Grace Starling is an employment and civil rights attorney at Radford Scott LLP Grace advocates for fairness, equity, and respect in every workplace and has represented numerous employees in discrimination and retaliation cases. She believes in a client-centered approach, which allows her to make sound, strategic decisions that achieve the goals of her clients. Grace was recognized by her peers as one of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2023 in two categories, Labor and Employment Law (Employee) and Litigation (Labor and Employment).

Before joining Radford Scott LLP, Grace represented employees who faced harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage theft in their workplace for three years. Prior to representing employees, Grace worked as a staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.

Grace graduated, magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law, where she was in the top 10% of her class. She received several honors and awards during law school, including the Highest Pro Bono and Public Service Distinction, the Excellence in Professional Responsibility Award, the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Professional Responsibility, and the Best Brief Award in Lawyering Advocacy. Grace was a pupil in the Bleckley Inn of Court. As a member of the Georgia State University College of Law Moot Court Team, she competed in Emory’s Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition on the 2017 quarterfinalist team and on the 2018 semifinalist team.

As an advocate, Grace organized a grassroots movement at the state and national level focused on lobbying against legislation that would harm sexual assault/gender-based violence survivors. Grace has spoken nationally on the ways in which state and local governments can support survivors of sexual assault through policy. Grace continues to advocate for good public policy in Georgia at the local and state level. Grace has testified before the Georgia Legislature on multiple occasions. Most recently, during the 2022 session, Grace testified in favor of two bills that would expand employee rights in Georgia.

Grace is a proud alumna of Agnes Scott College where she graduated magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and Art History. Grace also graduated from Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia. Grace remains active in the Marist and Agnes Scott communities. Grace currently serves on the Marist Alumni Board and volunteers her time at Agnes Scott.

When Grace is not practicing law, she is likely to be found in her garden, reading a book, traveling, or spending time with her family, friends, and pups.

Bar Associations

  • Georgia State and Superior Court

    Member Since: 2019

  • Georgia Court of Appeals

    Member Since: 2019

  • Georgia Supreme Court

    Member Since: 2019

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

    Member Since: 2020

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

    Member Since: 2020

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

    Member Since: 2020


  • Georgia State University College of Law - J.D.

    Magna cum laude

  • Agnes Scott College - B.A. in Economics and Art History

    Magna cum laude

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