Lajuana C. Ransaw, Partner

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📍 McDonough Office

Practice Areas
Local Government and Public Sector
Employment Law
School Board Representation
Real Estate Litigation
Construction Litigation
Civil Litigation

Law School: University of Georgia, JD 2001
Undergraduate: University of Georgia, BA Political Science 1998

Lajuana Ransaw is a Partner of Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC. Since joining the firm in 2013, Lajuana has worked in several practice areas for both individual clients and governmental entities. Her experience includes:

  • Assisting employers with constructing procedures, policy manuals, and compliance work
  • Representing governmental entities including school boards and local authorities in litigation matters, administrative proceedings, and federal and state regulated procurements and contracts
  • Representing employers and employees in administrative (EEOC, OCR, DOJ, etc.) matters
  • Representing businesses individuals in various civil litigation matters
  • Representing Landlords and Tenants in dispossessory matters and lease formations for residential and commercial property

Lajuana is located in the McDonough office and is active in the community. She is married to Lee A. Ransaw, Jr., who works at Delta Airlines. The couple has one son, Micah.

Reported Cases

  • CPR v. Henry County Bd. Of Education, 329 Ga. App. 57 (2014)
  • Elbert County v. Sweet City Landfill, LLC, 297 Ga. 429 (2015)

Trial Experience

  • Served as a Judicial Staff Attorney for a Superior Court Judge for 12 years
  • Extensive civil litigation and administrative hearing experience for matters in the following counties: Barrow, Bibb, Butts, Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, and Henry

Speaking Appearances

  • Georgia School Board Association Legal Seminar Presenter
  • Henry County Board of Education, Annual Legal Issues Update
  • Guest speaker at Spelman College , Special Education Certification class

Admissions and Recognitions

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, United States District Court (Northern District), State Bar of Georgia
  • Member of the National School Board Association, Education Law Section
  • Member of the Georgia School Board Association, Education Law Section
  • Named Top Attorney in Southern Journal Magazine, May 2016
  • Featured in We Are Henry Magazine, Education Edition, Spring 2018