Javier Pico-Prats

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Javier joined the firm in October 2020. Previously, he served as Assistant Executive Counsel for the Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp since January 14, 2020. While at the Governor’s Office, Javier oversaw the legal departments of all Georgia executive agencies, worked on contracts and negotiations, handled procurements, and developed policy.

During Covid-19, Javier researched and crafted executive orders relating to the first Public Health State of Emergency declared in Georgia. The executive order’s covered topics from provisions relating to sheltering in place, to suspending regulations, allowing healthcare experts to come into the state to help with the increased demand.

Javier has experience in all three branches of government, having served as legal extern for the Georgia House Judiciary Committee (2017), summer law clerk for Justice Michael P. Boggs (2017), legal extern for Governor Nathan Deal (2018), and Assistant Executive Counsel for Governor Kemp (2019-2020).

Javier earned his JD from Emory University School of Law in 2018. While at Emory, he was the Notes and Comments Editor for the Emory International Law Review. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Finance. He is a member of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, and was named as one of the youngest “Most Influential Attorneys” in Georgia by James Magazine in 2020.  He is fluent in Spanish.

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, 2014
  • Notes and Comments Editor, Emory International Law Review

Bar Memberships

  •  Georgia

Javier Pico-Prats

Attorney Bio
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Javier joined the firm in October 2020. Previously, he served as Assistant Executive Counsel for the Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp since January 14, 2020. While at the Governor’s Office, Javier oversaw the legal departments of all Georgia executive agencies, worked on contracts and negotiations, handled procurements, and developed policy.

During Covid-19, Javier researched and crafted executive orders relating to the first Public Health State of Emergency declared in Georgia. The executive order’s covered topics from provisions relating to sheltering in place, to suspending regulations, allowing healthcare experts to come into the state to help with the increased demand.

Javier has experience in all three branches of government, having served as legal extern for the Georgia House Judiciary Committee (2017), summer law clerk for Justice Michael P. Boggs (2017), legal extern for Governor Nathan Deal (2018), and Assistant Executive Counsel for Governor Kemp (2019-2020).

Javier earned his JD from Emory University School of Law in 2018. While at Emory, he was the Notes and Comments Editor for the Emory International Law Review. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Finance. He is a member of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, and was named as one of the youngest “Most Influential Attorneys” in Georgia by James Magazine in 2020.  He is fluent in Spanish.

Education & Memberships

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, 2014
  • Notes and Comments Editor, Emory International Law Review

Bar Memberships

  •  Georgia
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