Andrea Alabi

Andrea Alabi

Chief Assistant Solicitor General, Fulton County Solicitor General's Office

Andrea Alabi

Andrea Alabi began her legal career at the Georgia Department of Labor handling employment disputes as an administrative hearing officer. Realizing her passion for litigation, she then worked as a criminal defense attorney representing clients south of the perimeter. As lead Attorney, she handled dozens of jury trials, bench trials and countless motions and hearings.

Witnessing the impact that violent crime has on the community and seeing the disparities in the criminal system, Andrea dedicated her career to pursuing justice.  She worked for the Clayton County Solicitor General's office, then at Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office as a managing assistant district attorney and Deputy Chief ADA.  While with the Gwinnett County DA’s Office, Andrea handled the most serious offenses from homicide cases to cases involving vulnerable persons.  As a Chief Assistant Solicitor General, she manages 10 state court trial teams, a jail unit, investigations, the victim support team as well as legal support.   She has always sought fair resolution for all the parties involved in the case.  She strives to prioritize rehabilitation and focuses on the underlying reason for the crime.   With over 10 years of prosecutorial experience, Andrea approaches each case with integrity, courage and compassion. She helps educate police recruits on Georgia law, criminal procedure and courtroom demeanor.  She has handled over one thousand cases and over 75 jury trials in her career.  

As an active member of the community, Andrea volunteers with the Gwinnett County Public Schools Community based mentoring program.  She serves as a mentor to middle school aged girls. In 2014, she also launched an initiative that joined the DA’s office with local schools to promote social media safety and to end cyberbullying. 

Andrea is the Immediate Past President of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL)- Gwinnett Chapter. She also previously served on GAWL Gwinnett’s board as Vice President (2019) and Secretary (2018) and as Co-Chair of Communications with Statewide GAWL.  

She served as one of two diversity and inclusion fellows with the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section (2019-2021).  Andrea helps educate members of the profession on how diversity impacts the practice of criminal law.  Also, she was appointed as Co-Executive Director of Communications and Membership with the American Bar Association- Criminal Justice Section.

Andrea belongs to numerous organizations including the National Black Prosecutor’s Association, GABWA, National Council of Negro Women- Gwinnett, Stonewall Bar Association, Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, NAACP of Georgia, Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton, and The Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association of Atlanta.