Milinda Brown practices with the commercial litigation team where she represents both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a variety of business-related matters, including shareholder disputes, disputes arising from the ownership of closely held companies, and contract disputes. Growing up, Milinda was involved in her family owned business in Augusta, Georgia, and her involvement led to her passion for helping individuals and businesses navigate business issues.
Before joining Buckley Beal, Milinda was selected as an Honors Fellow for the Georgia Attorney General’s Office. During her time as an Assistant Attorney General, Milinda defended state employees in civil rights actions, including claims under The Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. §1983), the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Rehabilitation Act. Milinda also represented Georgia entities, departments, and authorities in state court actions brought pursuant to the Georgia Torts Claim Act.
Milinda received her J.D. magna cum laude from Mercer Law School where she was a member of the school’s national championship-winning corporate law moot court team and was a member of the Mercer Law Review. Milinda was inducted into the Order of Barristers and received the Ruth T. West Award for Advocacy and Leadership.
Milinda is a graduate of the 2019 Georgia Young Lawyers Division’s Leadership Academy, and currently, Milinda serves as the professionalism and ethics chair for the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. Milinda is admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Outside of work, Milinda enjoys exploring the city’s art and attending dog-friendly events with her husband and three dogs, and she also enjoys cheering for Georgia football and road biking.