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Monica R. Parker is a consultant with The Grady Company where she specializes in the areas of negotiation, communication, and conflict resolution.  Prior to her consulting career, Monica practiced law with Alston & Bird, LLP and Mazursky & Dunaway, LLP.  She has served as a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, where she taught the negotiation course for law students and was a member of the teaching team for the executive version of the course at the School’s Program of Instruction for Lawyers.

Monica has conducted negotiation and communication workshops for Goldman Sachs, IBM, Deloitte & Touche, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others. She has facilitated dialogue among a college faculty embroiled in dispute, coached an internet start-up on how to improve strained relationships with investors, and helped develop and deliver a sexual harassment training program at a leading military college.

Monica is also the founder of, an organization that provides career coaching for dissatisfied lawyers.

Monica earned a B.A. cum laude in English and American Literature from Harvard College, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.  Prior to law school, Monica developed film scripts for Spike Lee at 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks, and worked as an assistant manager for Winn Dixie, a Southeastern grocery chain.