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Winter Wheeler is a former top civil litigator who has made her niche as an expert mediator. She is sought out for her unique, compassionate, and successful style of handling complex matters that involve a diverse range of cultures, including Spanish-speaking clients.  Most recently, Winter was a senior attorney at a prominent law firm, and it’s this extensive body of experience she brings into her current mediation practice that makes her work stand out. A graduate of Georgetown University and Tulane Law School, Winter has always combined her passions for culture, diplomacy, and the law. Winter is the creator of The Four Cornerstones of Mediation®, which she introduced to the world in her first TEDx talk in March 2021.

She specializes in several areas, including:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Wrongful death
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Premises liability
  • Nursing home
  • Legal and medical malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Toxic torts
  • Trucking and auto liability
  • Civil rights
  • Defamation
  • Municipal liability; and water runoff
  • Construction defects
  • Contracts
  • Entertainment
  • Family Law
  • Title IX
  • Employment


  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 2006
  • Georgetown University, B.S., 2003
  • La Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2001-2002


Admitted to Practice

  • Florida, 2006
  • New York, 2007
  • Georgia, 2010


Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Secretary and Member of Executive Committee
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Chair of Legal Education
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • Mediatedotcom, Online Mediation Task Force, Advisory Board Member
  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Georgetown University Club of Metro Atlanta – Former Chair of Programming
  • American Bar Association
    • Dispute Resolution Section Member and Co-Chair of Mediation Week Planning Committee 2020
    • Former Diversity Committee Member and Membership Liaison
  • National Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers Division, Vice President and Co-Chair of Personal Development Committee


Honors and Awards

  • National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2015, 2019, 2020
  • National Black Lawyers Top 100, 2020