Diversity and Inclusion in the Law

Jamala S. McFadden and Jamie Thompson participated in the Diversity and Inclusion in the Law: 2019 Summer Associate Pro Bono Series. Diversity and Inclusion in the Law Training is the most recent segment of the Atlanta Legal Aid‘s 2019 Summer Pro Bono Certificate Series. The training included a panel of speakers discussing the importance of […]

Jamala S. McFadden and Raquel Crump Recognized in The Pro Bono Resource Center List of Pro Bono All-Stars

Jamala S. McFadden and Raquel Crump are included in The Pro Bono Resource Center List of Pro Bono All-Stars. The complete listing is included in the most recent Georgia Bar Journal. Jamala is recognized for her pro bono work with Atlanta Legal Aid Society and Raquel for her work with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta.

Jamala McFadden’s Presidential Leadership Scholar Project: Space Between

The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) brings together a diverse network of leaders to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.  During the program, each PLS scholar works on a […]

ELS Summer Employment Law Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is available on our LinkedIn page. Articles include: Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the Supreme Court for Employment Counsel Defending Title VII Workplace Bullying: States are Taking Action Other informative topics: Employment Law Checklist, Risk Management, and Internships. #ELSFirm […]

Workplace Bullying: States are Taking Action

by Jamie Thompson, Summer Associate Employers should be aware that bullying may give rise to actionable harassment claims when the bullying is connected to a protected category. Bullying is often thought of as a problem that was outgrown and left behind from days in grade school and on the playground. However, bullying has crossed over […]

Chandra C. Davis and Jamala S. McFadden Provide Tips on NextGenLeadership

“Getting key assignments is often based on informal relationships and lawyers of color are often left out of that process. But it’s critical to ensure attorneys of color are getting good quality work that grows their practice.” READ MORE HERE #LEIdiversity #TipsforNextGenLeadership #ChandraDavis #JamalaMcFadden #ELSFirm

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 […]

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 […]

The Employment Law Solution’s Celebration of Women’s History Month

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis hosts various topical programs for law students. These programs are held at our firm in order to give law students exposure to a law firm environment. We were especially pleased to host a networking event for women law students during Women’s History Month. Each summer, ELS partners with Gate […]