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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

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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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Chinasa Udeinya

Chinasa is an associate at the firm. She was raised in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. There, she attended Howard University and earned a degree in Political Science and English. She received… read more

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Erica M. Tuff

Erica Tuff is an associate attorney at Richter, Head, Shinall, White & Slotkin. Her practice focuses on representing the interests of employers, insurers, and third-party administrators throughout Georgia.

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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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