Law School

University of Georgia School of Law

Graduation Year

1994

States Barred

Georgia

Current City

Athens, Georgia

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate

Overview

Hal Wright is managing member of Hal Wright, Attorney at Law, LLC.
Mr. Wright brings an extensive background and training in real estate and environmental policy and law to the benefit of his clients.   Mr. Wright advises clients on business development strategies, corporate structuring, environmental policy, and litigation with a major focus on regulatory, land use, and real estate matters.   He offers a depth of experience in litigating matters relating to breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.   Mr. Wright is experienced in negotiating contracts and agreements.  He is a trained mediator.
 
Mr. Wright is a self-starter known for advancing his clients’ interests through alliance building and collaboration where possible.     He is both an analytical thinker and empathetic.   Mr. Wright works to be an active listener and a strong communicator.  
 
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wright helped to create and lead an Atlanta multi-service commercial real estate development company’s construction division to a position of long-term profitability.  Mr. Wright has also served as Executive Director/Legal Counsel for an environmental non-profit organization (Defenders of Wild Cumberland) and Chief Operating Officer/Legal Counsel of a technical start up company (Activate Worldwide, LLC).
  
Mr. Wright is admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in Georgia.   Mr. Wright received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994 and was awarded the Ossabaw Award for Environmental Law.    He holds a Master of Science degree in Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of Georgia, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.   Mr. Wright graduated from the University of Georgia, Franklin College of Art and Sciences in1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Magna Cum Laude; Honors Program; is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.   Mr. Wright was a Rhodes Scholar Candidate.


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