Mary Alice practices in the area of civil litigation defense with an emphasis on First Party Property Defense and Insurance Coverage. She collaborates with clients in the investigation and adjustment of property claims and defends insurers in coverage, bad faith, arson, fraud, and property damage matters.
Mary Alice worked as a summer associate for Drew, Eckl & Farnham, LLP in 2014 and joined the firm as a full-time associate in 2015. While in law school, Mary Alice clerked for the Honorable William M. Ray II of the Georgia Court of Appeals and assisted the Fulton County Office of the Solicitor General in the prosecution of misdemeanors under the Third Year Practice Act.
Georgia State University, College of Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude
University of Georgia, B.E.S., 2012, cum laude
All Georgia Courts
USDC Northern District of Georgia
USDC Middle District of Georgia
USDC Southern District of Georgia
Member of State Bar of Georgia YLD Leadership Academy, Class of 2018
American Bar Association, TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee
Related News, Publications & Presentations
Recent Developments in First-Party Bad Faith Actions. The YLD Review. Volume 59 Issue 4. June 2018.
Let the Seller Beware: Owner-Financed Mortgages as a Bar to Insurance Coverage. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Volume 29 No.172. July 2017.
Bias During the Appraisal Process: Are Contingency Fee Agreements Grounds for Appraiser Disqualification?. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 28 No. 165. May 2016.