Debra Chambers has represented clients in workers’ compensation matters for more than 26 years. She serves as a valued business partner and litigation counsel for self-insured employers, as well as insurance companies.
Debra represents clients in a diverse spectrum of industries, including sporting goods sales, food sales, air travel, food production, hospitality and insurance, to name a few.
Early in her career, Debra studied medical records and terms daily. This specialized knowledge along with a great memory has benefited her clients in cases where she has identified discrepancies in claimants’ stories and recognized symptoms of diseases or illnesses.
Debra has also used defenses based upon the affirmative defenses found in O.C.G.A. § 34-9-17, as well as the standard defenses. She has successfully conducted numerous mediations, both at the State Board and with private mediators, for the benefit of her clients.
As a former sales finance administrator and a contracts representative for Hewlett-Packard, Debra uses her business experience and contract negotiating skills to ensure her clients’ interests are always well represented and their desired goals are achieved.
Earlier in her legal career, Debra practiced in the area of insurance defense litigation, employment discrimination and workers’ compensation with another Atlanta law firm.
- AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
- Cobb Chamber of Commerce
- State Bar of Georgia
Debra has two daughters, both of whom like sports and cross-country running. Because of her kids, she has learned to enjoy hiking and participating in 5K races. Debra is also an active member of Due West United Methodist Church.
- Risk Management, 06.01.2020
Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., 1992)
California State University (B.S., 1983)