Drew Eckl & Farnham is excited to welcome new attorneys Chad, Christian, Bonnie, and Arika!
J. Chad Capers is an Associate with Drew Eckl & Farnham, practicing primarily in the areas general liability and insurance defense. Prior to joining Drew Eckl & Farnham, Chad worked at a reputable California-based law firm, primarily handling matters involving insurance coverage and complex litigation.
Christian Goerner is an associate in the Atlanta office where he focuses his practice on general liability and personal injury defense. Prior to joining the firm, Christian worked as a Staff Attorney for the Honorable R. Chris Phelps in the Superior Courts of the Northern Judicial Circuit consisting of Elbert, Franklin, Hart, Madison, and Oglethorpe counties. Christian is committed to handling cases to an efficient outcome for his clients.
Bonnie has been an active member of the Georgia Bar since 1994 and has represented individuals, businesses, and local governments in a variety of civil matters throughout her career. In addition, she served as a clinical professor at Georgia State University College of Law and as a legislator in the Georgia House of Representatives, where she also served as Majority Caucus Chair and Chair of the Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee. She has served on the Boards for nonprofit organizations that provide education to children with disabilities, tax law assistance to low-income Georgians, and animal rescue.
Arika Song is an Associate in Drew Eckl & Farnham’s Atlanta office. She practices civil defense litigation in state and federal courts, focusing her practice areas in premises liability, dram shop, school board liability, professional malpractice, and motor vehicle liability. She began her legal career practicing international environmental regulatory and compliance law with a firm in Washington D.C., where she applied both U.S. and South Korean law to advise Fortune 500 corporations on compliance issues related to environmental, human rights, health, and safety issues for their operations throughout the U.S. and South Korea. Arika then returned to her home state of Georgia to practice civil litigation.