Kristy Weathers is the firm’s Professional Development Partner. In this position, she works with the Professional Development Committee, individual practice groups and firm management to craft and implement the firm's professional development strategy. She also works with the Professional Development Committee and individual practice groups to design and implement training programs for the firm's attorneys and clients.
Prior to assuming this position in 2006, Kristy was Counsel at a large international firm, where her practice focused on toxic tort and other litigation matters. For over a decade, she handled individual and class action cases involving various chemicals, including mercury, PCBs, TCE and other solvents.
Kristy received her B.A., magna cum laude, in 1988 from North Carolina State University. She received her J.D., cum laude, in 1991 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a member of the Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. She clerked for Chief Judge James C. Fox of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She is licensed to practice in Georgia, is a member of the Professional Development Consortium, and is a frequent writer and speaker on professional development topics.