Ginger B. Hunsucker is a partner in Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog’s Raleigh office, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Medical Malpractice section. She focuses her practice on defending healthcare providers and organizations throughout North Carolina’s state courts, federal courts, and professional licensing boards. She strategically advises clients throughout all stages of their matter, traversing the nuances between the practice of healthcare and the practice of law so that the most zealous representation may be achieved.

Throughout her career, Ginger has had the opportunity to hone her litigation skills on a broad range of matters including nursing home defense, birth trauma defense, physician defense, hospital defense, dentistry defense, and the defense of Section 1983 claims against healthcare professionals. In addition to the defense of traditional medical malpractice litigation claims, Ginger also holds experience in the defense of healthcare professionals reporting or responding to licensure boards such as the North Carolina Medical Board, the North Carolina Board of Nursing, and the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners.

Ginger’s professional achievement is recognized in her attainment of the highest (AV) rating in Martindale-Hubbell, a prestigious peer review rating that recognizes attorneys who have reached high levels of skill and integrity. She was selected in 2011 and 2013 as a North Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection for Super Lawyers includes a multi-phased rating process consisting of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Articles, Presentations, and Publications

  • “Can’t Get Money for Nothing”: An Analysis of ATM Surcharge Ban Demand, 6 N.C. Banking Inst. 595 (2002).
  • Updates of North Carolina law databases for CNA, Gallagher Bassett, and The Hartford.

Most Recent Posts


Hunsucker Successfully Defends Deprivation of Rights Case

Case Results for NC Law

Ginger Hunsucker successfully obtained a dismissal in a federal court case involving allegations of deprivation of rights. The plaintiff was a father who sued the healthcare provider asserting that her actions led him to lose custody of his children.… Read More