Richard Schneider

King & Spalding - Georgia


1180 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30309

+1 404 572 4889

Local Litigation Star

National Practice Area Star

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Doc Schneider is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers who focuses on the defense of product liability claims and complex commercial disputes. Doc is also an appellate advocate arguing cases in appellate courts across the country on a broad range of subject matters.

With more than 35 years of experience, Doc represents clients in trial courts and appellate courts across the country on matters involving tobacco products, asbestos-containing products and alleged toxic exposures in the workplace and in the environment, as well as commercial disputes.

In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Doc is a Trustee of the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society and gives lectures on the history of the Court and its controversial cases. Doc is ranked by Chambers USA and listed in The Best Lawyers in America in five practice areas as well as in Georgia Super Lawyers.

Doc graduated first in his class from Mercer University School of Law in 1981. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mercer University in 2014 and 2015.


  • J.D., Mercer University, summa cum laude
  • B.A., Auburn University, high honors

Updated Sep 2021