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- University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2014
- Miami University, B.S., Business Management, 2011
- Miami University, B.S., Kinesiology and Health, 2011
- Georgia Superior and State Courts
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division
- Unitied States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Savanahh Division
Donovan D. Potter, Sr.
Potter Law was created to provide effective and high-quality legal counsel to a diverse group of clients. Attorney Potter focuses his practice on representing individuals/families, businesses, athletes and entertainers in the sports, music and film/tv industry. Clients often want close and transparent communication with their lawyer and Attorney Potter prides himself on being a close legal advisor to his clients in developing practical solutions to ensure the best possible outcome for their legal matters.
While being a former collegiate athlete, Attorney Potter graduated from Miami University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the Farmer School of Business and a second Bachelor degree in Kinesiology and Health. He obtained Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. While in law school, Attorney Potter worked as a legal intern for the Business and Legal Affairs department of Black Entertainment Television, for General Electric (a Fortune 50 company) and also for the general counsel of Street Execs Management.
After working in-house and in private practice for two nationally recognized firms, Attorney Potter started Potter Law, LLC. Attorney Potter has represented a variety of clients in the areas of business law, sports and entertainment, wills/trusts and personal injury. Attorney Potter provides fervent representation for his clients in their respective legal matters. He is an experienced litigator and transactional attorney. He has negotiated millions of dollar worth of settlements on behalf of his clients. For his sports and entertainment clients, he has assisted negotiating six-figure deals in the sports realm and in music and TV/film. Attorney Potter is passionate for all of his clients and provides aggressive, zealous advocacy to obtain his client’s full satisfaction.
Attorney Potter is a member of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Gate City Bar Association and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
In his free time, he enjoys sports, live music, traveling and exercising. He is the father of two handsome boys and devotes his life to his family. Attorney Potter prides himself on being personable, compassionate and relatable to all of his clients.
Committed to helping others and giving back to his community, Attorney Potter serves as board member of Grove Park Renewal, Inc., a neighborhood non-profit focused on providing true affordable housing. He is also a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. He also served on the Westside Atlanta Charter School Board for four years. Attorney Potter is also a youth football and basketball coach.
- The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 - 2022
- 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star
- 2021 GTLA LEAD Class