Megan P. Mitchell

Partner

Fax: 404.873.8165
Atlanta
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Biography

Megan is a partner in the Litigation and Employment practices, and a member of the Payment Systems and Background Screening industry teams. She is a business and commercial litigator with significant jury trial experience, and has represented a wide variety of businesses involved in commercial disputes. Megan also has substantial experience defending companies against claims made under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Megan also has significant experience with employment issues and disputes, and frequently handles internal investigations, discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, and post-employment competition disputes.

Experience

  • Successfully represented a German manufacturer and its executive in a multimillion dollar employment discrimination and breach of contract lawsuit brought by a former employee of the company’s subsidiary. After a three-week arbitration, AGG’s clients prevailed on all claims against them, and received an award of $2.5 million plus costs.

  • In a jury trial, successfully defended AGG’s client against claims arising out of a failed sale of a shopping center, including by winning a motion for directed verdict on the plaintiff’s specific performance claim. After trial, the judge awarded AGG’s client its attorney’s fees and costs.

  • Successfully resolved a nationwide putative class action lawsuit against a consumer reporting agency brought in Ohio under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Credentials

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts,
    summa cum laude, with Honors
    • Dual Major in Political Science and Journalism (Public Relations)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • State of Georgia 2011
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia