Gary Gerbitz Named 2022 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense in Chattanooga
August 19, 2021
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Gerbitz handles criminal matters for corporate and individual clients charged with complex white collar crime including fraud, bankruptcy fraud, theft, bank fraud, R.I.C.O., environmental violations, money laundering, postal and wire transmission violations, Medicare fraud, tax violations, forfeitures and grand jury witness assistance. He served as District Attorney General for the Eleventh Judicial District of Tennessee for 21 years and also served as Criminal Court Judge for Hamilton County, Tennessee. He has been appointed Special Justice for the Tennessee Supreme Court and also a special prosecutor for the United States Attorney's office. Gerbitz has served on gubernatorial appointed boards and committees dealing with Prisons and Corrections.
In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" award, Gary D. Gerbitz was also listed in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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