Hermise Pierre is a Litigation Associate with Thomas Kennedy Sampson and Tompkins LLP, where she practices complex civil litigation, specializing in insurance defense, section 1983 civil rights actions, medical malpractice, personal injury and premises liability. Hermise started her academic journey by attending Savannah State University. She graduated cum laude with a degree in Mass Communications and a minor in English, Language Arts, and Literature. In addition, while attending Savannah State University, she was involved in several organizations and took pride in the relationships that she built with her professors and peers. After completing her undergraduate program, she worked and traveled, which helped her gain vital professional experience, before deciding to attend law school. Hermise attended Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. It was there that her passion for law began to grow. As a student, she traveled to Seville, Spain to study Comparative Constitutional Law. It was an experience that helped mold new perspectives. After three years of hard work and dedication, Hermise received her Juris Doctor degree and certificate in the Experiential Advocacy Program. She now takes pride in being admitted to practice law in her home state of Georgia and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. When Hermise is not practicing law, she enjoys yoga, reading, spending time with her family, and traveling to new places.