Richter, Head, Shinall, White & Slotkin, LLP is a civil litigation law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Our firm maintains a statewide practice defending employers, insurance companies, and third-party administrators in workers' compensation cases. We represent business at all stages of growth, from Fortune 500 companies to small local businesses.
Jim Richter, Steve Head, and Rick Shinall established the firm in 1998 with emphasis on providing excellent legal service while developing strong client relationships. After 15 years with the firm, Jim Richter retired in January 2013. Rick Shinall become of counsel in January 2018. Steve headed continued practicing with the firm until his passing in September 2022.
David White has been with the firm as an associate since its inception, and became a partner in 2000. Bert Slotkin started with the firm out of law school in 2001 and became a partner in 2007. Kevin Skedsvold joined the firm as a partner on January 1, 2022. Angie Tartline, Hastings Johnston, Rahul Sheth, and Matt Cumper joined the firm as partners on September 1, 2022.
We have earned a reputation among our clients and peers for providing an aggressive and well-prepared defense. We value communication with our clients as a means of properly assessing their needs and developing a plan for the rapid and favorable resolution of claims in an economical manner.
David White is a partner of the firm and a native of Atlanta, born on April 2, 1969. He attended the University of Georgia graduating in 1994 magna cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. He graduated from the Georgia State College of Law in 1994 having served as President of the Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity and two terms as President of the Federalist Society.Learn More Send An Email
Bert Slotkin is a partner at the firm. He earned his Bachelors of English (cum laude) from the College of Charleston in 1997. He then earned a Master’s of Public Administration in 2000, from the Georgia State University-Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. This was followed by a Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Georgia State University’s College of Law.Learn More Send An Email
Matt Cumper concentrates his practice on workers’ compensation, which includes representing the interests of employers, insurers, and third-party administrators throughout Georgia. He provides educational workers’ compensation seminars designed to assist… read moreLearn More Send An Email