Wrix McIlvaine is a talented and steadfast trial attorney that has battled for justice in courtrooms throughout Georgia. He is admitted to practice law in all Georgia trial courts, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Dedicated to serving the underdog, he takes on tough cases against big government and corporate interests and fights for the downtrodden. His litigation practice focuses on defending the Constitution, protecting civil liberties, giving a voice to the voiceless, and ensuring the injured receive fair compensation.
A lifelong musician and advocate for the arts and technology, Wrix also brings unique and specialized knowledge for those seeking to procure, defend and enforce copyright, trademark, patents and other intellectual property rights. After earning his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, he studied at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany and earned his Master of Laws in intellectual property from the Universität Augsburg in conjunction with the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center. He provides both domestic and international solutions in this arena and engages in a variety of trademark/patent, unfair competition, right of publicity and entertainment litigation.
Wrix has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers and as a Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyer magazine in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition to civil litigation, he takes on difficult and high profile criminal matters throughout Georgia and has won acquittals for individuals charged with murder, armed robbery, and drug trafficking among other infamous crimes.