Georgia Trend's 2023 Legal Elite Honor is awarded to Erica Opitz
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Shareholder Erica Opitz is recognized in the 2023 edition of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, an honor she also received in 2019 and 2022. The Legal Elite highlights the top attorneys in the state across 15 different practice areas based on peer nominations. This honor is for Georgia attorneys who were nominated by their peers for their outstanding work in their respective law fields. All honorees are highlighted in the December issue of Georgia Trend magazine and on its website, available here.
Opitz is a member of the Corporate, Securities & Finance practice. She serves as outside general counsel to leading businesses, providing advice on corporate governance, commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and privately held securities matters. Opitz assists clients in diverse industries such as moving and storage, merchant services, certified public accounting, investment management, and manufacturing and distribution. Her legal results are often recognized by her peers with recent accolades in Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch”, Super Lawyers’ “Georgia Rising Stars” and ALM’s Southeastern Legal Awards 2023, “On the Rise” Award.
Opitz earned her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her law degree from Mercer University School of Law.
For the last 20 years, Georgia Trend’s annual listing has honored the state’s leading attorneys based on peer selections and editorial review by the magazine’s publishers to determine the final list. Georgia Trend, the magazine of Georgia business, politics and economic development since 1985, is the only statewide business publication in the market.