“I bring my passion for business and law together to fuel our client’s success.”


As an associate in the firm’s Public Finance practice group, Assatta represents municipalities, state agencies and school districts.

Having always wanted to go into business and watching her mom serve as a lawyer, Assatta’s career found her. Naturally outspoken and resilient, Assatta works diligently to help accomplish her client’s goals.

Assatta spends her free time with her dog, friends and family. She also enjoys playing tennis.

Assatta earned her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and her M.B.A. from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Burr & Forman, she served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable DeAndrea Gist Benjamin of the Fifth Judicial Circuit.


Professional & Community

Civic Activities

  • SC Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • Co-chair, Pro Bono and Community Outreach (2022-2023)
  • United Way of the Midlands
    • Member, Young Leaders Society
      • Member, Steering Committee (2022-2023)
      • Member, Investment Committee (2022-2023)
  • Member, Blueprint for Leadership, Class of 2022
  • Alumnae, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Columbia Chapter)

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers


Legal Practice Assistant

Linda Brooks
(803) 753-3306


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