#CheersTo5Years-The Pipeline, Vol. 4

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#MeToo: Best Practices for Appellate Courts to Address Past and Avoid Future Sexual Harassment Claims,” Appellate Judges Education Institute, 2018 Summit

  The courthouse, like any other workplace, is not immune from issues and incidents of sexual harassment.  The elements that have given rise to dramatic sexual harassment issues in other working environments exist in the judicial arena,  including: power and prestige differentials among members of the judiciary, their law clerks and other court personnel; the […]

The Multi-Bar Leadership Council (MBLC) Recognizes ELS Partner Jamala McFadden

  November 8, 2018–MBLC’S SETH KIRSCHENBAUM DIVERSITY AWARD recipients embody MBLC’s mission of fostering meaningful and positive interaction among diverse members of the Bar. This effort is demonstrated through the individual or entity’s leadership in programs and efforts that support diversity and inclusion. Specifically, the SK Diversity Award is given to an individual who or […]

“Drum Majors for Justice: The Georgia Experience,” Appellate Judges Education Institute, 2018 Summit

  As covered in the Fulton County Daily Report, ELS Partner Jamala McFadden moderated a discussion between retired Court of Appeals Judge Herb Phipps and historian Maurice Daniels providing a historical legal perspective on the lives and legacies of Georgia civil rights lawyers, particularly Donald Hollowell and C.B. King. The discussion was the opening session […]

Jamala McFadden, ELS Partner, receives the Georgia Diversity Council’s “Most Powerful & Influential Woman” Award

October 19, 2018—Jamala was proud to be recognized by the Georgia Diversity Counsel a 2018 Most Powerful & Influential Woman Award recipient.  The award recognizes women who: Provide leadership excellence in the public and/or private sectors Sustain a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout scope of her career Have clout within […]

Next Generation Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color Initiative

Check out this article where ELS partners Jamala McFadden and Chandra Davis discuss their client development strategies and how they cultivate legal talent. Click the photo to read the article!  

5 Takeaways From Employers’ Win On Class Waivers

Law360 (May 21, 2018, 9:43 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for employers nationwide to require workers to sign away their right to pursue class actions in a blockbuster ruling that attorneys on both sides of the bar agree will translate to millions more workers being bound by class waivers. […]

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ELS Partner Jamala S. McFadden Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission

  Jamala McFadden has been appointed to a one-year term as the attorney member of the hearing panel for the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC). Members of the JQC are appointed by the Supreme Court, the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the House of Representatives. Jamala’s term begins July 1. Congratulations Jamala!