GABWA Event is Highlight of Summer Associate’s First Week

Jamie Thompson noted the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) Lunch and Learn was the highlight of his first week as summer associate. Here’s why: The highlight of my first week as an ELS Summer Associate was attending a lunch and learn with Founding Partner of ELS, Jamala McFadden. The lunch and learn was […]

Jamie Thompson Joins ELS as Summer Associate

Jamie Thompson has joined the ELS Team as the 2019 Summer Associate. Jamie is a rising 2L at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Jamie serves his law school in several capacities which include: the American Bar Association Representative, a Staff Editor for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, and as the Historian […]

ELS Celebrated the University of Michigan Law School Alumni & Friends Service Day at Atlanta Community Food Bank

ELS celebrated University of Michigan Law School Alumni & Friends Service Day on May 4 at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The Product Rescue Center was an ideal place to volunteer. Our team sorted, organized and packed recently donated food and personal care products for distribution to over 600 local partner agencies. The music was […]

Attorney Raquel Crump to Participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow

ELS Attorney Raquel Crump has been selected to participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow. The Academy is held during NELC’s annual conference in San Diego, CA April 24-26. Raquel will share suggestions on How to be a Rockstar, Organized Associate. NELC membership eligibility is limited to management-side labor and […]

Raquel Crump is On the Rise Georgia Legal Awards

Jamala McFadden’s Highlights from The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

The National Diversity Council’s conference last week in Dallas did not disappoint!  Keynote speakers President Barack Obama, General Colin Powell and America Ferrera were on point with lessons on leadership, diversity and inclusion and living a good life.  It was an absolute pleasure to be included in a speaker lineup that included such heavyweights.  I […]

Jamala McFadden to Present on Employment Discrimination at National Diversity & Leadership Conference

Jamala McFadden to participate in a panel discussion regarding the Current State of Employment Discrimination at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference on April 11 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Join Jamala in Dallas, Texas for the Diversity & Leadership Conference. On April 11th President Barack Obama will have an intimate Q&A session. #NOWNOTLATER #DLCONFERENCE2019 #NDC #NATIONALDIVERSITYCOUNCIL #DIVERSITY […]

ELS Named One of Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis named by Cobb Chamber as one of the 2019 Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year. Jamala McFadden and Chandra C. Davis will attend the Cobb Chamber Awards Breakfast on May 6 where the 2019 Small Business of the Year winners will be named. In 1982, the Small Business […]

Halima White on LIWOCA Conference

Halima White, former President of LIWOCA and 2018 Conference Chair, notes that two keynote speakers explained the importance of showing how the things you want will benefit your employer–not just you. For example, Pilar Ramos of Mastercard previously worked extensively with a client when she was at a law firm. Ramos was not on the […]

Chandra Davis – Takeaway Highlights of LIWOCA 2019 Conference

Highlights from the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Inc. (LIWOCA) 2019 – 14th Annual Leadership Conference ELS attorney Chandra C. Davis shared highlights from the LIWOCA Annual Conference held in Washington, DC March 27-29, 2019. LIWOCA provides annual scholarships to women of color in law school. LIWOCA’s mission is to educate, mentor, inspire and network with women of color attorneys and […]