Meet our attorneys

  • Amy A. Perry - Senior Partner, Certified Mediator/Qualified Arbitrator

    Amy PerryMs. Perry, a partner with the firm, graduated from Louisiana Tech University, cum laude, in 1987.  She attended Emory University School of Law (J.D. 1990) and was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1990.

    From 1991 to 1992, Ms. Perry practiced in Atlanta, Georgia as an Estate & Gift Tax Attorney with the IRS. From 1992 to 1999, Ms. Perry worked at the IRS in the Atlanta Office of Chief Counsel.  There she...

  • David B. Pleat - Senior Partner

    David B. PleatMr. Pleat, founding partner of the firm, graduated from Duquesne University in 1981 (B.A.).  He attended law school at the University Of Baltimore (J.D. 1985) and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1985. 

     He served as a law clerk for the Honorable J. James McKenna, Circuit Court Judge, Montgomery County, Maryland, following admission to the Bar. In 1993, he was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, and in September 1995, he was admitted to the...

  • William J. "West" Ritchie - Partner

    William RitchiePracticing Criminal Defense, Family Law/Divorce, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and General Civil Litigation.


    Phone: (850) 650-0599
    Fax: (850) 650-4402
  • J. Jerome Miller, Esq., Of Counsel - Attorney

    J. Jerome MillerMr. Miller, graduated from The Florida State University in 1967 (B.S.) and 1970 (J.D.), and is AV peer rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory.

    He served as Staff Counsel for the Florida Department of Natural Resources (1970-71), in the United States Air Judge Advocate Corp (1971-75), and in private...

  • Elizabeth V. LaFollette, Esq., Of Counsel - Attorney

    Liz LaFolletteElizabeth V. LaFollette, Esq., focuses her practice on labor and employment law, business litigation, and civil litigation.  Liz has the distinction of being AV peer rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory and has been practicing law for over 15 years. 

    Liz has represented management in employment and labor law matters in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies such as the EEOC and...