Powerhouse Attorney and Founder and CEO of Flawed Masterpiece
Joy White is a charismatic, multi-hyphenate powerhouse attorney and reinvention coach. Joy has built a life and career to be rivaled as an esteemed corporate employment attorney, a once General Counsel at the prestigious Morehouse College, and the now Managing Partner at her own law firm, The White Legal Group. In addition to nearly two decades of practicing law at some of the most prestigious law firms in the country, including King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, Joy is also a certified transformational reinvention coach. As the founder and CEO of Flawed Masterpiece® Joy is the sole creator of the six-phase F.L.A.W.E.D journey of inner awakening and self-discovery. During her tenure at Morehouse, Joy was an integral part of reshaping the Title IX policy work around campus sexual assault. Being able to affect impactful and lasting change in decision-making and policy is an accomplishment she counts as one of her proudest. Joy was raised by a single mother and experienced many personal traumas as a survivor of sexual and domestic violence. Finding resources to overcome her traumas is what lead Joy to create Flawed Masterpiece®. The consultancy focuses on helping other Black women with their personal development, wellness, and self-care. White knows firsthand that until past traumas are confronted in a meaningful way, career milestones will feel empty. White has seamlessly forged a unique path where her entrepreneurial work and legal work intersect and inform each other in powerful and curious ways. Joy is the recipient of numerous awards, including Top 100 Women of Influence, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40, National Black Lawyers Top 100, and Fortune Magazine’s Women Leaders in the Law. In addition to being an employment attorney, White is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, award-winning filmmaker, serial entrepreneur, and non-profit board member. Joy is the producer of a short film about her own life titled ‘Finding Joy in the Journey: A Flawed Masterpiece, which is an Official Selection for the 18th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival. Joy holds a B.A. in English Literature from the illustrious HBCU Spelman College, and her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.