012
Law ClerkHonorable Harold L. Murphy, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division2008 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lamar Inn of CourtBarristerN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
37 RUTGERS COMPUTER & TECH. L. J. 156Web 2.0 Crashes Through the Courthouse Door: Legal and Ethical Issues Related to the Discoverability and Admissibility of Social Networking Evidence2012
35 GA. J. INT'L & COMP. L. 645"Disillusioned Words Like Bullets Bark"; Incitement to Genocide, Music, and the Trial of Simon Bikindi2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
GTLA ConferenceIntroduction to Arbitration for New Lawyers2015
2015 GTLA ConferenceDevelopments in Georgia Punitive Damages Law--An Overview of Recent Case Law Regarding Punitive Damages Awards & the O.C.G.A 51-12-5 Statutory Cap" (with James E. Butler, Jr.)2015