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Janine D. Willis

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Phone: 404-256-7407
Fax: 404-250-9355
Email: jwillis@mfllaw.com

Ms. Willis represents employers and employment liability insurance carriers in traditional employment-related litigation. Her expertise enables her to deliver effective and efficient counsel in the defense of local and national clients against a variety of claims including matters involving discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and adherence to federal and state statutes. Ms. Willis also routinely advises employers on day-to-day employment issues, including guiding clients through investigations conducted internally, or by the EEOC and the Department of Labor, employee handbook revisions, and policy review.

A native of Toronto, Canada, Ms. Willis enjoyed a brief semi-professional and International soccer career prior to joining the practice of law. She attended Princeton University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and published her senior thesis in one of the nation’s leading psychology journals, Psychological Science. Ms. Willis attained her law degree from Emory University School of Law in addition to earning a certificate in Transactional Law & Practice.

Despite a busy practice, Ms. Willis continues to be engaged in pro bono and civic activities, providing mentorship and other community support through the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, Emory Law School, and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys.

Bar Admissions


Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. – 2009
Honors: Dean’s Public Service Award

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
B.A. – Psychology – 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Employment Law Counsel
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Gate City Bar Association
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)
Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL)
State Bar of Georgia, Labor and Employment Law Section

Community Activities

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta