Oliver Maner Welcomes Gracie G. Shepherd as Associate

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Oliver Maner LLP, an award-winning law firm since 1897, is pleased to announce Gracie G. Shepherd is joining the firm as an associate in its civil litigation section. She will focus on 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.

ABOUT OLIVER MANER LLP:

Founded in 1897, Oliver Maner has been providing superior legal services for more than 120 years. With an extensive list of seasoned lawyers, Oliver Maner boasts one of the most successful records in the South, providing unparalleled legal expertise across a broad and diverse list of practice areas, including a variety of civil litigation and transactional work. Located at 218 W. State. St. in historic downtown Savannah, Ga., Oliver Maner can be reached by phone at 912.236.3311 or email at [email protected]. For more information, please visit www.olivermaner.com.