Marissa L. Simmons, Esq.

Of Counsel

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Marissa Simmons is Of Counsel to Payton Employment Law, PC and has been working with the Firm (and its predecessor firm) representing employee-clients since 2018.

Committed to bringing justice and fairness to challenging places, Marissa believes that every employee should have the ability to provide for themselves and their families, without fear of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.  It is this passion that drives Marissa to be an effective advocate and negotiator for employees who have been disadvantaged by their employer through illegal labor practices.  This passion has enabled Marissa to assist in obtaining multiple six-figure settlements for employee-clients who were discriminated against and harassed due to their race. Marissa Simmons is Of Counsel to Payton Employment Law, PC and has been working with the Firm (and its predecessor firm) representing employee-clients since 2018.

Committed to bringing justice and fairness to challenging places, Marissa believes that every employee should have the ability to provide for themselves and their families, without fear of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.  It is this passion that drives Marissa to be an effective advocate and negotiator for employees who have been disadvantaged by their employer through illegal labor practices.  This passion has enabled Marissa to assist in obtaining multiple six-figure settlements for employee-clients who were discriminated against and harassed due to their race.

Marissa is also the owner and managing attorney of her own law firm, the Law Office of Marissa L. Simmons, which she founded in June 2016.  Prior to opening her practice, Marissa clerked for various solo practitioners and small firms, engaging in various practice areas from family, entertainment, employment, and personal injury.  After working as a mediator in both Georgia and California courts, aiding hundreds of landlords and tenants in negotiating disputes, Marissa expanded her practice to include assisting both landlords and tenants with the eviction process and representing employees in employment matters.

Marissa believes in serving her community and seeks out every opportunity to do so. She has served on the board for the Langston Bar Association for two years, both as the chair of the Young Adult Committee and Outreach and Community Action Committee.  In an effort to show young minority women that they can dream bigger, Marissa also regularly speaks at elementary, middle, and high schools.

Contact Information

          (424) 334-3194 Ex. 701

          MSimmons@PaytonEmploymentLaw.com