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Ashley Akins Joins Nelson Mullins’ School
and University Law Team in Atlanta

ATLANTA (March 22, 2017)–Ashley A. Akins has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as an attorney in the Atlanta office where she will practice with the School and University Law group.

Ms. Akins joins the firm from another Atlanta law firm where she was an associate practicing workers’ compensation defense. She also has served as a law clerk in the civil division of the United States Attorney’s Office and at a Statesboro, Ga. litigation law firm. She served an internship at the Georgia Legal Services Program, primarily focused on education law.

Ms. Akins earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Justice Studies, summa cum laude, from Georgia Southern University, and she earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law.

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