KERRY E. McGRATH
Ms. McGrath began her career as an advocate for immigrants while in law school, where she successfully represented an Afghani family who was seeking political asylum.
Over the course of her career, she has represented immigrants in numerous federal and state courts as well as at administrative hearings. She has testified in front of the Georgia Legislature, the Georgia Department of Education, and the Georgia Department of Public Safety advocating for immigrant rights. She has been a consultant to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland, and served as the Deputy Director of Amnesty International USA’s Southern Regional Office. She has been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and the Fulton County Daily Report about issues affecting immigrants. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Latin American Association and Caminar Latino, two social services organizations in Atlanta. Early in her career, Emory University School of Law honored her with one of its Inspiration Awards for her service in public interest law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Stonewall Bar Association, Lambda Legal, the National Immigration Project, and ASSISTA.
Kerry McGrath received her Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law in 1988. She received her undergraduate degree in computer science and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University. She was an adjunct professor at Emory University from 1999 to 2004 and has been a member of the Georgia, New York, and Florida bars.