Taylor English allows me the ability to partner with my clients to provide sound and creative legal solutions utilizing a model of flexibility that actually works … one that is focused on and mindful of each client’s respective business needs, goals and limitations.
Ann Schildhammer is an experienced litigator whose practice concentrates in general business/commercial litigation, employment litigation and HR counseling, personal injury defense, and real estate and title litigation. Utilizing her experience as former general counsel for a top-40 home building company, she also provides general business advice in the areas of legal and regulatory compliance matters, risk management and the supervision/management of outside legal counsel. Ms. Schildhammer has extensive experience handling employment discrimination claims, wrongful termination, and claims involving nondisclosure/noncompetition agreements. She provides management and employee sensitivity training on various HR issues, including sexual harassment; conducts internal employment audits; and prepares and provides advice on employment contracts and separation agreements. Ms. Schildhammer also has handled numerous real estate/title litigation matters, several of which have resulted in published opinions.
Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Schildhammer joined Morris, Manning & Martin LLP, where she practiced as an associate and then a partner for 18 years. Thereafter, she held the role of executive vice president and general counsel for McCar Homes Inc., one of her longtime clients. Before joining Taylor English, Ms. Schildhammer chaired the litigation practice group for Perrie & Associates LLC.
Ms. Schildhammer has served as a Commissioner for the City of Alpharetta Recreation & Parks Department and has been a longtime youth sports coach. She started the fast pitch softball program at Mount Pisgah Christian School, served as head coach of Mount Pisgah’s Varsity Girls Basketball team, and also coached basketball at Kings Ridge Christian School. Ms. Schildhammer currently coaches both JV and Varsity Girls Basketball at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, and is proud to have been a part of Holy Innocents’ 2016 2A State Championship season.
When she’s not practicing law, spending time with her two college-age sons, engaging in community service, or coaching, Ms. Schildhammer enjoys golf, tennis, scuba diving and other water sports, and riding her motorcycle.
Bench trial results in judgment on professional negligence and Georgia civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act through a non-jury trial in US District Court of North Georgia. Successfully obtained judgment.
- SHRM Atlanta HR ConferenceMarch 27 – 28, 2018
- "HR Management Tips and the Legal Perspective You Probably Need," Women in HVAC Leadership SeminarApril 30, 2015
- "Managing Your Workforce in a Volatile Market," Material Handling and Logistics Conference (25th Anniversary)September 19-22, 2010
- Employment and Labor Relations
- Entertainment, Sports and Media
- Leisure and Hospitality
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Real Estate
- Restaurant, Food and Beverage, and Licensing
- Youth-Serving Organizations
The University of North Carolina, JD, 1988
The Pennsylvania State University, BS, with honors and highest distinction, 1985
Courts & Adjudicative Bodies
Court of Appeals of Georgia
Supreme Court of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit