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Deitra S. Jones is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. She represents private and public employers on a variety of labor & employment matters, ranging from single plaintiff claims to complex class and collective actions. Her litigation and arbitration experience includes defending employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims in federal and state court. Additionally, her practice focuses on advancing the business goals of clients by providing advice and counsel on a variety of employment issues, including HR policies, employment-related agreements, disability accommodations, employee leave, employee handbooks, COVID-19-related issues in the workplace, and internal investigations.

Deitra also frequently conducts employment-related due diligence in corporate transactions.

Deitra maintains an active pro bono practice and involvement in the local community through her work with Wellspring Living, a non-profit organization that provides domestic sex trafficking victims and those at risk with specialized recovery services, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank.



  • Grade 7 Mathematics Teacher, Teach For America, Northampton County Schools, Gaston Middle School, 2013-2015
  • Intern, Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, 2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, The National Black Lawyers, "Top 40 Under 40," 2022
  • Earle K. Shawe Labor Relations Award Recipient, 2018
  • Black Law Student Association, President, 2016-2017 (Regional and National Chapter of the Year)
  • Fellow, National Employment Legal Council (NELC), 2021
  • Member, Labor & Employment Section of the State Bar of Georgia, 2020-Present
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, 2021-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2021-Present
  • Member, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), 2022-Present


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
    • Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Georgia State University
  • Hon. Carlton W. Reeves, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • Georgia