WWHGD Promotes Four Attorneys to Partnership in 2008
On January 1, 2008, Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC, promoted four attorneys to partnership in its Atlanta office: Ross D. Ginsberg, Scott P. Kerew, Nicholas P. “Nick” Panayotopoulos, and Amber E. Tuggle. Managing Partner John M. Hudgins, IV, remarked, “We are very proud of these talented lawyers and are pleased to have them join the partnership. These attorneys bring exceptional professional skills to the firm and to our clients.” Following is biographical information on each:
Ross Ginsberg focuses his practice on the representation of design professionals. He also represents clients in employment related matters and business entities in a variety of commercial disputes. He was named a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Boston magazine in 2005 before moving to Georgia. He earned a B.A. from Tufts University in 1990, and received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1993. Mr. Ginsberg is admitted to practice in Georgia, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Scott Kerew’s practice focuses on civil litigation with emphasis on professional negligence, medical product liability, general product liability, and premises liability. He represents physicians before the State Composite Medical Board and consults with healthcare clients on legal issues including medical records documentation, informed and general consent, peer review and credentialing. He has represented clients in multiple complex tort cases, including wrongful death, permanent brain injury and permanent paralysis cases, in California, Georgia, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee. In 1996, he graduated with a B.A. from State University of New York at Binghamton and then earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1999, where he served on the Vanderbilt Law Review. Mr. Kerew is admitted in Georgia.
Nick Panayotopoulos maintains a broad practice involving complex tort and business litigation. He has successfully defended and favorably settled cases for lawyers, accountants and business entities accused of malpractice and other tortious conduct, and prosecuted and defended numerous business disputes involving contractual and business tort allegations, such as misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of employee duty of loyalty, bad faith, fraud, construction and other contractual disputes in litigation and/or arbitration proceedings. He graduated with a B.A. from Emory University in 1990, and received a J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University in 1993. Mr. Panayotopoulos is admitted in Georgia.
Amber Tuggle’s practice focuses primarily on construction and commercial litigation, contracts and product liability. She represents both general contractors and subcontractors and has litigated and resolved complex cases in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, Texas, South Carolina, Nevada and Oregon. She received a B.A. from Kent State University in 1994 and her J.D. from Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University in 1999. Ms. Tuggle is admitted in Georgia.