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Atoyia Scott Harris

Associate New Orleans

Atoyia Harris practices labor and employment litigation. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins in 2016, Atoyia successfully defended matters and assisted clients on wide variety of litigation matters for more than three years.

Atoyia received her Bachelor of Music in Industry Studies with emphasis in classical piano from Loyola University New Orleans and was member of the Loyola University Women’s Basketball Team. She received her Juris Doctorate with an International Law Certification from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Atoyia served as the Moot Court Selection Chair and staff member of the Loyola Law and Technology Journal. While in law school, Atoyia interned as a law clerk for the Honorable Jay C. Zainey at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and the Honorable Robin Giarrusso at the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Atoyia was also a member of the award-wining Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court Team.


Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • The Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society
  • Saint Thomas Moore Inns of Court
  • A.P.Tureaud Inns of Court

Speeches:

  • 13th Annual Employment Law Beyond the Basics Seminar - ''Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know'' - Biloxi - April 23, 2015
  • 13th Annual Employment Law Beyond the Basics Seminar - ''National Labor Relations Board's Expanding Agenda'' - Biloxi - April 23, 2015
  • 13th Annual Employment Law Beyond the Basics Seminar - ''Advanced FMLA and ADA Issues'' - Biloxi - April 23, 2015
  • 12th Annual Employment Law Beyond the Basics Seminar - ''Advanced FMLA and ADA Issues'' - Mobile - May 20, 2014
  • United States District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana - ''Clark/Chisom CLE Panel Discussion'' - New Orleans - February 27, 2013

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