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Natasha Sarah-Lorraine Banks

Associate

(404) 978-7334
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Atlanta
55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30308


Education

J.D., cum laude, Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, 2016

B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004

Honors

Selected as a 2018-2019 State Bar of Georgia Labor and Employment Section Mentorship Academy Fellow

Selected as a 2018 National Employment Law Council’s Academy Fellow. NELC Academy Fellows are competitively selected based upon nominations of a supervising partner or client, as well as demonstrated excellence in the practice of management-side labor and employment law, and potential for leadership in the field. Only 30 Fellows were selected for participation in the NELC Academy Class of 2018, from amongst associates at pre-eminent business and employment law firms across the U.S.

Natasha Sarah-Lorraine Banks is an Associate in the Atlanta office of Gordon & Rees where she focuses her practice on employment matters and business litigation defense.

With almost a decade of prior career experience in sales, business management, and staffing & recruiting, Ms. Banks utilizes her business development and business acumen to offer savvy solutions and render effective legal advice and counsel which strengthens her rapport with every client. Ms. Banks represents clients in all areas of labor and employment litigation including, but not limited to, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, employment discrimination and retaliation claims, harassment, wage and hour disputes, collective action matters, employment policies and procedures, employment contracts, and restrictive covenant disputes. Ms. Banks also has experience as a litigator for condominium associations, property owner associations, and homeowner associations throughout metropolitan Atlanta.

Ms. Banks has served as a panelist/guest speaker on the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and best practices for employers on various topics (i.e., conducting background checks for employment purposes, document retention, etc.). Ms. Banks received her J.D., cum laude, from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, where she was a member of the Mercer Law Review.

Admissions

Georgia
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

Memberships

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (“GABWA”), Gala Committee Chair (2019)
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (“GABWA”), Membership Committee Co-Chair (2018)
Gate City Bar Association, Member
National Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Member
2019 Gala Committee Chair for the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys 501(c)(3) Foundation where she assisted in raising six-figures in fundraising dollars to benefit the charitable programs of GABWA’s non-profit arm.