Michele Stumpe is a seasoned litigator whose practice concentrates on premises liability, business litigation, hospitality and dram shop litigation, as well as alcohol licensing and consulting. When not in court, Ms. Stumpe assists hospitality and retail clients by providing counsel on premises liability and alcohol compliance measures including training and policy implementation. In addition to being asked as a frequent speaker on litigation practices, she provides consulting services for various trade associations including the Georgia Restaurant Association, Georgia Food Industry Association, and Georgia Association of Convenience Stores. The Responsible Alcohol Sales & Service (RASS) Workshops that Ms. Stumpe developed were so well received that many Georgia jurisdictions now require attendance as a pre-requisite to obtaining an alcohol license. In addition to her hospitality practice, Ms. Stumpe represents both individuals and corporations in general litigation matters. Although Stumpe primarily represents corporate clients, she won the two highest verdicts ever awarded against the Metropolitan Atlanta Transportation Authority in negligent security cases.
When not practicing law, Ms. Stumpe enjoys scuba diving, gardening, golf, and volunteer work. She frequently travels to Africa to work with underprivileged children and endangered wildlife and founded Children of Conservation which provides scholarships to school children in Africa. Ms. Stumpe also serves in various capacities with several other non-profit organizations.