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Joanna S. Jang

Associate


Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation

Education

  • Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • Emory University (B.A., 2004)

Biography

Joanna S. Jang practices primarily in the area of workers’ compensation defense. Ms. Jang represents employers, insurers, self-insureds and third-party administrators before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and all of the appellate courts in Georgia. She frequently writes and presents on a variety of workers’ compensation issues, including light duty return to work issues and defense strategies, among others. Prior to joining Swift Currie, Ms. Jang practiced workers' compensation defense and federal and state subrogation with another Atlanta defense firm. She also has extended experience handling federal and state business and commercial litigation cases.

Ms. Jang is an active member of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA), the Korean-American Bar Association of Georgia and the Korea Southeast U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, she was selected to be a member of South Korea's National Unification Advocacy Council.

Ms. Jang received her B.A. at Emory University in 2004. She received her J.D. in 2009 from Emory University School of Law.


Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA)
  • Korean-American Bar Association of Georgia (KABA-GA)
  • Korean Southeast US Chamber of Commerce (KSEUSCC)
  • Member of South Korea's National Unification Advocacy Council

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 2009


Awards & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Interests/Additional Information

Fluent in Korean and conversational in Japanese.


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