Deedee Gasch is an associate attorney in the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog. She has a wide range of civil litigation experience including claims involving medical malpractice, premises liability, commercial litigation, construction defects, professional negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, fire losses, and other general liability matters.  Deedee maintains dual licensure in North Carolina and Florida and has focused her practice exclusively on civil litigation since being admitted to practice law in 2006.  She has successfully* handled cases at all stages of litigation ranging from pre-suit to the appellate stage on both the plaintiff and defense sides, and touts verdicts in favor of her clients as both a first and second chair at trial in state courts.

Deedee is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned degrees in Journalism and Political Science.  As an undergraduate, Deedee had the distinct privilege to intern in both the United States Senate and in the White House.  Deedee attended law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida, on a merit based Governor’s Scholarship, where she graduated with honors in 2006.  She worked for one of Florida’s most prominent insurance defense litigation firms until her return to her home state of North Carolina in 2009.  She is a third generation attorney, following in the footsteps of her grandfather, a North Carolina Resident Superior Court Judge, and her father, a career trial lawyer.

Deedee is a member of the North Carolina Bar, the Florida Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the New Hanover County Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).  She was previously inducted into the Chester Bedell Inns of Court.  She is an active volunteer with her neighborhood HOA and the Junior League of Wilmington.

*Cases or matters referenced do not represent the attorney’s entire record. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results.

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CSH Law Attorneys Judge Mock Trial Competition

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On Feb. 4, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP attorneys volunteered as judges for the High School Mock Trial Competition in Wilmington. Deedee Gasch and Elizabeth King served as judges for the event at the New Hanover County Courthouse.… Read More