Biography

Wright grew up in Atlanta, GA, and graduated from The Lovett School in 1988. Wright attended college at the University of South Carolina on an athletic scholarship and lettered at Quarterback. After college, Wright studied Spanish in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Upon returning to the United States, Wright attended Emory University School of Law, graduating in 1996. He started his career with the Atlanta firm of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, where he defended the interests of large insurance companies in various liability matters.

Seeking to expand his litigation skills, Wright joined the highly regarded national labor and employment firm of Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP in 2001 where he became a Partner.

Wright is active in the Buckhead community and founded The Buckhead Heritage Society in 2005 and serves as an Emeritus Board Member of that organization. In 2013, Wright negotiated the Agreement to relocate the historic Randolph-Lucas House from Buckhead to Ansley Park.

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Wright serves on the Board of Trustees at Lovett where he has also chaired various fundraising committees. He has also served as Vice Chairman of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and as a Board Member of the Atlanta Preservation Center. In 2005, Governor Sonny Perdue appointed Wright to serve as General Counsel of the Executive Center Fine Arts Committee.

Wright is an experienced endurance athlete who has completed two IRONMAN Triathlons and numerous other endurance races. Wright and his wife, Antonia, live in Buckhead with their two young children.

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