Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Grace Kays has joined the firm’s Wilmington office as an associate attorney. Kays will focus her practice in the area of medical malpractice defense.

Kays is a graduate of the Elon University School of Law where she was a Dean’s Scholarship recipient and completed the school’s accelerated two-and-a-half-year Juris Doctorate program. Her previous legal experience includes interning for New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the New Hanover & Pender County District Attorney’s office. 

She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she graduated cum laude with a major in criminal justice and a minor in political science.