Ginny started her practice in Tennessee, where she defended physicians, physician practices and hospitals in medical malpractice litigation.
Additionally, she has served as in-house counsel for Shelby County Government in Memphis, Tennessee, where she defended a wide range of civil lawsuits, including ADA, Title VII, 42 USC § 1983 and governmental tort liability actions. Ginny has served as Chief Ethics Officer for the county and senior judicial law clerk for judges on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and Tennessee Supreme Court.
While living in Tennessee, Ginny was also actively involved in the legal community. She served on the board of directors for the Association of Women Attorneys – Memphis Chapter in 2016, became a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation in 2018 and graduated from the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law class in 2019.
Ginny believes that preparation and communication are the keys to successfully representing clients in any matter. She is currently an adjunct legal research professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Successfully resolved complex commercial litigation between municipalities regarding the division of payments-in-lieu of taxes paid by the municipal utility provider resulting in a $7,109,267.00 settlement for my client.
Negotiated and wrote $11.5 million contract funding pre-kindergarten classes in public schools for four-year-old children that qualify for free or reduced price lunch.
Integral part of defense legal team that successfully resolved a class action against a law firm relating to the legal fees charged when collecting delinquent municipal property taxes, helping my client minimize damages that could have exceeded $8.5 million.
Obtained defense verdict in a Title VII religious discrimination lawsuit following 4-day jury trial, potentially saving my client hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Following four week jury trial, helped obtain defense verdict in Tennessee medical malpractice action against client hospital and six codefendant health care providers alleging the mismanagement of care caused the patient to become fluid volume overloaded and eventually die.
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2003