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Two Atlanta Chamberlain Hrdlicka Shareholders Named To Georgia Trends 2021 “Legal Elite”

December 14, 2021

Drew Greene and Erica Opitz named to Georgia Trends 2021 "Legal Elite"

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Atlanta-based Shareholders Drew V. Greene and Erica L. Opitz have been named to Georgia Trend’s 2021 “Legal Elite” list. Greene is recognized in the Bankruptcy/Creditor’s Rights category and Opitz is recognized in the Corporate Law category. The complete list is featured in the December print edition of Georgia Trend and is available here .

2021 marks Georgia Trend’s 19th annual listing of the state’s top attorneys as selected by their peers. To compile the list, members of the State Bar of Georgia were asked to submit the names of lawyers who are among “the best in their field.” Georgia Trend received hundreds of nominations across 15 legal practice areas: Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights, Business, Corporate, Criminal, Entertainment & Sports, Family, General Practice/Trial, Healthcare, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Personal Injury, Public Finance/Bonds, Real Estate/Construction and Taxes, Estates & Trusts., which were later culled down into the final list by the publication’s editors.

Drew V. Greene

Greene is a member of the Business Litigation and Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditor Rights practice group and focuses on state and federal commercial matters in the discovery, dispositive motions, trial and appellate stages of litigation. She also works on business reorganization matters and bankruptcies. Greene’s work includes defense of small and large-scale investigations and claims against health care providers and employers by both state and federal agencies; plaintiff's securities fraud and RICO litigation; significant commercial litigation involving defense of fraud, breach of contract, and business tort claims; defense of tortious interference and breach of restrictive covenants claims; and breach of fiduciary duty and constructive trust claims. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and her law degree from Emory University School of Law.

 Erica L. Opitz

Opitz is a member of the Corporate, Securities and Finance practice group and often serves as a client’s outside general counsel, she assists clients with corporate governance, commercial contract, mergers and acquisitions and privately held securities matters. Opitz represents clients in a variety of industries, including moving and storage, merchant services, certified public accounting, investment management, manufacturing and building supply distribution industries. She also serves as the Atlanta office’s primary drafter of Georgia legal opinions. Opitz earned her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her law degree from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law.

About Georgia Trend (provided by Georgia Trend)

Georgia Trend, the magazine of Georgia business, politics and economic development since 1985, is the only statewide business publication in the market. Georgia Trend is published once a month with two extra issues: Business Georgia and Small Business Guide. It is delivered to more than 50,000 subscribers and has become indispensable to the leaders that shape Georgia.