RALPH WASHINGTON, ESQ.

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EDUCATION:

George Washington University Law School

Purdue University, B.S. Engineering

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

Georgia

PRESENT/FORMER AFFILIATIONS:

 

-Atlanta Business League, Inc.

-100 Black Men of America, Inc.

-Leadership Atlanta, Inc.

-GREPAC (Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition)

-Member of National Association of Securities Professionals, Inc.

Professional Experience:

 

Mr. Washington is an experienced trial attorney who has served as lead counsel in numerous jury trials.  One of his trial successes is the successful defense of the first person indicted under the 2005 Georgia Residential Mortgage Fraud Act.  Mr. Washington has also argued cases before several appellate courts including having served as lead counsel in a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals case which led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s precedent setting decision in Mendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 129 S. Ct. 2527 (2009).  His other well-known appellate cases include: Allen v. Family Medical Center, P.C., 287 Ga. App. 552 (2009), expert affidavit in a medical malpractice case, and U.S. v. Bagley, 537 F.2d 162 (1976), a hearsay evidence case which has been cited in judicial decisions over 300 times.  He is a former Wall Street investment banker with the New York based brokerage firms of Salomon Brothers and Dean Witter Reynolds where he specialized in Mortgage Bond Financing