ATLANTA – Jan. 14, 2020 – M. Allyson Lumpkin, an associate in the Atlanta office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named as a "Top 40 Under 40" attorney in Georgia by The National Black Lawyers (NBL).
According to The NBL website, the honor recognizes African American attorneys under the age of 40 from each state or region who have an outstanding reputation for providing excellent legal representation in their respective practice areas.
The NBL “Top 40 Under 40” honorees are selected after a rigorous nomination and vetting process. Current members of the NBL nominate fellow attorneys who they feel have an outstanding reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public. Nominees are evaluated based on a variety of factors, including notable achievements, settlements, and verdicts as a lawyer, and demonstrated leadership in other national and state specialty lawyer organizations.
“I am honored to be included in this prestigious group together with some of the United States’ top legal experts. The NBL is an impactful organization working to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal industry by giving attorneys the opportunity to grow their practice, network with and learn from other industry leaders, and work to create a strong national network of African American attorneys," Lumpkin said. "I'm eager to continue working with The NBL to further increase diversity efforts across the legal profession.”
Lumpkin is a member of Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice. She conducts investigations and defends charges of discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state Human Rights Commissions. She represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in federal discrimination lawsuits. Allyson also represents employers in wage and hour lawsuits, including class and collective actions. In addition, Lumpkin represents clients with general business-related litigation matters and has experience with trademark portfolio management for U.S. and international trademark registrations.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.