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LAWYERS Get some face time now with some of the area’s leading attorneys ... before you need them. Photography by Christine Hall, Izzy Hudgins and Katie McGee

Conner Law Group, PC


The Eichholz Law Firm, PC


Goad Law, LLC


McNamara Adams, PC


The Schachter Law Firm, LLC


Suthers Law Firm


The White Law Group


Suthers Law Firm

119 W. Perry St. 912.232.6767 | sutherslaw.com CONCENTRATION: Nursing home and medical malpractice, defective and recalled medical products, serious automobile and tractor-trailer collision cases. PICTURED (from left): Adam Harper and John Suthers.

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Our accolades include … John Suthers: Savannah’s Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation by Best Lawyers; Top 100 Attorneys in Georgia by Georgia Super Lawyers and Atlanta magazines; Georgia Super Lawyer 2006-2017; AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Suthers Law Firm: Best Law Firms in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report. Adam Harper: Georgia Trial Lawyers Association LEAD Class. Our philosophy is … to devote whatever amount of time, energy and financial resources that it takes to maximize our clients’ recoveries.

Our biggest case … $7.75 million recovery for victim injured by a defective medical product. We are known for … being among the first law firms in America to obtain a jury verdict holding a nursing home accountable for injuring a resident. Recently, we successfully represented a large number of individuals in lawsuits against manufacturers of defective medical products. We are most proud of our firm because … we make a difference in our clients’ lives.

Derek J. White

The White Law Group 130 Canal Street, Suite 501 Pooler, GA | 912.330.9733 thewhitelawgroup.org CONCENTRATION: Will preparations, trial litigation with an emphasis in wrongful death, nursing-home abuse, elderly abuse, tractortrailer collisions and contracts ACCOLADES: “40 under 40” Savannah 2006 and Younger Super Lawyers for the State of Georgia

I’m proud of our firm because … we understand that each client is only one person in this world. So, we strive to be the world for each client in order to honor the trust our clients place in us with the resolution of their legal needs. Our philosophy is rooted in … Christian beliefs and practices. Thus, we practice law with a goal of helping others more than ourselves. Our charity of choice is … decided by our clients. In our contracts, each client has the authority to direct where a portion of the firm’s earnings will be donated. My role models are … my mother, Josephine White, and Herschel Walker. My mother taught me to love and respect everyone I meet and to give my all in my endeavors. Herschel, a dear friend, has shown me how to do each. When I’m not in the office … I am outdoors in God’s creation. I enjoy fishing, tennis and walking on the beach with my wonderful and lovely wife, Kelli.

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McNamara Adams, P.C. Real Estate

We focus on … real estate closings and probate.

as if it were the most important matter we would ever handle.

We are practicing in Savannah because… Savannah is the greatest city in America. It’s a great place to raise a family and make true, loyal friends.

Savannah: 7370 Hodgson Memorial Drive 912.355.1109 Pooler: 130 Canal St., Ste. 303 912.748.1204 mcnamaraadamsatlaw.com

Our clients are … regular folks who are seeking someone who cares and someone they can trust with their real estate closing or probate matter.

We are most proud of… the fact that people have placed their trust in us for an important event in their lives. So many clients have remained loyal friends through the years, and we are always happy to assist them again.

PICTURED (from left): J. Craig Adams, Mary “Molly” McNamara Adams and Thomas J. McNamara

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Our philosophy is … to treat every client and every case with the same effort, concern and professionalism

We maintain a work/life balance by… being involved in family events. We follow our children and grandchildren in church, school and community activities. You meet great people who care about God, children and community at these events.

The Schachter Law Firm, LLC

427 Montgomery Street 912.233.8883 | disfamilylaw.com CONCENTRATION: Divorce and Family Law

Pictured: (from left to right) Andrea Pluff, Lisa Roberts Brannen, David I. Schachter, J. Brett Brinson

Our Accolades include … AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest possible rating reserved for lawyers who have reached the heights of professional excellence and highest levels of skill and integrity); Leading Lawyers, Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers from 2015 - 2017; AVVO Client’s Choice Award for Divorce Law, Child Custody and Family Law (2012-2017); Top 100 Lawyers— The National Advocates, 2015-2016; and Nation’s Top 1% in Family Law— National Association of Distinguished Council. Our philosophy is … There can be such a thing as a good divorce. Often-

times, a good divorce is better than a lousy marriage. Favorite quote … From Sun Tzu in The Art of War: “To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” Our passion is … hard work and achieving positive results on behalf of our clients. We specialize in … all facets of family law, including high-asset divorce, dissolution, child custody, child support, alimony, marital settlement agreements and equitable property division.

