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Melissa Eagling

Intake Manager

Melissa Eagling is a true advocate with a desire to assist individuals through some of life's most pressing challenges. Melissa understands how timely information and advice regarding a difficult employment matter can have life-changing implications. She listens actively to understand client needs to find the best solution to their unique circumstances.

Melissa has spent the past decade working with several diverse practices. She has assisted clients in the family law clinic at Atlanta Legal Aid, worked to coordinate legal access with Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia, advocated for sex workers' rights with Care International, and worked as a registered mediator in Fulton County.

Melissa is also an active parent within the disabled community. She has served as an Americorps Parent Advocate with Extra Special People, Inc. and is a member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.

Melissa earned her law degree from Georgia State University in 2010 with a distinction for public service. Melissa also holds a B.A. in English Literature from Florida State University.

Outside of work, Melissa enjoys her four children, cooking, aerial arts, and is trying tennis.

5 Star Reviews

  • "Can't thank Brian Sutherland enough for his outstanding representation of me. Brian was responsive, insightful, and clever in the communications drafted on my behalf. He offered spot-on advice, and we ..."
    Chris M.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin somehow managed to take all the difficulty out of handling the most stressful experience of my life. Not only was she diligent, wildly intelligent, and thorough in handling the ..."
    Grizzly G.
  • "Rachel and her staff took the time to review my case and answered all my questions. The thing I liked best is they didn't rush me and ensured that everything was covered. I would definitely seek their guidance again if needed!
    Patrick J.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin consistently demonstrated integrity, empathy, and compassion, making me feel supported and empowered throughout the process. Her knowledge of labor laws, professionalism, and personal approach truly made a difference during a challen"
    Mary B
  • "Rachel did great handling my employment claim. She comes highly recommended!"
    Former Client
  • "Rachel saw the bigger picture and she was willing to push limits with the other party and with me when needed. Her experience was evident and she also brought in a partner to the arbitration session to show commitment to the case"
    Bud C.
  • "Rachel is a pleasure to work with. Up front, honest and very thorough!"
    Lindsey M.
  • "Extremely pleasant to work with and very responsive to all questions that I had regarding my case. Very professional."
    Dixon J.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin was wonderful. She was very responsive and really put my interests first. Great person to have on your side."
    David L.
  • "5 out of 5 just plain doesn't capture the security I felt having Brian in my corner. His advice was sage, I trusted his guidance implicitly, and I felt at ease with the process."
    Former Client
  • "During our conversation, it was clear that the team possesses a keen understanding of employment law, particularly in areas concerning Hostile workplace, FMLA and ADA. Although my case presented complexities, the advice I received was insightful and extrem"
    Former Client
  • "The firm is extremely professional and they go above and beyond to help with your case."
    Nicole W.
  • "I'm forever grateful for the attention and support my family and I received from Rachel. I contacted Rachel during a difficult time in my life and received great interest and care. I felt that Rachel truly cared about my case and that my family was in good"
    Aaron R.
  • "I am beyond pleased with the professional legal services provided by Beal Sutherland Berlin & Brown. Attorney Rachel Berlin Benjamin quickly resolved my discrimination case (in less than a month) and facilitated a satisfactory settlement. I highly reco"
    M Ward
  • "Highly recommend! Professional, knowledgeable, and dedicated. Handled my case with expertise. Grateful for their outstanding service!"
    Erin J.
  • "I truly appreciate the care, support and professionalism that I received from Rachel and the entire staff. I never had to bug anyone for an update. Rachel was very responsive and prompt. I'm happy that I made the right choice in having amazing representati"
    Jessica H
  • "I was very satisfied with Rachel. She kept me in line. I will send anyone needing an attorney to her. She really wants to help people."
    Delores J.
  • "Milinda Brown came highly recommended by a mutual friend for help resolving an employment law issue. She was kind, knowledgeable, and very communicative throughout our time working together. While working with a lawyer can often seem overwhelming, she made"
    Alexandra K.
  • "Brian Sutherland is very professional and a great listener. I would highly recommend working with him.
    Karolina G.
  • "When I told her about the recent experience I had which ultimately led me to seek legal counsel, she displayed so much empathy and compassion for what I had been through. I got the distinct impression that Milinda got into the practice of law not for money"
    Anne W.
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