Michael Wilensky

The Law Office of Michael S. Wilensky, LLC
1555 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30338
678-791-1725
wilenskylaw.com


Michael is recognized as one of Georgia’s premier wrongful death and serious injury attorneys. He has the highest rating available by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Rated Preeminent Attorney. In addition, in 2019 and 2020, Michael was awarded the Judicial AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible distinction.

Recently, Michael was selected for the third consecutive year to become a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.

In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Michael was recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates with the award of Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40. And, Michael has now been awarded Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine 5 times.

In addition to his law practice, Michael was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2018 and currently represents District 79, covering Dunwoody, a part of Doraville, and a small piece of Chamblee. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee, Intragovernmental Coordination Committee, and the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee.

Michael is a member of the American Association of Justice, The Dunwoody Bar Association, the Rotary Club of Metro Atlanta, is on the Anti-Defamation League Southeast Regional Board and their Civil Rights Committee, and is an Arbitrator for the State Bar of Georgia Fee Arbitration Program.

Michael is past HOA President of Ashford Chase and Past President of Brotherhood at Congregation B’nai Torah. He is a past member of The Posse Foundation Leadership Committee, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee, The Dunwoody Farmers Market Committee, and The City of Dunwoody Sustainability Committee.

Education


       
  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
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  • B.A., University of Georgia

Professional & Bar Association Memberships


       
  • State Bar of Georgia
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  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
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  • American Association for Justice
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  • Arbitrator for the State Bar of Georgia Fee Arbitration Program
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  • Anti-Defamation League Southeast Region Civil Rights Committee
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  • Dunwoody Bar Association
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  • Rotary Club of Metro Atlanta
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  • Past Member of Dunwoody Farmers Markey Committee
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  • Past Member Rotary Club of Dunwoody
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  • Past Member of The Posse Foundation Leadership Committee
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  • Past President of Brotherhood at Congregration B’nai Torah
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  • Past Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee

Bar Admissions


       
  • Georgia State Courts
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  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
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  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
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  • Pro Hac Vice Admission in Florida

Awards & Recognitions


       
  • “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale-Hubbell
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  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
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  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 In the State of Georgia by American Society of Legal Advocates
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  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine
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  • Co-author, “Ten Social Media Warnings for Clients,” Trial magazine (January 2016)