Shella B. Neba represents and counsels employers in a broad range of employment matters arising under federal and state law. She concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, employee benefits, and employment practices audits. Her litigation practice includes cases involving, discrimination and harassment in the workplace, civil rights matters, wage and hour compliance, and violations of employment statutes such as:

  • Title VII and Section 1981
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act

Shella also advises clients and provides litigation avoidance guidance and training on a range of human resources issues. In her employee benefits practice, she counsels employers and management regarding compliance with Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Shella previously externed with the Hon. Edward Nottingham at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Labor and Employment Section

State Bar of Georgia


Atlanta Bar Association


National Bar Association


Gate City Bar Association


Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Speaking Engagements

2015 Southeast Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

August 20, 2015
The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

The Affordable Care Act: Critical Areas Where Employers Are Unprepared and Could Better Strategically Plan for Compliance

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

Employment Law Update

SWTA 2011 Law Seminar - Southwest Transit Association

July 11, 2011


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2007
  • B.A., University of Memphis, 2004magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona