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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. Donovan D. Potter is a skilled attorney with over a decade of experience in the legal field. He focuses his practice on three main areas: business law, sports and entertainment law, and personal injury. Clients often want close and transparent communication with their lawyer and Donovan 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 football player, Donovan 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.
After working in-house and in private practice for two nationally recognized firms, Donovan started Potter Law, LLC. In the area of business law, he advises and represents a wide range of clients, from small startups to mid-size corporations. He has extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation, intellectual property, and corporate governance. He is dedicated to helping his clients navigate the complex legal landscape of running a business and is committed to protecting their interests and helping them achieve their goals.
Donovan also has a passion for sports and entertainment law and has worked with many clients in these industries. He understands the unique legal challenges faced by athletes, entertainers, and the companies that employ them, and is able to provide tailored legal advice to meet their needs. Donovan is passionate for all of his clients and provides aggressive, zealous advocacy to obtain his client’s full satisfaction. Additionally, Donovan is dedicated to representing individuals who have been injured as a result of someone else's negligence. He has negotiated millions of dollar worth of settlements on behalf of his clients. He is committed to fighting for the rights of his clients and ensuring that they receive the justice they deserve.
Donovan is a member of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Sports Lawyers Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Gate City Bar Association, American 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. Donovan prides himself on being personable, compassionate and relatable to all of his clients.
Committed to helping others and giving back to his community, Donovan serves as youth football and basketball coach. He also has served on the various local organizations and on a school board over the years. He is also a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta.
- The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 - 2022, 2023
- Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2022, 2023, 2024
- 2021 GTLA LEAD Class