Oto Ekpo

Of Counsel

Oto Ekpo has devoted her career to advocating for victims of wrongdoing. She focuses her law practice on the representation of people catastrophically injured or killed due to the negligence of others. Oto and her colleagues regularly work on high-stakes cases arising from medical malpractice, violent crimes, negligent security, premises liability, and vehicle accidents, among other issues. Oto considers it a privilege to walk with victims and loved ones as they pursue justice.

Before entering private practice, Oto served as a prosecutor for 15 years in DeKalb and Fulton counties. She prosecuted the most serious crimes, including murder, rape, sexual assault, sex trafficking, drug trafficking, and vehicular homicide, among many others. During her career as a prosecutor, Oto tried more than 100 jury trials.

Oto is active in the Atlanta community. She was elected in 2023 to be a member of the Board of Governors, which controls and administers the affairs of the State Bar. Moreover, she proudly serves on the Executive Boards of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Junior League of DeKalb County. Additionally, Oto is a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and DeKalb Lawyers Association.

She grew up in Texas, and received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas and her law degree from Emory University School of Law.


J.D., Emory University School of Law

B.A., The University of Texas

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

DeKalb and Fulton counties

Board of Governors
Member Since: 2023

Executive Boards of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Junior League of DeKalb County

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

Lawyers Club of Atlanta

DeKalb Lawyers Association

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