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A Helping Hand In The Social Security System

At Gatewood & Cornaghie, we are a unique law firm. With nearly 60 years of collective legal experience, both our attorneys understand the system and how overwhelming it can be for you. We are here to take the burden off your shoulders and help make sure your claim succeeds.

Serving clients in Memphis, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas, our lawyers are sound guides and helping hands through the process of obtaining your benefits.

Meet Our Attorneys

Attorney Erica Gatewood has been practicing law for almost 20 years. Social Security law is not just a legal practice area for her; it is a personal mission. Her first case as a lawyer involved representing a client who had been denied benefits. Erica helped this client, who was also a close relative, through the emotional turmoil of fighting for much needed benefits in such a complex system. Since winning that case, Erica has remained committed to helping each client she represents have the best chance possible of getting the benefits they need.

Attorney Gatewood:

  • Is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Is a member of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association
  • Participated in and completed the Memphis Bar Association Leadership Forum
  • Has taught numerous college courses in various legal areas

Clients always appreciate attorney Gatewood’s intelligence and compassionate demeanor.

Attorney Chris Cornaghie has more than 40 years of experience in the practice of law. He has worked in the Office of Hearings and Appeals for the Social Security Administration. In this role, he prepared decisions, performed legal research and prepared reports for regulatory changes. He has since used that knowledge and experience to help clients through the challenging process of obtaining Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

We Will Use Our Experience For You

We are a legal team, and our goal is to help you. We will take the burden off your shoulders and do as much of the legwork and preparation as we can to help you. We will explain your options throughout the process to give you the best chance possible of obtaining the benefits you need. Throughout your case, we will advocate for you.

Contact Us To Discuss Your Case

There is too much at stake to try handling your SSDI application or appeal on your own. Call us at 901-610-0779 or email us to schedule your free initial consultation.