Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke is an associate federal employment lawyer representing federal employees in all areas of employment litigation, including retirement claims and EEO claims arising from bias based on age, race, gender, disability, retaliation and sexual harassment. Prior to joining Melville Johnsons, P.C., Jennifer spent a significant amount of time interning with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. In these roles, Jennifer developed a passion for federal employment law and defending the rights of federal employees. She also has experience serving as In-House Counsel in the private sector.

Ms. Duke received her Juris Doctorate for the Georgia State University College of Law and a B.S. in Business Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. During her time in law school, Jennifer served as the Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, an Associate Articles Editor of the Georgia State University Law Review and graduated with Highest Distinction Honors in Pro Bono Legal Service. She also served as the 5th Circuit Governor on the American Bar Association, Law Student Division’s Board of Governors and received multiple national awards for her service.

Jennifer is a current member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. She is active in her community and serves on the Georgia Tech Young Alumni Council, as an executive board member of the Georgia Tech Band Alumni Association and is a member of the Northwinds Symphonic Band.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia State Bar, 2014
  • New York State Bar (passed and expecting admission in early 2016)

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