Gail S. Pursel brings more than 25 years of experience to Swift Currie as a senior attorney representing employers and insurers in workers’ compensation claims. Her clients benefit from her wealth of experience handling hundreds of mediations, hearings and appellate arguments throughout her career.

A dedicated advocate, Gail provides personalized and effective client service and always maintains an open line of communication. She keeps her clients updated throughout the course of a claim and is committed to addressing any concerns and questions they may have.

For over 10 years, Gail taught various legal subjects as an adjunct professor at the undergraduate level. Additionally, she is a Fellow in the Lawyers’ Foundation of Georgia, which recognizes those individuals whose public and private careers demonstrate outstanding legal abilities and devotion to their communities.

Gail earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law. Prior, she received her B.A. in political science and a certificate in global studies from the University of Georgia.


  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review


  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section


Gail prioritizes giving back to the community and has volunteered for more than a decade for Kids’ Chance of Georgia, which provides educational scholarships to children of Georgia workers who have been seriously or fatally injured in on-the-job accidents. From 2010-2018, she served on the board of directors for the Georgia Legal Services Program, which offers free legal services to low-income people in certain civil matters. Gail has traveled extensively in Central America, where she worked on Habitat for Humanity and other projects.


Practice Areas

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia


University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1986)

University of Georgia (Cert. in Global Studies, 1983)

University of Georgia (B.A., 1983)

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