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Amber E. Tuggle


Amber Tuggle's practice focuses primarily on construction and commercial litigation, contracts, transportation and product liability. She represents design professionals, general contractors and subcontractors and has litigated and resolved complex cases in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, Texas, South Carolina, Missouri, Nevada and Oregon.


Kent State University, B.A., 1994

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 1999

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Representative Experience

Handled arbitrations for construction clients as both claimants and respondents.

Participated in trial of complex commercial case, defending toll manufacturer against multi-million dollar claims of major national chemical conglomerate.

Negotiated contracts in construction and employment contexts.

Successfully represented general contractor on fee-splitting arrangement and obtained directed verdict on high-value counterclaim.

In construction arbitration, successfully defended subcontractor against claims in excess of $200,000 and obtained $35,000 award in favor of client on counterclaim.

Successfully resolved numerous cases on behalf of a national commercial motor carrier.

Obtained defense verdict for individual design professional against claims of professional negligence and breach of contract brought by international construction firm.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Design Build Institute of America

News & Publications

Moderator, panel discussion, "Taking Risks: Identifying and Managing Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth," ENR Groundbreaking, Women in Construction Conference, 2014, New York, New York.