Karly White is a partner in the Phoenix, Arizona office of Zelms Erlich & Mack. Ms. White brings to the table a well-rounded skill set handling an array of diverse subject matters. Her multi-faceted career spans more than a decade, during which time she has successfully litigated complex and high-stakes cases in a multitude of areas, including medical cost containment, professional liability, medical malpractice, products liability, real estate, SIU, automobile liability, general civil litigation, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, contract disputes, and fraud.
Throughout her career, Ms. White has established herself as an eagle-eyed lawyer with a record of securing favorable results for her clients. She is able to quickly hone in on the major dynamics of a dispute and, using her investigative and litigation skills, navigate and defend claims in alignment with her client's goals. Ms. White has tried 14 cases and frequently consults with insurance carriers on issues, developments, and trends in the Arizona legal landscape. She authored a guide to Arizona workers' compensation for insurance professionals, and has also lent her legal expertise to a medical encyclopedia, to which she was a contributing author on legal issues.
Ms. White's early legal career included her service as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, where she litigated hundreds of high-stakes cases involving severe abuse, neglect, and fatalities. Ms. White then moved on to become a successful plaintiff’s attorney in Phoenix, which now allows her to provide her clients with unique insight into the strategies and tactics they may face on the defense side of the aisle.
Ms. White is committed to a variety of civil and charitable endeavors, including providing pro bono legal services while volunteering for the Human Rights Campaign, Ya Es Hora, and the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. She also taught courses on Constitutional Law and proudly served as a mentor to students for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. She had the honor of being presented with the Team Player Award by the Arizona Attorney General's Office.
Ms. White is admitted to practice in Arizona, Iowa, and Minnesota. She earned her J.D. from Arizona State University in 2009 and her bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa in 2005.
Outside of the practice of law, Ms. White is a baseball fan, a poker player, and has been to hundreds of live concerts all across the country.