The firm served as lead counsel and scored a major victory for BellSouth Advertising & Publishing Corporation in a class action filed against the company by South Florida advertisers, seeking refunds for the time period in which delivery of the 2005-2006 directories had been allegedly delayed when Hurricane Wilma struck South Florida. The case was originally filed in federal district court in Miami but was transferred to Atlanta on our motion to enforce the mandatory forum selection clause in the terms and conditions of the advertisers' contracts. On October 28, 2008, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Northern District of Georgia's decision denying class certification and granting summary judgment to the company. This victory was significant because similar state-wide class actions against AT&T in California had been certified.

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Merger of Emageon Inc. with AMICAS Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded medical image software developer, in connection with its merger with AMICAS Inc., a radiology information more
Regulatory approvals for a large-scale mixed-use coastal development
Regulatory approvals for a large-scale, mixed-use coastal development. The firm secured the passage of enabling legislation and obtained all required more
Trademark portfolio protection for Equifax Inc.
Represents Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, by helping Equifax protect and maintain its trademarks, more
Counsel for environmental related issues in North Carolina city and county
Represented city and county in North Carolina on various environmental matters, including the expansion of existing landfills, work issues concerning more