When it comes to workers’ comp litigation, it takes a team.
Get to know the people who power our law firm, and who will fight hard to represent you and your family by securing the maximum benefits owed to you.
Benjamin Gerber is an experienced trial lawyer focusing his practice on helping those who have been injured on the job. He is also a founding partner of Gerber & Holder.
Ben has proved his expertise and skill time and time again. He has achieved the highest attorney rating of 10.0/10.0 Superb from Avvo. In addition, he has been named to the list of Rising Stars by Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine for 5 consecutive years, an honor reserved for less than 3% of the qualifying attorneys in the state.
Tom has represented injured workers in Georgia, as well as widows and families, since 1984. His goals are to help educate injured workers so that they know their rights. He is a certified mediator and a founding partner of Gerber & Holder.
Christopher Gifford has been practicing law for more than eight years, during which time he has worked exclusively in the field of worker’ compensation. For the first five years of practice, he represented employers and insurance companies where he gained extensive knowledge and insight into how work injury claims are handled from the other side.
Natalie E. Elkins devotes her career to the representation of injured workers before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and the appellate courts of Georgia. She has written and presented on many cases pertaining to Georgia workers’ compensation law.
Karen G. Lowell has dedicated her practice of law exclusively to workers’ compensation cases. She works diligently as an advocate for her client’s best interests to provide effective counsel and ensure the best possible outcomes.
Courtney previously worked representing insurance companies and employers at an insurance defense firm, and she uses this knowledge to gain the best results for injured workers.
Tara dedicates her practice of law to the representation of injured workers in Georgia. She has extensive insight into insurance companies’ tactics and intentions through her prior experience representing employers/insurers in workers’ compensation claims in both Georgia and Florida.
Our legal team
Jessy Rivera is a proud native Puerto Rican. Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, she moved to Atlanta at age 7 and attended high school in Gwinnett County. She has lived in Gwinnett County ever since.
Jessy has a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Georgia, and has been working with injured workers in the workers’ compensation field for over 15 years — the past 9 of which have been spent at the law firm of Gerber & Holder. She loves the challenge of fighting insurance companies and helping injured workers.
Jessy has been married for 20 years and is the mother of 2 girls, ages 19 and 16. She is a proud softball and cheer mom. She has a large extended family in Atlanta, and loves spending time with them as often as possible. She also enjoys music, dancing and decorating, especially for parties and events.