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Thea A. Nanton-Persaud

Senior Attorney

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation


  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 2006
  • York University, B.A., 2003


Thea A. Nanton-Persaud represents employers and insurers throughout Georgia in all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation. Ms. Nanton-Persaud is also a frequent speaker at educational seminars regarding Georgia workers’ compensation law. She is a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution, permitted to conduct court-connected mediations.

She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Ms. Nanton-Persaud serves as a mentor to law students at the Georgia State University College of Law. She is also actively involved in mentorship programs run by the Gate City Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. She has served as a coach for the Young Lawyers’ Division High School Mock Trial Competition and regularly judges mock trial competitions at the high school and law school level.

In 2006, Ms. Nanton-Persaud earned her J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law. Prior to law school. she graduated with honors from York University, where she studied English and mass communications.


  • American Bar Association (Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Employers’ Liability Law Practice Section)
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia (Workers' Compensation Section)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Awards & Recognitions

  • Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee Rising Star Award, American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, 2018
  • Registered Neutral, Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution

Interests/Additional Information

When she is not working or volunteering, Ms. Nanton-Persaud enjoys spending time with her husband and son and traveling to new places.

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