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Mike Conner

Conner Law Group, P.C. 7 E. Congress St. | 912.373.8967 TheConnerLawGroup.com CONCENTRATION: Litigation ACCOLADES: Super Lawyers; Best Lawyers in America; Best Law Firms in America; National Trial Lawyers Association; Million Dollar Advocates Forum; and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

I love practicing in Savannah because... of the opportunity to work with such a diverse population of people and businesses representing innovation, ingenuity and history. My firm specializes in… general commercial and business litigation, personal injury litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate transactions, local government and wills, trusts, and estate litigation. I’m proud of my firm because … we apply our values and experience to the work we do for our clients, and we distinguish ourselves through a diligent work ethic that emphasizes thorough preparation and attention to detail. When I’m not in the office … my wife, Toni, and I spend most of our time watching our two sons, Cullen and David, play football, basketball and other sports. I maintain a work/life balance by … praying and attending church with my family. Our firm invites a chaplain to visit with us regularly to help us apply our faith in our work. My family … is the most important thing in the world to me and the reason I work so hard.

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David Eichholz

The Eichholz Law Firm, P.C. 530 Stephenson Ave., Ste. 200 912.335.4580 | thejusticelawyer.com EDUCATION: BA, University of Georgia; JD, Florida Coastal School of Law CONCENTRATION: Personal injury, auto accidents, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, defective products, dangerous drugs ACCOLADES: Best of Savannah 2016 and 2015 Trial Lawyer, Best Customer Service from the American Economic Institute, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The National Trial Lawyers, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Our mission is … to provide expert legal services in an effort to seek justice and maximize results for clients who have been injured through the negligence of others. We are customer-service focused with a goal of exceeding expectations. I stay active in the community by … giving back to the local community. I am a beacon member of the United Way, and I am on the Board of the Jewish Education Alliance (JEA). The Eichholz Law Firm participates in community service all year, through winter clothing drives, serving food at the Feed the Hungry holiday dinners, collecting food for the Legal Food Frenzy and collaborating with Reach our Youth Outreach on different drives and fundraisers. The best part of being on #TeamEichholz is … it’s a team effort at our firm. We work together to ensure all of our clients are provided the best customer service and justice they deserve.

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Stacey Goad Goad Law, LLC

1111 Bull St. 912-209-9000 NotGuiltySavannah.com CONCENTRATION: Criminal Defense

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Accolades: Client Choice Award by Avvo 2014; Client Choice Award by Avvo 2015; 10 Best Law Firms in Georgia for Client Satisfaction by AILC 2016; Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2015 and 2016 by the National Trial Lawyers Association; Top 25 Criminal Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association 2017. I specialize in … restoring dignity to the lives of men and women accused of criminal conduct by providing the most zealous criminal defense possible in each case. I’m proud of my firm because … we consistently meet or exceed expectations. When a mother refuses to shake my hand because she wants to hug me, it means the world to me. I’m

happy to say this occurs frequently. Did you know … jurors have the right to find a person “not guilty” if they do not believe the accused should be punished, even if the State has proven its case beyond a reasonable doubt. It’s called Jury Nullification. But defense attorneys aren’t allowed to even mention the right to jurors, much less encourage them to exercise it. I hope Savannah Magazine readers will remember that the next time they find themselves on a jury panel. When I’m not in the office … I enjoy spoiling my pets and kayaking along our beautiful coast. My charity of choice is … The Ossabaw Island Foundation.

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Top Lawyers 2017  

Get some face time now with some of the area's leading attorneys ... before you need to see them.

Top Lawyers 2017  

Get some face time now with some of the area's leading attorneys ... before you need to see them.