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GA - Destiny Washington
E-mail Contact
Phone: (404) 888-3821
Fax: (404) 888-3863

fordharrison.com
271 17th Street, NW, Suite 1900
Atlanta, GA 30363

Destiny S. Washington


Specialization
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation

About Destiny's Practice

Destiny Washington focuses her legal practice on the representation and counsel of management in employment law and labor relations disputes. 

Destiny has an extensive background representing clients both in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She has advised clients in all manner of employment law disputes including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations. She also has experience in labor relations, counseling clients on the legal issues related to union campaigns, collective bargaining, and arbitrations. 

Destiny serves as a Co-Editor for the Georgia Employment Law Letter published by BLR ® and is a contributing author for EntertainHR, FordHarrison's blog that covers the landscape of television, movies, and celebrity culture from an employment-law perspective.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Destiny was a Senior Associate in an Atlanta-based law firm, primarily handling employment law issues. Destiny's background also includes experience in the Atlanta Public Schools' Office of Employee Relations, and serving an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Atlanta as well as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia.

She began her legal career as a law fellow with the Service Employees International Union where she gained experience counseling the union during labor disputes and contract negotiations as well as representing union members in arbitrations regarding collective bargaining agreements.

Destiny is also a veteran of both the U.S. Army and the Louisiana Army National Guard. 

Education
  • Tulane University Law School
    J.D., 2005
  • Louisiana State University
    B.A., magna cum laude, 2001


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements


Professional Recognition

The National Black Lawyers - Top 100


Admitted to Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals


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