Steve Harkins is an associate in the Atlanta office. He graduated, cum laude, from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Economics. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2012. During his time in law school, Mr. Harkins served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Washington and Lee Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He also received numerous moot court awards for oral advocacy and brief writing.
Mr. Harkins previously served as a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. While there, he worked on a wide variety of federal appeals, including cases involving employment discrimination, mortgage foreclosure actions, civil rights claims, criminal appeals, and petitions for review from decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals and U.S. Tax Court. During law school, he also worked at the Washington and Lee University Criminal Justice Clinic, the New York County District Attorney's Office and the Queens County District Attorney's Office.
As a member of the Professional Malpractice and Ethics practice group, Steve has represented professionals including lawyers, contractors, architects, and physicians in pre-suit claims and matters before professional regulatory and disciplinary bodies.
Arizona State University, B.S. Economics, cum laude, 2009
Washington and Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2012
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Note, CSLI Disclosure: Why Probable Cause is Necessary to Protect What's Left of the Fourth Amendment, 68 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1875 (2011).
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
New York State Bar Association