Jeremy Akin

Jeremy Akin

  • Business Law, Environmental Law
  • Georgia
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Summary

Jeremy Akin is a Litigation Associate at Johnson Marlowe, LLP in Athens, Georgia. He represents clients in construction, zoning, and land use matters related to development projects.

Jeremy graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he founded the school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Society. During law school, he served as Conference Editor for the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law, a Student Ambassador of the Rusk International Law Center, and externes with the Athens-Clarke County Superior Court and Public Defender’s Office, as well as the Georgia River Basin Center. Jeremy is recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association’s 2018 Edward J. Henning Memorial ADR Award and the 2018 Ellen R. Jordan Award for Outstanding Public Interest Student at Georgia Law.

Prior to joining Johnson Marlowe, Jeremy interned with the Environment Law and Food Law sections of the Coca-Cola Company’s legal department. He is a registered mediator and arbitrator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has significant experience mediating a variety of civil cases, particularly land-related claims, in Georgia and East Africa.

Jeremy graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, minoring in African Studies and Vocal Music. After graduation, he spent nearly four years in Uganda where, as a Fulbright Research Fellow, he consulted with local organizations to investigate best practices for mediating customary land disputes and protect communal lands. He has since worked with the Carter Center’s Conflict Resolution Program, Namati’s Community Land Protection Program, and Landesa’s Corporate Engagement Division.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Environmental Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Land Use
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
The University of Georgia School of Law
J.D. (2018)
Honors: Edward J. Henning Memorial ADR Award (2018) Ellen R. Jordan Award for Outstanding Public Interest Student (2018) Rusk Merit Scholar
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B.A. | International Affairs
Honors: U.S. Fulbright Research Fellow (Uganda) Phi Beta Kappa Courts Scholar (South Africa) Roosevelt Public Policy Scholar W.M. Crane Leadership Scholar H.K. Stanford Merit Scholar
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Registered Neutral Arbitrator
Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution
Registered Neutral Mediator (General Civil)
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Johnson Marlowe LLP
335B Oconee Street
Athens, GA 30601
Telephone: (706) 425-8740