Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Matthew Gambale has joined the firm’s Wilmington office as an associate attorney focusing on civil litigation defense.

Gambale has a breadth of experience defending professionals against malpractice claims, as well as advising national and multinational insurance companies and representing them in litigation regarding insurance coverage and allocation issues.  He has litigated matters in both state and federal courts, and handled appeals to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of North Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law whose previous experience includes working as an attorney at a law firm in Raleigh.