Patricia G. Griffith
Partner, Ford & Harrison LLP - Atlanta Office
Patricia Griffith concentrates her practice on employment litigation, including individual and class action discrimination and harassment cases, employment contracts, trade secrets, and other employment-related actions. She tries cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. Patricia has had substantial jury and class certification experience and defended numerous class action cases. She is adept at mediating disputes, reducing the likelihood of protracted litigation, and has served as an arbitrator for the State Bar of Georgia.
Earlier in her career she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Patricia serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Shakespeare Company and was Chair from 2001-2003 and 2011-2013. She also volunteers with Friends of the Atlanta Opera and was Chairperson of its Board. She is also on the Board of Directors for Evergreen Humanitarian and Relief Services and formerly on the Board for Girls on the Run, Atlanta.
At the University of Georgia, Patricia played basketball for the Lady Bulldogs and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was the Comments Editor for the Georgia Law Review during law school.
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1982)
University of Georgia (A.B., summa cum laude, 1979)