Trial Experience

Personal Injury

Ellen served as co-counsel on a personal injury case on behalf of an injured worker and his wife. The jury awarded over seven million dollars to the husband and wife. The case was settled after the verdict at mediation.

Ellen represented a chemical company in a wrongful death case. She successfully settled the matter at mediation favorably for her client.


Ellen defended a gas company against an employee who claimed racial discrimination. She obtained a dismissal of the case on a motion for sanctions against the plaintiff. The plaintiff's attempt to appeal was unsuccessful.

Commercial / Business

Ellen served as co-counsel for a pharmaceutical company suing Anderson Consulting for breach of contract, fraud and other theories. Ellen conducted interviews of key witnesses all over the country.


Ellen served as local counsel in Georgia for Bayer in cases involving strokes allegedly caused from taking cold medicine. Ellen assisted with procedural and discovery issues

Products Liability

Ellen successfully defended a chemical company in numerous suits involving contractors allegedly exposed to asbestos. These cases involved numerous parties and spanned decades.

Divorce / Family / Custody

Specialized Training

In addition to her law degree and general mediation training, Ellen has received specialized mediation training in domestic relations which included a divorce practicum

Toxic Tort/Environmental

Ellen served as co-counsel on an environmental contamination case of a neighborhood. She represented 3600 individuals against a major chemical company. The case involved personal injury and property damage claims. The case settled favorably for her clients.

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