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Nelson Mullins awards diversity scholarship to Mercer law student

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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has awarded a diversity scholarship to Shadaisa Wilcox, a native of Douglas and a law student at Mercer University School of Law. Wilcox will receive a $10,000 scholarship and salaried summer 2019 position.


A second-year law student, Wilcox will work in the Atlanta office. She is currently enrolled in Mercer’s JD/MBA program. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mercer University. Wilcox serves as a co-events chair for the Black Law Students Association as well as the Education and Networking chair for Phi Delta Phi Honor Society. She is an academic success mentor and is an active member of the Mercer Law Review Vol. 70. Her Note on HIV/AIDS and the Anti-Kickback Statute was selected for publication and will appear in print early this summer. After graduation, Wilcox hopes to practice transactional law. 


The Nelson Mullins Diversity Scholarship Program is open to second-year law students and is primarily designed to increase the number of diverse law students interested in summer and long-term employment with the firm.

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