Arbitrator | Mediator


Tiana is a mediator and arbitrator with significant experience managing complex commercial litigation. An experienced litigator, Tiana handles cases from pre-settlement negotiations and early motions practice through discovery, mediation, and if necessary, trial and appeal. The focus of her practice is understanding the client’s needs and crafting an individualized strategy to both win the legal argument and meet the business objective.

Tiana’s practice focuses on breach of contract, business torts including complex fraud and civil RICO, and professional liability. Tiana has also litigated a number of cases involving technology and software contract issues, healthcare information technology, and patent litigation.

Tiana’s litigation experience is national, with extensive practice in the state and federal courts of Georgia before both the trial and appellate courts. Additionally, Tiana has often litigated international aspects of commercial litigation including coordination of counsel for multiple pending proceedings, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and international abstention.

  • B.A. University of Georgia, magna cum laude, 1998
  • J.D. University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, 2003
  • Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Legal Employment
  • Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP, 2005 - present
  • Law Clerk, Judge Richard W. Story, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2003-2005
  • Affiliations
    2021 Fellow - Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
    Advisory Board - Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (former)
    Master - Clarke Carley Inn of Court
    Member - Atlanta Bar Association
    Member - Board of Directors Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (2009-2011); Co-chair Mentorship Committee (2008)
    Member - Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
    Member - Georgia State Bar; BASICS Committee (former)
    Member - Lawyers Club of Atlanta
    Member - National Asian Pacific Bar Association
    Member - National Association of Women Lawyers
    Member - Vietnamese American Bar Association
    Vice-President - Board Member National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys
    Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Cringe-worthy Criticism: Limits on Legal Remedies to Negative Public Comments
  • Vietnam/War/Memory/Justice: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Fulton County Daily Report CLE: Ethical Consideration for In-House Counsel
  • ACC Value Challenge 2014: Avoiding Traps in Business Litigation
  • Common Benefit and Class Actions: Eliminating Artificial Barriers to Attorney Fee Awards
  • experience

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