Donna-Marie Hayle joined the Firm as an associate in 2013 and as a member in 2016. She has been practicing law since 2012. Donna-Marie’s practice focuses primarily on representing clients in family and domestic law matters, including, but not limited to, contested divorce, legitimation and child custody, modification and contempt of domestic relations orders, and same-sex family legal issues.  Donna-Marie is passionate about bringing her clients exemplary representation and working tirelessly to obtain the best results possible.  She also handles contract litigation and appeals (including, but not limited to, breach of contract actions, contractor/subcontractor disputes, and garnishment/collection of judgments), professional liability, and legal malpractice claims.  Prior to joining the Firm, Donna-Marie worked for a large firm in Atlanta handling discovery in its litigation department.  For more information on Donna-Marie's practice, visit


Practice Areas:

  • Family and Domestic Litigation

  • Contract Litigation and Appeals

  • Commercial and Business Litigation and Appeals

  • Professional Liability and Legal Malpractice Litigation



  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2012, cum laude

    • Family Law Certificate Program

    • International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court - Captain

    • Book Award - Intellectual Property

    • Book Award - Art Law

    • Book Award - Intellectual Property Litigation

  • The Florida State University, Bachelor of Science, 2009, magna cum laude


Bar & Court Admissions:

  • Georgia

  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

  • All Georgia trial and appellate Courts

  • Florida

  • All Florida trial and appellate Courts


Memberships and Awards:

  • State Bar of Georgia (Family Law Section)

  • State Bar of Florida (Family Law Section, Out-of-State Division, Young Lawyers Division)

  • Stonewall Bar Association

  • Atlanta Bar Association

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star Designation - 2016


Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Top QDRO Mistakes in Divorce (June 21, 2017) - Presented by: National Business Institute - To register, click here: Top QDRO Mistakes in Divorce


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