Nneka Egwuatu

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775 

Nneka Egwuatu is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and she focuses her practice on insurance coverage, business litigation, general liability, professional malpractice and ethics.

She joined Hall Booth Smith after five years at another firm in Atlanta, where she was the lead associate in insurance defense litigation and developed case strategy, managed discovery, conducted dispositions, drafted dispositive motions and pleadings and presented oral arguments at motion hearings.

Earlier in her career, Nneka was a legal affairs extern for GMC TV, a legal extern for Gwinnett Legal Aid, and a judicial extern for the Athens-Clarke County Superior Court. She was also a senior account agent at the William Mills public relations agency and a media relations assistant at the Georgia Lottery Corp.

Nneka earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law, a Master’s in media arts from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass media arts from Clark Atlanta University. During her undergraduate career, she was a Presidential Scholar and was named to the Dean’s List all semesters and she received a student athlete award for volleyball. She was also named to the Honors Program, served as Senior Class Vice-President and was in the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society.

EXPERIENCE

Nneka brings years of experience and insights on developing effective strategies for a wide range of insurance defense matters. She works with clients to manage discovery, conduct dispositions, draft motions and pleadings, and make oral arguments at motion hearings. She also counsels clients on business litigation, general liability, professional malpractice and ethics matters.

ADMITTED

  • All Georgia courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Clark Atlanta University

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Georgia’s Unique Stance on Recovering Diminution in Value in Property Losses,” Law360, November 2, 2017.
  • “Suit Limitation Provisions: How and When an Insurer Can Raise a Successful Defense,” Insurance Day, March 12, 2015.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (Volunteer 2014-Present)
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court (Barrister 2015-2017)
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (Executive Board 2013-2014)
ATLANTA – June 14, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to add Mark Christopher, Nneka Egwuatu and Char Leigh Roberts as associates in
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Nneka Egwuatu is an Associate in our Atlanta office, and she focuses her practice on insurance coverage, business litigation, general liability, professional malpractice and ethics.

She joined Hall Booth Smith after five years at another firm in Atlanta, where she was the lead associate in insurance defense litigation and developed case strategy, managed discovery, conducted dispositions, drafted dispositive motions and pleadings and presented oral arguments at motion hearings.

Earlier in her career, Nneka was a legal affairs extern for GMC TV, a legal extern for Gwinnett Legal Aid, and a judicial extern for the Athens-Clarke County Superior Court. She was also a senior account agent at the William Mills public relations agency and a media relations assistant at the Georgia Lottery Corp.

Nneka earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law, a Master’s in media arts from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass media arts from Clark Atlanta University. During her undergraduate career, she was a Presidential Scholar and was named to the Dean’s List all semesters and she received a student athlete award for volleyball. She was also named to the Honors Program, served as Senior Class Vice-President and was in the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society.

EXPERIENCE

Nneka brings years of experience and insights on developing effective strategies for a wide range of insurance defense matters. She works with clients to manage discovery, conduct dispositions, draft motions and pleadings, and make oral arguments at motion hearings. She also counsels clients on business litigation, general liability, professional malpractice and ethics matters.

ADMITTED

  • All Georgia courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Clark Atlanta University

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Georgia’s Unique Stance on Recovering Diminution in Value in Property Losses,” Law360, November 2, 2017.
  • “Suit Limitation Provisions: How and When an Insurer Can Raise a Successful Defense,” Insurance Day, March 12, 2015.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (Volunteer 2014-Present)
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court (Barrister 2015-2017)
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (Executive Board 2013-2014)
ATLANTA – June 14, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to add Mark Christopher, Nneka Egwuatu and Char Leigh Roberts as associates in
Related Industries