Founding Partner, Gathings Law
Gathings is a founding partner in Gathings Law. She is from St. Petersburg, Florida, where she continued on to earn a bachelor of science degree from Florida State University in 1975. She is a 1978 graduate of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. While in law school, Gathings served on the Moot Court Board from 1976–1978 and was also associate editor of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy. Gathings has been involved in complex litigation, including business tort litigation, toxic, environmental, and pharmaceutical tort litigation, serious personal injury, consumer class actions, products liability, fraud, and international law. Gathings has been involved in church, civic, and community activities in her spare time. She has been married to Lloyd W. Gathings for more than 30 years. They have two daughters, Honora and Margot. Gathings has actively been a board member of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy Foundation. In addition, she plays an important role in mentor programs for Cumberland School of Law. She is a mentor for freshman law students, Women in Law, and The American Journal of Trial Advocacy.