Wendell K. Willard

Senior Counsel

Atlanta, GA
D 770.818.1288


  • J.D., Atlanta Law School
  • B.A., Georgia State University

Practice Sections

Government Law


Wendell Willard is Senior Counsel in the Atlanta office of Freeman Mathis & Gary.  He is a member of the Government Law National Practice Section.  Mr. Willard has been a practicing lawyer in the Atlanta area for over 50 years.  His primary areas of practice have been in local government law (having served as County Attorney in Dekalb County, and City Attorney for Sandy Springs), and real estate law. He is a trial lawyer, having been involved with over 60 appellate court decisions in state and federal courts.

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Awards and Recognition
  • Georgia Council on Aging Legislator Award
  • Department of Human Resources Leadership Award
  • Association of County Commissioners of Georgia and Georgia Municipal Association as a “Champion of Georgia’s Cities”
  • State Bar of Georgia “Lifetime Achievement Award”
  • Big Voice for Children Award
  • State Bar of Georgia Distinguished Service Award, 2013