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Joan M. McCallum



Berry College, B.S. 2005, cum laude

Mercer University School of Law, J.D. 2010, cum laude


James C. Estes award for excellence in oral advocacy and leadership skills

National Order of the Barristers

President, Mercer Advocacy Council

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia

United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


Joan M. McCallum practices labor and employment defense litigation and counseling, and is an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment Group in Atlanta.

Ms. McCallum defends employers and law enforcement agencies in federal and state courts and administrative proceedings nationwide concerning alleged discrimination, harassment and retaliation involving sex, race, age, national origin, disability, and leave claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

She also provides preventative advice and tools for employers, including employee training, compliance programs, employee handbooks, policies, and procedures. Ms. McCallum has a broad science and healthcare background, providing her unique insight on employment law matters in the healthcare industry. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Georgia Bar Association,
  • Fayette County Bar Association




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