Lee D. Whatling


Atlanta, GA
D 678.996.9049
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Lee D. Whatling is an associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Atlanta office. Mr. Whatling received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from the University of Portsmouth, in the United Kingdom.

Before joining Freeman Mathis & Gary, Mr. Whatling served as a judicial clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Charles H. Weigle in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Macon Division.

During law school, Mr. Whatling served as the Executive Articles Editor for the 52nd volume of the Georgia Law Review, as an intern for Piedmont Circuit Superior Court Chief Judge David Motes, as an intern at the Western Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office, and as a research assistant for Professor Nathan Chapman. Before law school, Mr. Whatling spent two years teaching English as a Second Language in Incheon, South Korea.

Bar Admissions


Georgia Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia

Publications & Engagements
  • Member, Georgia Bar