As a defense attorney, she dedicated her practice to the areas of general liability, premises liability, and transportation law, where a significant portion of her practice in these areas was spent successfully defending motor carriers and property owners in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. She also practiced in the area of medical malpractice defense, and has defended doctors, dentist, nurses, medical assistants and assisted living facilities.
Renee is recognized as a skilled litigator and a passionate and zealous advocate for her clients. She believes that a successfully handled case is one that is tried or settled to its assessed value. This requires prompt and skilled investigation, which includes ensuring that primary witnesses are identified and interviewed early and documentary evidence obtained and analyzed. It also requires the identification of any hurdles to a successful resolution and formulating the most effective and persuasive strategy to overcome those hurdles. In 2010, Renee was selected as one of Georgia Rising Stars in Atlanta Magazine/Law and Politics, voted by her peers as one of Atlanta’s best young lawyers.
Renee grew up in Atlanta. She obtained her undergraduate degree from DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana) and her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law (Athens, Georgia) where she served on the Journal of International and Comparative Law and several Moot Court Teams.
At the University of Georgia, Renee was named to the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court. She was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2001.
Renee is admitted to: the Georgia Bar, Georgia Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia; and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.