Document Review Attorney
Used Troutman Sanders eMerge: Relativity Strategic Litigation Consulting and Project Management Group E-Discovery Platform to review documents in pharmaceutical ligation.
Oct. 2012-Dec. 2012
Alston and Bird
Document Review Attorney
Used Ringtail E-Discovery Platform to review documents in motor vehicle recall ligation.
November 2009- Present
THE PATILLO LAW GROUP, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia
Performed all aspects of civil litigation and criminal defense, including client and witness interviews, drafting of pleadings, discovery, interaction and communication with other counsel, and trial preparation; researched, drafted and argued motions; provided consultations to clients regarding legal options.
September 2004- 06; Aug. 2009- Present
RAINBOW/PUSH COALITION, OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, Atlanta, Georgia Research Director/Outside Legal Consultant (General Litigation and Criminal Defense)
Provided outside counsel on legal issues in addition to working with state elected.
September 2008-February 2009
ASHER, GITTLER, GREENFIELD & D’ALBA, Chicago, Illinois
Law Clerk (Labor Law)
Drafted motion to dismiss in Pension dispute between Union and Employer which resulted in multi-million dollar settlement. Also provide legal research for partners and associates regarding legal issues
December 2007- 2008
CITY OF CHICAGO, DEPT. OF LAW, EMPLOYMENT AND POLICY LITIGATION, Chicago, Illinois
Law Clerk (Employment Litigation)
Drafted summary judgment motions in FMLA litigation. Further, provided research regarding both federal employment laws to assist in trial preparation.
May 2007- July 2007
CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS, OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, Washington, D.C
Legal Intern, (Contract and Tax)
Drafted contracts and engagement agreements between organization and contributors. Also, monitored compliance with Tax Laws for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
July 2007- August 2007
CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, THE HON. JUDGE R. MORGAN HAMILTON, Chicago, Illinois
Judicial Clerk (Domestic Relations)
Assisted Judge through discussion and legal research. Additionally attended trials and drafted Court orders.
August 2006- May 2009
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Juris Doctorate Chicago, Illinois
Certification in Labor and Employment Law
American Bar Association 7th Circuit, Lieutenant Governor for Diversity 2008-2009
Black Law Students Association, President 2007-2008
Civil Rights Law Society, President/Founder 2007-2009
Black Law Students Association Mock Trial Team, Captain 2008
August 2002-May 2006
Clark Atlanta University, Bachelors of Arts in Political Science Atlanta, Georgia
Concentration in Public Policy
Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity, Iota Tau Chapter Vice-President/Parliamentarian
Clark Atlanta University Political Science Association, Treasurer
Janice L. Mathis
Citizenship Education Fund
Rafuse Hill & Hodges LLP
Vince De La Cruz