Morgan Clemons Joins the State Bar of Georgia Arc of Justice Steering Committee
Aldridge Pite associate Morgan Clemons has joined the Arc of Justice Steering Committee. The Arc of Justice Institute is working toward an “exhibit focused on the contributions of lawyers to the cause of civil rights.” The exhibit will begin at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights before traveling throughout the United States. Leading up to the exhibit, the Arc of Justice Institute holds “Hidden Legal Figures” programs at participating, partner law schools. Former Georgia Governor and lawyer Roy Barnes serves as chair of the Get on the Arc! fundraising campaign.
In addition to her role on the Arc of Justice steering committee, Ms. Clemons is active in the legal profession. She has previously served as the Georgia Young Lawyers Division Inclusion in the Profession Committee chair and the Georgia Young Lawyers Division Women in the Profession Committee Chair. While serving as the Women in the Profession Committee chair, Ms. Clemons designed, researched, and organized the 100th Anniversary of the First Woman Licensed to Practice Law in Georgia. Ms. Clemons designed a commemorative film, organized a dramatic reading, and retrieved items and use permissions from archival sources to create an exhibit. Ms. Clemons secured sponsors for the event and the exhibit, including Aldridge Pite, which supports women in the law.
Ms. Clemons is also active in the Atlanta community. She has been a member of/volunteered with the Fernbank Artemis Guild Board, the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Friends, the Atlanta Symphony Associates Bravo! young professionals group, the Atlanta Humane Society Walk for the Animals, and the Atlanta History Center Members’ Guild.
Ms. Clemons advises banks, mortgage companies, consumer lenders, fintech start-ups, bill pay, and international money transmitters on compliance matters. Prior to representing financial institutions in private practice, Ms. Clemons worked as a nondepository financial institutions enforcement attorney for a state banking department. She is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Ms. Clemons is a graduate of Duke University School of Law.