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Amos Nathanael Jones Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Jones has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of law and higher education

Amos Nathanael Jones has been quoted in the New York Times, National Review, The Times of Israel, Gawker, Gizmodo and The Forward.

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 15, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Amos Nathanael Jones with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Jones celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Jones is the founder of Amos Jones Law Firm. Established in 2010 in Washington, DC, his practice includes handling conflicts resulting from competing liberties protected in the U.S. Constitution and international human rights regimes, as well as matters materializing in corporate contexts.

Since 2012, Mr. Jones has been involved with more than 25 federal civil rights charges on behalf of numerous U.S. Department of Defense educators challenging legally actionable discrimination and retaliation transpiring on U.S. military bases across the world. Some of his other work has included exposing racial and sexual harassment in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington's high school, resolving a high-profile, federal, gender-bias lawsuit filed against Indiana University, and exposing and beating Lexington Theological Seminary in a wrongful termination case. Mr. Jones' very first victory, his advocacy in the Kirby versus Lexington Theological Seminary case, resulted in the reversal of five years of erroneous lower-court rulings via a unanimous decision from the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Mr. Jones was a full-time associate professor at Campbell University Law School in Raleigh, NC, until 2017, where he taught Contracts and Ethics. He was also a visitor to the faculty of law at the University of Oxford in England in 2015 and a visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of Melbourne Law School in Australia from 2006 to 2007. Prior to earning his juris doctorate, Mr. Jones was a news copy editor for The Charlotte Observer in North Carolina from 2000 to 2001 and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1999.

The author of a 2014 publication in the North Carolina Law Review, Mr. Jones has also been a contributing author to The Widener Journal of Law, Economics and Race, The North Carolina Central Law Review, The Georgia State University Law Review and The Thurgood Marshall Law Review.

During his career, Mr. Jones served as a delegate to the Academy of Achievement in 2000 and was interim president and chief executive officer of the Hepatitis International Foundation. Within his local community, Mr. Jones, an ordained Baptist deacon, has been active as a member of leading Baptist churches since 2000. He is also an accomplished violist who played with The Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra in North Carolina in 2000-2011.

Mr. Jones has been quoted in the New York Times, National Review, The Times of Israel, Gawker, Gizmodo and The Forward. He has been featured in the chapter on "100 Ways to Look at a Black Man" in Harvard Law School Professor Charles J. Ogletree's 2011 book "The Presumption of Guilt" and has also been acknowledged in the preface to Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz's 2006 book, "Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways," and in "The Best African American Essays, 2010," edited by Gerald Early and Randall Kennedy. Named to Super Lawyers, Top 100 American Lawyers and The National Black Lawyers, Mr. Jones has also been named a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney and has been featured in the first edition of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America and the 58th edition of Who's Who in America.

Born in Lexington, KY, Mr. Jones' passion for law developed at a very young age. He has held a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Emory University since 2000, a Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University since 2003, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard University Law School since 2006. For more information, please visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Amos Nathanael Jones has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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