Jacquelyn Thomas Watts

Associate
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Overview

Jacquelyn Thomas Watts is an Atlanta attorney and a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Ms. Watts is experienced in handling complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration. She has assisted a variety of clients, including corporations and other business entities, public utilities and individuals in matters regarding contract disputes and business torts.

Ms. Watts' litigation experience encompasses presuit fact development and research, drafting initial pleadings and discovery, deposing witnesses and substantial motion practice.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Watts practiced business litigation at a Florida law firm. She also served for two years as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. During law school, Ms. Watts served as editor-in-chief of the Florida State University Law Review.

Credentials

Education
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Florida State University, B.A., Political Science, French, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • All State Courts in Georgia
  • All State Courts in Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Memberships
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section
  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida State University College of Law Alumni Association Board
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Publications