Rob Snyder


University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
  • J.D. magna cum laude - 2008
  • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Honors: Semi-finalist, Talmadge Moot Court
  • Honors: Morris B. Abram Scholarship, 2007-2008
  • Honors: Robert E. Knox Memorial Scholarship, 2005-2008
  • Law Journal: Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law, Editor-in-Chief

University of Georgia
  • B.A. cum laude - 1999
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • Major: Philosophy

Areas of Practice

  • Business Torts
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Rob Snyder


ROB SNYDER is an attorney at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP and works in a variety of practice areas including business torts, products liability, and personal injury. Prior to joining the firm, Rob gained a diverse litigation and trial background working on complex cases. He has represented clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level and also has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation. Rob has substantial litigation and trial experience representing clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in major litigation including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and breach of contract actions. Rob’s diligent work and creative lawyering have been instrumental in achieving significant results for his clients and his peers have rated him as AV Preeminent for his Ethical Standards and Legal Ability.
Born in New Jersey, Rob’s family moved to Lawrenceville, Georgia when he was in elementary school. Rob graduated from Brookwood High School and then attended the University of Georgia graduating with honors with a degree in Philosophy. After graduation, Rob spent several years as a touring musician before deciding to become a lawyer. Rob came back to Athens, Georgia, to attend the University of Georgia School of Law on scholarship and graduated magna cum laude in 2008. During law school, Rob served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and as a board member of the Working In Public Interest Conference, an annual conference focused on lawyers working for social justice. He also spent time working in the Western Circuit Public Defender’s Office representing indigent clients accused of crimes in Athens-Clarke County. Rob graduated in the top 5% of his law class and was inducted into the Order of the Coif after graduation.

After law school, Rob clerked for the Honorable Harold L. Murphy of the U.S District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division and then practiced at two highly regarded law firms in Atlanta, Georgia. Rob is an active member of the State Bars of Georgia and Florida, the Federal Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Lawyer’s Club, and is a Barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.

Rob lives in Decatur with his wife Melissa and their sons Charlie and Jack.

Published Works

  • Web 2.0 Crashes Through the Courthouse Door: Legal and Ethical Issues Related to the Discoverability and Admissibility of Social Networking Evidence (with Scott R. Grubman), 37 RUTGERS COMPUTER & TECH. L. J. 156 (2012)
  • "Disillusioned Words Like Bullets Bark"; Incitement to Genocide, Music, and the Trial of Simon Bikindi, 35 GA. J. INT'L & COMP. L. 645 (2007)
  • Trial Practice & Procedure, (Co-Author), 67 Mercer L. Rev. 257, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Barrister, Lamar Inn of Court

Past Employment Positions

  • Rogers & Hardin LLP
  • Schreeder Wheeler & Flint LLP
  • Honorable Harold L. Murphy, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division, Law Clerk