Hieu M. Nguyen attended Vanderbilt University and received his B.A. in English and Philosophy in 1994. He later received his M.A. in English in 1997 and then a M.Ed. in 1998, both from Vanderbilt. He taught in the Gwinnett County School System for 5 years before going to law school. He received his law degree from the University of Georgia in 2006 and joined Harben & Hartley after graduation. He manages the firm’s litigation practice and has served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving Georgia’s school districts in the federal and state courts.