M. Michelle Youngblood

Senior Counsel

Atlanta, GA
D 404.335.7146


  • J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law
  • B.A., Berry College, summa cum laude

Michelle Youngblood is Senior Counsel in Freeman Mathis & Gary's Atlanta office and represents a variety of corporate and governmental entities at both the trial and appellate levels in contract, tort, real estate, and general litigation matters. She has achieved successful results for her clients through jury trial, arbitration and mediation, as well as negotiation. She successfully defended an $8.3 million suit for alleged violations of restrictive covenants, theft of trade secrets and corporate opportunity, and breach of fiduciary duty.

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Bar Admissions


Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Publications & Engagements
  • “Tort Reform Revisited: Georgia Supreme Court (Finally) Adopts Daubert Standard,” LawLine (2010)
  • “Tax Appeals: New Risk for Taxpayers, New Opportunity for Tax Assessors,” LawLine (2009)
Representative Cases & Clients
  • Brina Bay Holdings, LLC v. Echols, 314 Ga. App. 242, 723 S.E.2d 533 (2012)
  • Fulton Cnty. Bd. of Tax Assessors v. LM Atlanta Airport, LLC, 313 Ga. App. 439, 442, 721 S.E.2d 640, 642 (2011)
  • Turner v. Clayton Cnty., 304 Ga. App. 250, 251, 696 S.E.2d 99, 100 (2010)
  • Clayton County v. HealthSouth Holdings, Inc., 288 Ga. App. 406, 654 S.E.2d 143 (2007)
  • Coker Properties, LP v. Brooks, et al, 278 Ga. 638, 604 S.E.2d 766 (2004).
  • Clayton County Civ. Serv. Bd. V. Hill, 355 Ga. App. 348 (2020).
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member