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Meet MIke

Mike Wilensky was born and raised in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area. A product of our public school system, he graduated from North Springs High School, where he played basketball and ran cross-country. He is the husband to a beautiful wife of eight years and they have two wonderful daughters. Mike not only lives in Dunwoody, but he is also a Dunwoody small business owner of a law practice located near Perimeter Mall.

EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS

  • City of Dunwoody Sustainability Committee

  • Dunwoody Farmers Market Committee

  • Dunwoody Bar Association

  • Ashford Chase (Dunwoody) HOA President

  • Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber

  • Rotary Club of Dunwoody

  • The Posse Foundation Leadership Committee

  • Immediate Past President of Brotherhood at Congregration B’nai Torah

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee

  • Arbitrator for the State Bar of Georgia Fee Arbitration Program

  • Anti-Defamation League Southeast Region Board Member and Civil Rights Committee Member

Mike is an experienced leader with the heart of a public servant. After graduating cum laude from the University of Georgia, he earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. While in law school, a passion to protect and advocate for others developed. There he served as a federal law clerk to United States District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett, worked a full year with the Baltimore Public Defender felony division, and handled an appeal in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals under the Third Year Law Student Act. Mike continues his pursuit of justice on behalf of Georgia citizens who have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one or life-changing injuries, and his courtroom experience fulfills his desire to ensure all Georgians receive equal protection under the law.

As an advocate for his clients, Mike has been recognized among Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” four years in a row and has received the highest rating available by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2017, Mike was selected to become a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for civil plaintiff attorneys and was recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates with the award of 2017 Georgia Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 in the State of Georgia.

Civic engagement keeps Mike grounded and in touch with the common sense values that make Dunwoody a great place to live and raise a family. In addition to HOA president and his service to the City of Dunwoody, Mike also served as the Immediate Past President of the Brotherhood of Congregation B’nai Torah, a social, athletic, and civic organization that promotes family and community spirit within the synagogue.

ENDORSEMENTS

Individuals

Gov. Roy Barnes
Former Sen. Jason Carter
Former Rep. Stacey Evans
Minority Leader Sen. Steve Henson
Minority Leader Rep. Bob Trammell
Sen. Nan Orrock
Sen. Lester Jackson
Sen. Emanuel Jones
Sen. Elena Parent
Sen. Jen Jordan
Rep. Pat Gardner
Rep. Karla Drenner
Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver
Rep. Al Williams
Rep. Roger Bruce
Rep. Michele Henson
Rep. David Wilkerson

Rep. Scott Holcomb
Rep. Demetrius Douglas
Rep. Spencer Frye
Rep. Dewey McClain
Rep. Park Cannon
Rep. Renitta Shannon
Rep. Sam Park
Rep. Derrick Jackson
Rep. Brenda Lopez
Rep. Teri Anulewicz
Doraville City Council Member Stephe Koontz
Doraville City Council Member Robert Patrick
Dem. Candidate Georgia Lt. Governor Sarah Riggs Amico
Dem. Candidate SD40 Sally Harrell
Heather Fenton
Lani Wong
Jon Ossoff

Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia
Georgia Stonewall Democrats
Red Clay Democrats
I-PAC Georgia
Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates
Sierra Club, Georgia Chapter
Georgia Equality
Georgia AFL-CIO

Atlanta & North GA Building Trades

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Georgia Association of Educators Fund for Public Education Committee

National Democratic Redistricting Committee

Contact Mike: (678) 791-1725 or mike@wilenskyforga.com