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Joseph H. Wieseman


Joe Wieseman has successfully represented clients in matters involving legal malpractice, intellectual property, data breaches, professional liability, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and real estate. Joe has a wide range of litigation experience involving investigations, arbitration, and mediation. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (U.S. private sector) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. 

Professional Expertise

  • Oversaw and conducted internal investigation of large financial institution involving allegations of liability for losses exceeding $10,000,000.
  • Successfully drafted post-trial and appellate briefs where the Supreme Court of Georgia established the boundaries of expert testimony in legal malpractice lawsuits and reversed an adverse judgment in excess of $2,500,000.
  • Granted summary judgment for commercial printer in a multi-million dollar trademark infringement action under the Lanham Act.
  • Granted dismissal for law firm in lawsuit alleging complicity in an international investment fraud alleging damages in excess of $3,000,000.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in arbitration for financing company concerning proper application of the FTC Holder Rule.
  • Granted dismissals for numerous closing attorneys and law firms in actions alleging legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duties, and violations of the FDCPA in real-estate transactions.



  • Vanderbilt University Law School  (J.D., 2005)
    • Member, Vanderbilt Law Review
  • Vanderbilt University  (B.A., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Maryland


  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
    • Technology Law Section
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Atlanta Bar Association
    • Atlanta Council of Young Lawyers


  • Portuguese