Meet Our Legal Team

Experienced and Strategic

Our team at WZND has years of experience representing clients in a variety of legal matters, and we are committed to providing trustworthy, high-quality representation. We understand that navigating the legal system can seem intimidating, which is why we are committed to giving you the support and guidance you need every step of the way. If you are looking for an experienced, dedicated legal team to partner with, look no further than WZND

 
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William Zschunke

Partner

A founding member of Webb, Zschunke, Neary, and Dikeman in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Zschunke’s practice focuses on civil trial practice with special interests in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Property and Casualty Insurance, Errors and Omissions, Bad Faith Litigation and Commercial Litigation. He has tried numerous cases in Federal and State Courts throughout Georgia and three other states. He often represents injured victims of negligence and has obtained multiple seven-figure settlements. Bill is also a certified mediator and arbitrator in Georgia. 


Education

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth

    • B.A., magna cum laude, 1976

  • Wake Forest University

    • J.D., cum laude, 1983


Memberships, Accreditations, Activities 

Atlanta Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia; United States District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia; United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; Georgia Appellate Courts. 


Bill Has been named one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers in Atlanta Magazine for years based on a statewide survey of practicing attorneys. He holds an AV rating in Martingale- Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive from attorneys and judges. Bill has been a featured speaker at continuing legal education seminars and Georgia Fire Investigators Association Seminars. Bill is a certified mediator and arbitrator in Georgia.


Email: wzschunke@wznd.net

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Marvin Dikeman

Partner

A founding member of Webb, Zschunke Neary, and Dikeman in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Dikeman has tried cases or even led counsel in 23 states. He has been the lead trial counsel in more than 25 jury trials in the last five years in cases involving transportation, trucking, insurance coverage, and catastrophic injury. 


Education

  • University of Nebraska- Lincoln

    • B.A. English 1985

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    • J.D., 1988


Memberships, Accreditations, Activities 

State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, United States District Court, Northern, Southern, and Middle Districts of Georgia, American Board of Trial Advocates, and United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals


Marvin holds an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive from attorneys and judges. In addition, Marvin has been a featured speaker at numerous legal seminars and symposiums. He is also a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.


Email: mdikeman@wznd.net

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Brian Neary

Partner

A founding member of Webb, Zschunke Neary, and Dikeman in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Neary’s practice emphasizes personal injury, motor carrier and transportation law, hospitality and retail, construction litigation, premises liability, insurance, and general civil litigation. Brian has tried dozens of civil jury cases and has argued extensively in Georgia’s appellate courts. Brian has also successfully negotiated favorable settlements for clients through alternative dispute resolution. At WZND, Brian has successfully represented numerous individuals and businesses in personal injury cases. In addition, Brian has secured substantial settlements for victims of negligence. As part of his practice, Brian represents business owners and individuals.  


Education

  • The University of Nebraska –

    • B.S., 1984

  • The University of Nebraska-

    • J.D., with distinction 

Memberships, Accreditations, Activities 

State Bar of Georgia, Nebraska State Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, United States District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia, United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and American Board Trial Advocates.


Brian has been named one of Georgia’s “Super Lawyers” in Atlanta Magazine from 2004 through 2014 based on a statewide survey of practicing attorneys. He holds an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive from attorneys and judges. Brian has been a featured speaker at continuing legal education seminars. Recent events include “Powerful Evidence in Georgia Civil Litigation” and “The Paralegal’s Guide to Conducting Effective Medical Discovery in Georgia.”


Email: bneary@wznd.net

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Melissa McMullen

Partner

Having joined Webb Zschunke Neary and Dikeman as a partner in 2003, Melissa’s practise focuses on property and casualty insurance, premise liability, insurance coverage disputes, fraud, arson, personal injury, and general civil litigation. Melissa began her practice at a small litigation firm, then worked as an Associate at one of the largest insurance defense firms in Georgia for several years. She has successfully tried dozens of civil cases in state and federal courts and has argued extensively in Georgia’s appellate courts.  


Education

  • University of Georgia

    • B.B.A. 1990

  • Wake Forest University School of Law

    • J.D. 1993


Memberships, Accreditations, Activities

State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, Olympic Committee Chairperson 1996, United States District Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia, United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and American Bar Association. 


Melissa holds an “AV” rating in Martingale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive from attorneys and judges. In addition, she received the AVVO Clients’ Choice Award for Insurance in 2013. She is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, National Fire Protection Association, and Buckhead Business Association.


Email: mmcmullen@wznd.net

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Andrei Ionescu

Partner

Having joined Webb Zschunke Neary and Dikeman in 2013, Andrei began his practice during his third year of law school. First, he worked as a Prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office for the Western Judicial Circuit, representing the State of Georgia in all aspects of felony prosecution in Athens-Clarke County and Oconee Counties. He then continued to Savannah, Georgia, focusing primarily on commercial litigation, construction law, general tort litigation, and local government law. As a Partner at Webb Zschunke Neary and Dikeman, Andrei currently concentrates his practice on personal injury, premises liability, bad faith litigation, and insurance disputes. 


Education

  • University of Georgia

    • A.B., summa cum laude, 2009

  • University of Georgia

    • J.D., cum laude, 2012

Memberships, Accreditations Activities

State Bar of Georgia, National Order of Barristers. 


Admitted to Practice: Court of Appeals of Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia, United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts; United States Court of Appeals for the eleventh circuit.


Email: aionescu@wznd.net

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Heath Williamson

Partner

Heath Williamson joined Webb, Zschunke, Neary & Dikeman in 2021. Mr. Williamson’s work experience involving insurance companies is extensive. Before attending law school, Mr. Williamson worked as an account underwriter for two major Fortune 500 insurance companies. Since graduating from law school, Mr. Williamson’s entire career has been spent defending insurance companies, with two of those years working in-house directly with an insurance company in both the Atlanta and New York markets. Throughout his experience, Mr. Williamson has represented insurance companies ranging from the largest and most well-known companies to smaller, more specialized companies. In addition, he has litigated in each tier of the court system, from Magistrate to Federal. 


Education

  • The University of West Georgia –

    • B.A 2004

  • John Marshall Law School

    • J.D., - 2013


Memberships Accreditations Activities

Heath Williamson was selected to the Super Lawyers list as a “Rising Star” for 2022


Email: hwilliamson@wznd.net

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Amanda Francissen

Paralegal

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Lynn Meadows

Legal Secretary

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Crystal Grayson

Office Manager

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