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Three Attorneys Join Nelson Mullins’ Education,
Litigation Teams in Atlanta

ATLANTA (June 14, 2016)–Three attorney have joined the education and litigation teams in the Atlanta office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Attorneys Melody P. Bray and Morgan M. Cressman have joined the Education Group, while associate Sarah E.W. Trevino has joined the Litigation Group. 

Ms. Bray joins the Firm from the Office of the Fulton County Attorney where she was a staff attorney in Employment and Personnel. She has experience in employment matters in state and federal court, including Title VII, the American Disabilities Act, Georgia Whistleblower, and unlawful disclosure. She earned her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 2008 and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a concentration in Psychology in 2004. 

Ms. Cressman practices education law and insurance defense. Before joining Nelson Mullins she led the Workers Compensation Section of an Atlanta law firm. She also has practiced in several law firms in Georgia, including her own practice. She earned her Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law in 1999 and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law, cum laude, from Georgia State University in 1995.

Mrs. Trevino joins the Firm from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, where she was a staff attorney. During her time at Emory University School of Law—where she earned a Juris Doctor—she worked as both a research assistant and a teaching assistant. She was a summer associate at a southeastern regional law firm and has worked as a freelance writer in both Atlanta and Charlotte. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida.

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