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Michael H. Schroder


Practice Areas

Arson & FraudBad Faith LitigationCatastrophic Injury & Wrongful DeathInsurance CoveragePremises LiabilityProfessional LiabilityProperty InsuranceReal Estate LitigationTrucking Litigation


  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1976)
  • Princeton University (A.B., 1972)


For more than 30 years, Michael H. Schroder has maintained a broad defense litigation practice, handling numerous trials and appeals. He advises insurance clients on a wide range of insurance coverage issues, including both first- and third-party coverage matters, the defense of premises and transportation cases, professional liability and intellectual property matters.

Mr. Schroder is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the Atlanta Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. He participates as a speaker, a discussion leader and a panelist for litigation seminars on numerous subjects. He serves as the dean of the Litigation Management College presented each year at Emory University. Mr. Schroder has consistently been named a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine.

As a 1972 graduate of Princeton University, magna cum laude, with a degree in history, Mr. Schroder obtained his Juris Doctor in 1976 from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors.


  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Georgia Fire Investigators Association, Inc.
  • Old War Horse Lawyers Club
  • State Bar of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Awards & Recognitions

Mr. Schroder obtained four defense verdicts for insurance companies in bad faith suits. In each case, the homeowners were found responsible for setting fire to their properties. In two of the cases, the insurance company successfully obtained a verdict on its counterclaim for payments to the mortgagee.

Additionally, Mr. Schroder is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer in 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2012-present.

Interests/Additional Information

Mr. Schroder, a fourth generation native Atlantan, is married to Martiele, a native of Valdosta, Georgia, and they have two grown children.

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