Fani T. Willis is an American politician and an attorney from the state of Georgia. She is the district attorney of Fulton County, Georgia.
Graduated from Howard University and Emory University School of Law, Willis spent 16 years as a prosecutor in the Fulton County district attorney’s office. Her most prominent case was her prosecution of the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal. In 2018, she went into private practice. That year, she ran for a seat on the Fulton County Superior Court, and lost. In 2020, Willis was elected district attorney for Fulton County, defeating Paul Howard, a six-term incumbent and her former boss.