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Shaniqua L. Singleton

Shaniqua L. Singleton

Senior Associate

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
shaniqua.singleton@nelsonmullins.com

Shaniqua represents clients on a broad range of employment, commercial, and business litigation matters. She is also experienced in pre-trial aspects of litigation including deposing plaintiffs and other witnesses, drafting motions and briefs, participating in voir dire, arguing motions in limine, and preparing for trial.

Shaniqua represents clients on a broad range of employment, commercial, and business litigation matters. She is also experienced in pre-trial aspects of litigation including deposing plaintiffs and other witnesses, drafting motions and briefs, participating in voir dire, arguing motions in limine, and preparing for trial.

Shaniqua L. Singleton

Shaniqua represents clients on a broad range of employment, commercial, and business litigation matters. She is also experienced in pre-trial aspects of litigation including deposing plaintiffs and other witnesses, drafting motions and briefs, participating in voir dire, arguing motions in limine, and preparing for trial.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

Commercial Litigation and Business Torts

  • Represented individuals and companies in a wide variety of complex business disputes from case inception through trial, including managing the collection and production of e-discovery and disputes arising from the same.

Labor & Employment

  • Represented management in employment lawsuits including race, sex, age, disability, harassment, retaliation, and other discrimination claims; enforcement of non-compete, non-solicitation, trade secret, and confidentiality covenants; and other matters.
  • Counseled clients on responding to Charges of Discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other administrative proceedings.
  • Represented multi-national retailer in an anti-discrimination lawsuit arising out of 42 U.S.C. § 1981.
  • Represented clients in multi-plaintiff and class action lawsuits arising from sex and disability discrimination claims.
  • Represented a public university on an internal investigation involving highly sensitive allegations of race discrimination.

Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Product Liability Litigation

  • Represented pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers against allegations of product defect and related claims.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Summer Associate for the Firm (2015)
  • Research Assistant, Professor Harlan G. Cohen, University of Georgia School of Law (2016)
  • Legal Extern, the Honorable Lawton E. Stephens, Athens-Clarke County Superior Court (2015-2016)
  • Legal Extern, the Honorable Justice Carol W. Hunstein, Supreme Court of Georgia (2014)

Educational Activities

  • University of Georgia School of Law
    • Black Law Students Association, Academic Success Committee Co-Chair
    • Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Law Conference, Executive Director

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude (2016)
    • Executive Notes Editor, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • Recipient, Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award, State Bar of Georgia (2016)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, Global Studies and Contemporary European Studies, with distinction (2013)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Practice Areas

  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
    •  Professional Development Academy Committee
    •  Political Action Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Barrister, Bleckley Inn of Court, Georgia State University’s College of Law
  • State Bar of Georgia
    • Young Lawyers Division, 2020 Leadership Academy Participant
  • Junior Board Member, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
  • Standing With Our Neighbors Program Volunteer, The Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
    • Recognized as an Outstanding Volunteer in 2019 for representation of low-income clients in landlord-tenant disputes
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