Gracie G. Shepherd

Gracie G. Shepherd

Associate
Location:
Savannah, Georgia
Phone:
912-236-3311
800-554-5128 (Toll free)
Fax:
912-236-8725
Email:


Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • Juris Doctor
    • Law Journal: Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Managing Board Member
  • Thomas Edison State College, Indianapolis, Indiana

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Creditor Representation
  • Legal Malpractice (defense)

Gracie G. Shepherd is an associate in the civil litigation section. The majority of her practice concerns commercial litigation, legal malpractice defense, estate and fiduciary litigation, product liability, and creditor representation.

Prior to joining Oliver Maner, Shepherd worked at the firm as a summer associate. Before attending law school, Shepherd worked in her family's cotton brokerage firm, JSS Cotton Co., LLC, serving cotton producers and merchants in the Southeast and assisting them with spot pricing, forward contracting, commodity futures transactions, and hedging strategies.

Shepherd, a native of Waynesboro, Ga., earned her undergraduate degree from Thomas Edison State College in Indianapolis, Ind., and her Juris Doctor from The University of Georgia. She was a member of the UGA Law mock trial team, a finalist in the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition, president of the Dean's Ambassadors, vice president of the Women Law Students Association, and managing board member for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Membership Chair, Savannah Young Lawyers Division
  • Sponsorship Chair, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers – Savannah Chapter
  • Special Events Chair, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (state)

Past Employment Positions

  • JSS Cotton Co., LLC