Shaheem M. Williams

Senior Counsel

Atlanta, GA | Forest Park, GA

[email protected]

Education

  • Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
    • Graduated cum laude
    • Top 5% of class
    • Editor, JMLS Law Journal
    • Saloman Scholarship Recipient
    • Gate City Bar Foundation Scholarship Recipient
  • Kean University (Union, New Jersey)
    • Graduated cum laude
    • Fred C. Rummel Scholarship for Academics
Overview

Shaheem M. Williams is Senior Counsel at Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Forest Park office and is a member of the firm’s government law practice section. 

Before joining Freeman, Mathis & Gary, Shaheem worked as a Senior Assistant County Attorney for DeKalb County, Georgia where he handled a variety of transactional matters including local government financing, state and local tax matters, contract review and employee pension matters.  He also defended the County and its officials in both state and federal litigation, including employee discrimination and retaliation suits, Open Meetings Act violations, whistleblower claims, real property tax appeals, quiet title actions, and contract disputes.

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Bar Admissions

Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Affiliations
  • State Bar of Georgia, Local Government Section
  • Gate City Bar Association