Tracie Grove Macke Partner
A partner with the firm, Tracie Macke enjoys a general civil trial practice representing individuals, businesses and corporations in both state and federal courts. Her sub-specialty is in the areas of medical malpractice, insurance defense and commercial litigation. Tracie Macke also offers mediation and arbitration services in areas of general civil and domestic relations and is registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.
She received her B.A. degree, cum laude, with a double major in history and business management, in 1985 from Emory and Henry College in Virginia. While in college, she was a recipient of several academic scholarships and awards, including the Armbrister Award, Allegheny Ludlum National Scholar, and Preston Crew History Award. A recipient of Justice Alexander Harmon Scholarship, Mrs. Macke graduated from Washington and Lee University School of Law in Virginia in 1988. A member of Washington and Lee’s Moot Court Board, she was also the recipient of the John W. Davis Moot Court Best Brief Award.
After graduating from law school, Mrs. Macke practiced in the areas of civil litigation in the states of Tennessee and Texas before moving to Savannah, Georgia, in 1992. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, she was a senior trial attorney for Allstate Insurance Company, serving as lead counsel in a multitude of cases in southern Georgia, and in 2005, Mrs. Macke was recognized for obtaining 100% client satisfaction and 100% trial success rate.
Mrs. Macke is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial honorary society, whose national membership is limited to 3,500 attorneys selected for their effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work.
Mrs. Macke is currently a Board member on the Georgia Defense Lawyer’s Association (“GDLA”). She remains active in other local and state bar organizations. She presently volunteers for Cumberland Island National Seashore. In the past, she has served as a board member of Marshlands, Inc. a non-profit agency addressing the needs of at-risk juveniles; a TIPS volunteer; a member of Mary Telfair’s Hospital Advisory Council and church council member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church. She remains active in local and state bar organizations and community activities.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Georgia (Admitted to Court of Appeals and Supreme Court)
- United States District Court of Georgia, Southern District
- 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States Supreme Court
- Previously admitted to Tennessee (1988) and Texas (1991)
- Washington & Lee Law School (J.D. 1988)
- Emory & Henry College (B.A., cum laude, 1985)
- Georgia Bar Association
- Savannah Bar Association
- Civil Litigation
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Insurance Defense