Defended one of the earliest online gaming companies, iwin.com, against a claim that its web site design infringed the trade dress of the plaintiff's web site. We filed a motion for summary judgment and argued that the plaintiff's alleged trade dress, for a lotto game, was functional and had not developed secondary meaning. Based on the strength of the motion, the plaintiff dismissed its trade dress claim with prejudice.

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Real estate investment and development for an international hotel company
Represented an international hotel company in Houston, Texas in acquisition of adjacent parcel of land for expansion of existing hotel, significant more
Financing of acquisition made by Reynolds American
Represented Reynolds American Inc. in obtaining $2.1 billion of credit facilities to finance its acquisition of the Conwood Company. more
Legal counsel to City of Atlanta for environmental matters including resolution of citizen’s suit
The firm served as lead counsel to City of Atlanta regarding National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) permitting and enforcement more
Hodges v. MedAssets Net Revenue Systems LLC
Served as lead counsel to MedAssets, Inc. and one of its subsidiaries, which were sued for alleged breach of an earn-out agreement. Plaintiff alleged more