3455 Peachtree Road
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 869-9054
Fax: (678) 389-8475


Office Co-Managing Partner

C. Anthony Mulrain

Office Co-Managing Partner

Chad A. Shultz

Atlanta Fast Facts

  • 15 Attorneys
  • Opened in 2011
  • "Top 100 Most Influential People in Entertainment," Rolling Out magazine
  • "Man of Influence," Atlanta Business League
  • "Atlanta Powerpreneur," Atlanta Mayor's Office
  • "40 Under 40 Rising Stars," Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • "Top 40 Under Forty” Achievement Award, The Network Journal
  • Director, Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers’ Association
  • Current Contract Compliance Officer for the City of Atlanta’s Office of Compliance

In January 2011, Gordon & Rees opened the firm’s 18th office in Atlanta, Georgia. The office was opened by partners C. Anthony Mulrain and Donald M. Woodard, both nationally recognized attorneys named among “The 100 Most Influential People in Entertainment” by Rolling Out magazine and recipients of “Top 40 Under Forty” achievement awards. Mr. Mulrain serves as the office managing partner and leads the firm’s Sports, Media, and Entertainment Law Practice Group. Mr. Mulrain is also a member of our Commercial and Business Litigation Practice Group. Under Mr. Mulrain’s leadership, the office has expanded and broadened its services to handle complex, high-stakes litigation, transactional, and counseling matters.

The office includes senior partners who are widely recognized as leading attorneys in their respective fields.  In early in 2014, Chad Shultz joined the firm and dramatically enhanced the Atlanta office’s employment litigation and counseling capabilities. Collectively, with our other senior partners Alonzo Llorens, specializing in business transactions, and Jeff Melcher, co-chair of the Trucking & Transportation Practice Group, the office’s attorneys focus on:

  • Sports, Media, and Entertainment Law
  • Crisis Communications
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor
  • Business Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax

Attorneys in the office represent individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and businesses of all sizes. Clients include:

  • Sports Industry clients: athletes, sports agents and sports agencies
  • Entertainment Industry clients: actors, writers, producers, directors in the motion picture and television business, recording artists, record producers, songwriters in the music business and authors, on-air television hosts and radio station personalities, and investors
  • Corporate clients: start-ups, franchises, publicly-traded corporations, multinational media and telecommunications entities, individual and institutional investors