Georgia State University College of Law '97
Georgia State University '92
Jason Poulos (B.S.’92, J.D.’97) is an assistant general counsel at Cox Automotive, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., where he focuses his practice on domestic and international legal, regulatory, commercial compliance and investigations. Poulos also oversees major litigation. In his previous position, he served as counsel with the law firm Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, where he focused on commercial litigation, compliance and investigations.
He spent over 10 years as in-house counsel at Georgia-Pacific LLC, where he worked on global anti-corruption law and compliance, internal investigations, and domestic and international commercial disputes. Poulos spent the first five years of his legal career at Alston & Bird, LLP, where his practice comprised of commercial, securities, and ERISA fiduciary litigation and global investigations.
He is a master in the Bleckley Inn of Court, a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, where he serves on the board of the Corporate Counsel Section, and a member of the Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta. He has also performed pro bono work with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s One Child, One Lawyer program.
Poulos graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 1997, and during law school, he was a Moot Court Board officer and a competitor with the Student Trial Lawyers Association. In 1997, his mock trial team won the Southeastern regional tournament and competed in the national tournament.
He received an undergraduate degree in accounting in 1992 from Georgia State University. Poulos has worked in accounting for both SunTrust Bank and the Coca-Cola Company prior to law school. During college, he won a U.S. Congressional scholarship to Germany and spent over a year living and working there. He is fluent in German and has studied Spanish extensively as well.
Poulos is an adjunct professor for the Lawyering Advocacy program at Georgia State Law.