Megan P. Mitchell


Direct: 404.873.8164
Fax: 404.873.8165
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Megan is co-chair of AGG’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice and co-chair of the firm’s Background Screening industry team.

As a business and commercial litigator, Megan has deep jury trial experience and has represented a wide variety of businesses involved in many types of commercial disputes, with an emphasis on representing employers in claims made under state and federal employment laws and defending companies against claims made under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. As a member of AGG’s Employment practice, Megan also counsels clients through various employment issues and disputes and is well-versed in handling internal investigations, discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, and post-employment competition disputes.

Megan is also a member of the firm’s Economic Development team, where she applies her broad experience to help clients navigate economic incentives and related compliance concerns on transactions across the U.S.

Megan is a past co-chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative, and also serves on the board of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (GCAPP).


  • 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.

  • Counsel to a top-tier Fortune 500 company assisting with local employment and compliance matters in connection with development projects throughout the U.S.

  • In a jury trial, obtained a complete defense verdict in clients’ favor on claims of hostile work environment, retaliation, constructive discharge, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

  • Successfully resolved multiple putative class action lawsuits against consumer reporting agencies brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


  • 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
    • Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential (GCAPP), Board of Directors

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