Shaun Yancey

In addition to experience and knowledge, motivation can be a major factor in the success of an attorney’s career. For Attorney Shaun Yancey, the motivation to practice federal employment law stemmed from an innate desire to defend people in need. For this, and many other reasons, Attorney Yancey has become a major asset to the legal team of the Atlanta-based firm Melville Johnson, P.C.

Attorney Yancey concentrates his practice in the wide variety of areas of federal employment law, including employment discrimination, position classification appeals, reasonable accommodation requests, and retirement benefits. During his time with Melville Johnson, P.C., he has represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Office of Federal Operations (OFO), Merit System Protection Board (MSPB), Office of Special Counsel (OSC), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and Federal District Court.

The fact that so many federal employees are often unaware of their rights and how to assert them is the driving force for Attorney Yancey. He is passionate about defending his clients and making sure they are not taken advantage of by their employers.

An Atlanta native, Attorney Yancey received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2010 and graduated with honors from Georgia State University Robinson College of Business in 2012. Since joining the firm in 2013, he has utilized his legal and business knowledge to handle federal employment law cases with tact and skill.

As an active member of the Atlanta community, Attorney Yancey is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the Emory Law Young Alumni Committee, and he works with community service organizations like the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. He has been admitted to the following bars:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2012
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2012

Clients who work with Attorney Yancey are quick to comment on his competence, passion, and strategic creativity. His commitment to helping people dealing with federal employment cases is surpassed by none, treating every client’s case with the same care and consideration.

Have you been the victim of discrimination in the workplace? Are you dealing with a federal employment law case and need an experienced attorney. Act now. Contact Melville Johnson, P.C. today or call us at (888) 594-0424.

Successfully litigated against all federal agencies for 24 years, has brought cases before most circuit courts of appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court on behalf of federal employees he has represented.