Shantia Coley

Shantia Coley

Attorney

Shantia  Coley  is  an  in-house  attorney  for  a  Fortune  500  corporation.  She handles  a domestic  and international  litigation caseload  and at any given time is handling over 150 cases  across  the globe. Shantia  is  also passionate about diversity and  wellness. As a result,  she  speaks professionally  to  various  organizatlons about  living  life on purpose and increasing diversity in the professional world.

 

Shantia attended Elon University for undergrad, receivng her Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She was the first in her family  to attend and graduate from a four-year university. After two years  of working as a lobbyist and field organizer for a statewide nonprofit. She attended North Carolina School of Law. Prior to working in house, she was in private practice and also a  public defender for Mecklenburg County.

 Among her many accolades, Shantia has been recginizeded by the National Black Lawyers Association as one of the top black attorneys  in North Carolina. Nationally, she has been recognized by the National  Bar Association  as one of  the top 40 litigators in the nation. Shantia is extremely involved in her community and has locally been named one of Charlotte Business Journal’s People On The Move .

 Shantia is married to her law school sweetheart and is the mother of identical twin four­ year-old boys. In addition to handling litigation and speaking to varios groups, Shantia enjoys researching and writing . She is currently working on her  firstbook-a devotional for professional women of color.