Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow is a trial lawyer who practices primarily in the area of medical malpractice defense.
Elizabeth has extensive experience representing healthcare providers and has successfully defended physicians, nurses and hospitals. She is also trained in Collaborative Process, a unique way to resolve divorces.
Elizabeth has tried jury cases in circuit courts and participated in numerous mediations. She was recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for receiving one of the largest defense verdicts in 2007 and 2011 and receiving two “million-dollar med-mal defense verdicts” in 2010 and 2012.
She has lectured extensively on risk management issues to various professional groups in Virginia and has authored a chapter of Virginia CLE Medical Malpractice Law in Virginia.
Elizabeth is the new president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA) – the second-youngest president and only the second woman to lead the statewide bar association for defense attorneys. Perrow also is the third Woods Rogers attorney to serve as president of the organization.
She’s been named in Super Lawyers and in Best Lawyers in America in personal injury defense/medical malpractice and medical malpractice law.
Elizabeth graduated from Lynchburg College cum laude and earned her law degree at Oklahoma City University School of Law, summa cum laude, where she received the award for Outstanding Woman Graduate in her class.
She received the Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Roanoke Bar Association in 2008 and was twice named Boss of the Year by the Roanoke Valley Legal Secretaries Association (RVLSA).
Licensed since 1998
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||1998||03/11/2014|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer - PI Defense: Med Mal||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Preeminent Women Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Influential Women of Virginia||Virginia Lawyers Weekly||2013|
|Legal Eagle||Virginia Living Magazine||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Rising Star||Virginia Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Virginia Super Lawyers||2009|
|Blue Ridge Business Journal's 20 Under 40||Blue Ridge Business Journal||2009|
|President's Volunteer Service Award||President's Council on Service and Civic Participation||2009|
|Young Lawyer of the Year Award||Roanoke Bar Association||2008|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Principal||Woods Rogers, PLC||2008 - Present|
|Attorney||Wootenhart PLC||1999 - 2008|
|Associate||Richard P. Chuunigham & Associates, P.C.||1998 - 1999|
|Law Clerk||Foliart, Huff, Ottaway, & Caldwell||1998 - 1998|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys||President||2013 - Present|
|Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys||President-Elect||2011 - 2012|
|The Ted Dalton American Inn of Court||Barrister||2010 - Present|
|Roanoke Bar Association||Board of Directors||2008 - 2010|
|Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys||Annual Meeting Committee||2007 - 2008|
|Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation||Board Member||N/A|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||N/A|
|Roanoke Bar Association||Committee Member||N/A|
|Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Journal of Civil Litigation||Board Member||N/A|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Lancaster v. Wellmont Health System, et al.||Defense Verdict|
|Claim earlier surgery would have led to earlier diagnosis||Defense Verdict|
|Physician blamed for failing to detect ruptured diaphragm||Defense Verdict|
|Journal of Civil Litigation||You've Been Poked: Social Networking and Civil Litigation||2010|
|Journal of Civil Litigation||Telemedicine in Virginia: Some Legal Implications of Care from a Distance||2009|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Lynchburg College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|