Elizabeth Pelypenko

The Pelypenko Law Firm, P.C.
56 Perimeter Ctr E Ste 450
Atlanta, GA 30346
(770) 937-0800

The Pelypenko Law Firm, PC focuses in the area of plaintiffs’ medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, nursing home negligence and pharmacy negligence. Elizabeth Pelypenko is recognized as one of the top plaintiffs’ attorneys in Georgia and has extensive experience with cases involving brain and spinal injury.

Areas of Practice
Medical Malpractice
Truck Accidents
Nursing Home Negligence
Misfilled Prescriptions
Premises Liablity
Negligent Security
Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions
Georgia, 1988

University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
J.D. cum laude

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Dean’s List
Major: Political Science

Published Works
“What is the Prognosis for Misdiagnosis Cases in Georgia ,” Verdict Magazine, Winter 2005
“Discovery Strategies in Medical Malpractice Cases: Thinking Outside the Box ,” Verdict Magazine, Winter 2003
“Georgia’s Affidavit Rule in Medical Malpractice Cases,” Verdict Magazine, Spring 2002.

“HIPAA and Daubert: Effects on Prosecution and Defense of Medical Malpractice Claims”, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys – Atlanta, GA, 2008
“Making Discovery Work for You”, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, LA, 2007
“Discovery Strategies in Medical Malpractice Cases”, National Civil Litigation Conference, Snowmass, CO, 2006
“Medical Malpractice after SB3: An Overview”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA, 2005
“A Medical Malpractice Case Illustrating Triumph Over Adversity”, Melvin M. Belli Society, Toronto, CA, 2005
“Discovery Strategies in Medical Malpractice Cases : Tips From The Masters”, Western Trial Lawyers Association, Maui, Hawaii, 2005
“Things You Must Know About HIPAA”, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2003
“HIPAA For The Plaintiff’s Attorney” – Chair, ATLA Holiday Seminar, 2003
“Georgia’s Affidavit Rule, Is It Working”, Medical Malpractice Institute, Sea Island, GA, 2002

Honors and Awards
Georgia Super Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2005 – Present
Who’s Who in American Law, Marquis, 2005 – Present
Who’s Who in America, Marquis, 2005 – Present
Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis, 2005 – Present
Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2005 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Chair, Education Committee, 2004 – Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Editor, Verdict Magazine, 2003 – Present
State Bar of Georgia, Trial Section, Editor, Calendar Call Magazine, 2004 – Present
Litigation Counel of America, Fellow
Melvin M. Belli Society, Fellow
Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Member
Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Member
Roscoe Pound Institute, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow
MENSA, Member
United States Fencing Association, Member
Lotus Fencing Academy, Member