Naomi Bryant Girardot

Attorney At Law

Naomi@sparkslawpractice.com

Naomi Bryant Girardot is a 2013 graduate of Emory University School of Law, where she was a managing editor for the International Law Review and successfully completed three internships with various federal agencies. Naomi practiced immigration law for three years following law school, and transitioned to corporate litigation in 2016. She began working for Sparks Law in the fall of 2017.

Part-Time Attorney | Sparks Law, LLC | September 2017 – Present

· Drafts letters, memoranda, and various legal documents for clients involved in negotiations and litigation

· Analyzes and drafts transnational documents for small business owners

· Conduct research and advises attorneys and clients on various legal issues

Attorney | Self-Employed | August 2017 – Present

· Drafts motions, briefs, and other litigation-related documents for small firms and sole practioners

· Conduct research and advises small firms and sole practitioners on the law as it applies to various cases

Associate Attorney | Freed Howard, LLC | August 2016 – August 2017

· Assisted in representing clients at all stages of civil litigation, mediation, and arbitration

· Drafted appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

· Drafted successful motions, including a motion for summary judgment and a motion for disqualification

· Drafted briefs resulting in an award of over $200,000 in attorneys’ fees

· Successfully argued before a three-person arbitration panel

· Conducted extensive research on a wide variety of complex legal issues

· Reviewed and managed document production and discovery

Associate Attorney | The Alemany Law Firm | June 2013 – July 2016

· Obtained stays of removal, visas, permanent residency, and citizenship for clients

· Represented clients in removal proceedings before the U.S. Immigration Courts and in successful appeals

· Represented clients in interviews before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

· Managed consular processing for clients in countries including Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Chile

Education

Juris Doctorate | May 2013 | Emory University School of Law

· Managing Editor for the Emory International Law Review

· Litigation internships at the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Georgia Capital Defenders Office

· Communications and Outreach Chair for the Legislative Policy Group

Bachelors of Arts Sciences Cum Laude | May 2010 | Tufts University

· Major: International Relations, with a concentration in Security | Minor: English

· Managing Editor, Executive Editor, and writer for the Tufts Daily student newspaper

· Foil fencer for the Women’s Varsity Fencing Team

· Internships at the United Nations Association, Harvard University Kennedy School, and the Santiago Times

· Studied abroad in Santiago, Chile in fall 2012 and in Madrid, Spain in summer 2006

Skills and Activities

· Admitted to the Georgia Supreme Court, the Northern District of Georgia, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

· Member of the Georgia Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

· Proficient in Spanish

· Suba diver, rock climber, hiker, fiction enthusiast, amateur baker, and avid traveler

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