Represented regional Georgia bank in connection with the Chapter 11 cases of a Ponzi scheme. In addition to obtaining relief from the automatic stay in bankruptcy to liquidate the lender's collateral, the firm successfully represented the lender in connection with investigation of the Ponzi scheme by the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Securities Division of the Georgia Secretary of State, and the Federal Trade Commission. The firm was also able to favorably resolve a class action suit brought in the Superior Court of Greene County by investor/victims of the Ponzi scheme.

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Hyde v. Schlotzsky's, Inc. and Schlotzsky's, Inc. v. Hyde
The firm served as lead counsel for Schlotzsky’s Inc., a franchisor of fast food restaurants, in three consolidated cases.  We obtained a ruling from 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
Multiple public offerings for New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in multiple financings, including its initial public offering,  three follow-on public stock offerings more
Trademark portfolio management for Spectrum Brands
Manage the extensive trademark portfolio of Spectrum Brands, a global manufacturer of batteries, shavers, hair dryers and other personal care more