Marcela Johnson is an associate at Legare, Attwood & Wolfe, where she represents employees who have experienced wage theft, discrimination, harassment, and other workplace abuses. Marcela became a lawyer to advocate for underrepresented people, and she is excited to support workers fighting against labor and workplace injustice.
Before joining Legare, Attwood & Wolfe, Marcela clerked for the Honorable Jill A. Pryor of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Marcela graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as a student attorney with the Criminal Justice Institute and the Immigration & Refugee Clinic. She was also a student attorney with the Harvard Defenders, where she represented low-income people in criminal probable cause hearings.
Marcela speaks Spanish and conversational Mandarin Chinese. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Atlanta by foot and public transit, listening to live music, and reading poetry.
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2020
Columbia University, B.A., 2014
Marcela is admitted to practice law in Georgia. She is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.