Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Reagan G. Sauls and Beth F. Morris have joined Parker Poe’s Atlanta office as counsel. Sauls and Morris will join the recently expanded Education Law group and further highlight the firm’s commitment to adding top legal talent and serving clients in the education industry throughout the Southeast.
Sauls has represented school districts in Georgia for more than 15 years. She handles a variety of matters, including personnel matters and hearings, responding to Department of Education complaints at both the state and federal levels, addressing allegations of discrimination through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, special education litigation, and advising boards of education on policies and procedures. She previously was part of a Georgia-based law firm, where she handled all legal matters related to education.
Morris has represented school districts in Georgia for more than 17 years. She handles matters involving state and federal litigation; personnel matters; transactional matters; and administrative complaints involving the Department of Education, the Office for Civil Rights, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Her practice also focuses on issues involving children with disabilities. Morris also serves on the executive board of the State Bar of Georgia’s Child Protection & Advocacy Section. She previously practiced at a Georgia-based law firm, with a focus on all education-related matters.
“We are thrilled to have Reagan and Beth join our Atlanta office,” said Nina Gupta, partner in Parker Poe’s Education Law group in Atlanta. “Their dedication to our clients in the education industry, particularly the schools throughout Georgia, is unwavering. Their combined depth of experience will continue to elevate our Education Law group and service to our clients.”
Sauls earned her law degree from American University Washington College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University. Morris earned her law degree from the University of Georgia, where she graduated with honors and served on the Moot Court team and executive board. She earned her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Georgia.