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Richter, Head, Shinall, White & Slotkin, LLP

About Us

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.
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Our Team

David White

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.

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Bert Slotkin

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.

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Kevin O. Skedsvold

Kevin O. Skedsvold was born in Williston, North Dakota on August 20, 1963. He was raised in Augusta, Georgia and moved to Atlanta in 1985. He earned his bachelor’s degree… read more

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Angie D. Tartline

Angie Tartline joined Richter, Head, Shinall, White & Slotkin, LLP as a partner in September 2022. Her practice focuses in the area of Workers’ Compensation Defense. Prior to joining Richter,… read more

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Hastings H. Johnston

Hastings H. Johnston joined the firm in September 2022 as Partner in the Workers’ Compensation Department. She concentrates her practice on the defense of employers and insurers in workers’ compensation… read more

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Rahul Sheth

Rahul Sheth is a partner at the firm, and joined the firm in 2022. He specializes in representing employers and insurers under Title 34, the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act all across… read more

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Matthew S. Cumper

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 more

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Stephanie L. Bonner-Wiggins

Stephanie Bonner-Wiggins is an associate at the firm. She attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. She is a Certified… read more

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Leanna Marino

Leanna Marino is an associate at the firm. Originally from New York, Leanna started moving south when she attended Liberty University. She graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in History…. read more

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Anna Cook Pritchett

Anna Cook Pritchett is an associate of the firm. Anna graduated magna cum laude, with Honors, from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1996…. read more

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Josh Saunders

Josh is an attorney at the firm. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and his Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law. He practices… read more

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Erica M. Tuff

Erica Marie Tuff is an Associate Attorney with the firm.  She attended Syracuse University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2006.  She left the… read more

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Morgan McFall Utley

Morgan Utley is an associate at the firm. Her practice focuses on representing employers and insurers in workers’ compensation matters across the state from inception through litigation, trial, and appeals.

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Sabrina Gretzmacher

Sabrina Gretzmacher is an associate at Richter, Head, Shinall, White & Slotkin, LLP. In 2019, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Geology from Missouri State University. She… read more

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Kameron D. Chatman

Kameron DaShaun Chatman is an associate at the firm. Born in Oceanside, CA, Kameron and his Marine Corps family made their way East before settling in Southwest Atlanta, Georgia. He… read more

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Christine E. Williams

Christine is an associate at the firm. She is from Los Angeles, California. There, she attended California State University, Northridge, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political… read more

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Maria Petromichelis

Maria Petromichelis is an associate attorney at the firm. She attended Clemson University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. Maria… read more

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Rashad Simon

Rashad Simon is an associate at the firm. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Florida and earned his law degree from The Florida… read more

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