Overview

Juliana Nwafor is an Atlanta employment law attorney who advises large corporations to small and independent businesses on a variety of employment-related issues arising under state and federal laws.

As part of her practice, Ms. Nwafor represents employers in single-plaintiff litigation, as well as before administrative agencies. She provides counsel to clients in matters involving numerous employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation and disability, among other workplace issues. Her experience includes cases involving civil rights matters and violations of employment statutes, including Title VII and Section 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Before entering private practice, Ms. Nwafor completed a federal clerkship with the Honorable Leslie J. Abrams of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

Credentials

Education
  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Georgia State University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Memberships
  • Phi Kappa Phi
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, 2019 
  • Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association-Bloomberg BNA, 2014
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Employment Discrimination, 2012
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Administrative Law, 2013
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Legal Research, 2013
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Labor Law, 2013
  • Dean's List, Mercer University School of Law, 2011-2014
  • Third Best Petitioner Brief Award, Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition

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Speaking Engagements