Ginnie is a trial and appellate lawyer handling a broad array of product liability, consumer class action, and commercial litigation matters across the country and in her home state - the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is a member of the firm's Appeals and Issues practice team and has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Fourth Division.
She regularly represents clients at both the trial level and on appeal in both state court and federal courts. Ginnie has significant experience as outside national coordinating counsel for a fire-safety products company, a role in which she handles a nationwide docket of high-exposure product liability cases.
Ginnie routinely advises clients regarding labeling and warnings for consumer products and helps implement strategies with clients regarding litigation, discovery, and litigation avoidance to help companies reduce risk.
Additionally, she has extensive experience representing healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions and on regulatory issues, such as complaints made against health care providers’ licenses.
Ginnie previously served as an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond School of Law teaching research and writing to first-year students and is a past-president of the John Marshall Inn of Court.
Prior to entering private practice, Ginnie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
While earning her law degree at the University of Richmond, Ginnie was a member of the McNeill Honors Law Society, and she received the Orrell-Brown Award for Clinical Excellence.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Board, Law360, 2022
Member, The International Association of Defense Counsel
Member, Richmond Bar Association
Member, Past President, The John Marshall Inn of Court, Richmond, Virginia
Member, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Member, Appellate Practice Section, Virginia Bar Association
Past Director and Founding Member, Run to Rebuild Richmond 5K
Named to "Legal Elite: Appellate Law," Virginia Business, 2022
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Woodward/White, Inc., 2022, 2023
Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Appellate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2019, 2021, 2022
Named to "Legal Elite," Young Lawyer (Under 40), Virginia Business, 2015
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