Donna M. Krusbe Of Counsel




Donna Krusbe is an experienced attorney who handles appeals in state and federal courts and provides litigation support at the trial level to ensure the best appellate outcome. Donna has represented municipalities, hospitals, physicians, universities and insurers in the defense of claims related to medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, general liability, premises liability, bond forfeiture and civil rights violations. 

Donna joined Wilson Elser from a firm specializing in defense of litigation, handling appeals, and real estate, zoning and local government law. Previously, she was a staff attorney for the Honorable George A. Shahood at Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal.

Representative Matters

In the Supreme Court of Georgia, successfully defended a $2.5 million wrongful death verdict against claims that the minor child's representative had no statutory standing to bring the action.

Successfully defended summary judgment in favor of county detention center on prisoner's claims of civil rights violations.

Obtained dismissal of complaint against hospital for negligent retention of doctors based on plaintiff's failure to comply with the Medical Malpractice pre-suit requirements.

Obtained favorable opinion broadening the comparative fault defense in medical malpractice cases to apply to patients who fail to exercise adequate care for their own safety.