Kurt R. Hilbert

Chalmers, Adams, Backer & Kaufman, LLC

Attorneys | Hilbert

Personal Experience & Biography

Kurt R. Hilbert is a seasoned litigator and advocate. He is an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, and repeatedly honored by his peers as a Georgia Super Lawyer, ALM Legal Leader as featured in the Wall Street Journal, America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators, Best Attorney in North Fulton County, Georgia 2014-2023 and Best of Georgia 2022-2024, Full Service Law Firm Category by The Georgia Business Journal.

Hilbert’s primary areas of expertise involve corporate matters, real estate, construction, banking, constitutional law, and employment. He advocates for the freedom, privileges and immunities imbued in all citizens by the U.S. Constitution and conservative, classic western philosophical viewpoints. Hilbert does not shy away from difficult or highly politicized civil matters. He personally oversees all matters and cases within his litigation team to provide comprehensive customer service and the highest level of advocacy.

Before partnering with Chalmers, Adams, Backer & Kaufman, LLC, Hilbert was the Managing Member of The Hilbert Law Firm LLC which he led for almost 15 years. Kurt was an equity partner at a prominent national law firm prior to his tenure at The Hilbert Law Firm, LLC.

In addition to his litigation practice, Hilbert is also a registered Civil Mediator in the State of Georgia, owns ADR Georgia LLC and has been certified as an expert witness in several GA cases involving real estate.


  • Business Litigation
  • Constitutional Law Litigation
  • Election Integrity Law Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Business Law, Corporate Startups & Governance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Georgia Court of Appeals, Judicial Clerkship under the Honorable Frank Eldridge, 2001
  • Northwestern University School of Law, with study at University at Oxford, New College, J.D. 2001
  • Northwestern University, B.A., with honors, Political Science, 1997
  • Northwestern University, B.M., with honors, 1997


  • Admitted to Georgia Bar, 2002
  • Pro hac vice Admission to Kansas, South Carolina, Illinois and California
  • All State, Superior, Appellate and Supreme Courts of Georgia
  • U.S. Federal District Courts, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • United States of America v. State of California et al, Brief for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Supreme Court of the United States, 19-532, November 19, 2022.
  • US Department of Homeland Security et al v. Regents of the University of California, Brief for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Supreme Court of the United States, 18-587, 18-588, 18-589, August 25, 2019.
  • Garland Favorito v Mary Carole Cooney, Brief for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Tea Party Patriots Foundation Inc., Fulton Superior Court 2020cv343938
  • Certified Legal Expert in real estate, lending, and title matters.
  • Defended and obtained dismissal of $50,000,000.00 bad faith claim against Allstate Insurance Company (2008).
  • Negotiated $6,000,000.00 governmental purchase of a strip mall in Cobb County after contentious dispute over easement rights.
  • Represents banks in real estate, lending and complex asset matters.
  • Handles and defends numerous cases involving builders and developers regarding defect, water and mold intrusion claims
  • Successfully litigated and obtained in excess of $7,000,000.00 worth of judgments and settlements for clients relating to construction defects, environmental torts, erosion and sedimentation control violations, Clean Water Act, water intrusion and mold claims.
  • Successfully brought a lawsuit to declare the initial GA Fair Lending Act unconstitutional which resulted in the GA General Assembly amending the law.
  • Obtained the 1st class action certification in GA history under the GA Fair Lending Act involving fraud and RICO claims for over 1000 fraudulent residential mortgage loans amounting to over $150,000,000.00 in damages. Facilitated US Attorneys and FBI in investigation of criminal investigation relating to claims.
  • Obtained judgments in a construction fraud and banking fraud case in excess of $8,000,000.00.
  • Set precedent in the State of Georgia regarding the interpretation of arbitration provisions in contracts.
  • Has extensive experience in insurance coverage disputes and declaratory judgment actions.
  • Featured keynote speaker at Title Standards Seminar for continuing legal education at the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Successfully participated in and/or completed over 100 barments, tax deed matters and/or quiet title actions concerning title to real property.
  • Non-judicial and judicial foreclosure actions for banks and private investors and evictions


  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2021-2024
  • America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators, 2020-2023
  • AV Preeminent rated Attorney by Martindale Hubble, 2014-2024
  • ALM Legal Leader, 2014-2024
  • America’s Top High Stakes Litigators, 2019-2023
  • “Best of Georgia 2022”, Full Service Law Firm Category, The Hilbert Law Firm LLC by The Georgia Business Journal
  • “Best Attorney” in North Fulton, Georgia 2014-2023 by Family Life Publications and citizens of North Fulton County, Georgia
  • Georgia Rising Star Super Lawyer, 2009, 2011, 2014
  • Finalist, Small Business Person of the Year Award, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Mediator, Supreme Court of GA
  • Neutral, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Real Property Section, Georgia Bar Association
  • Trial & General Practice Sections, Georgia Bar Association
  • Board Member, The Cottage School
  • Former President, Board Member, HomeStretch of Roswell
  • Former Board Member, Brookfield Country Club Board of Governors
  • Former President, Roswell Attorney Project “RAP”, a 501(c)6 and 501(c)3 GA non-profit
  • Founder, The Hilbert Law Firm LLC
  • Founder, Hilbert’s Heroes
  • Founder, ADR Georgia LLC
  • Member, Roswell Rotary Club
  • Member, North Fulton Chamber of Commerce