Represented an individual and his five franchises, as plaintiffs, in a lawsuit against defendant regarding alleged violations of a non-competition covenant in the franchise agreements. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, finding that the non-competition covenants were void as a matter of law. This ruling was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the trial and appellate court decisions and rejected all of defendants arguments. A jury trial is requested for August or September 2009 to determine damages.

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Copyright infringement defense for LaFace Records
The firm successfully defended LaFace Records and So So Def Productions in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other claims more
ERISA asset management for a national beverage manufacturer
Represented a national beverage manufacturer and worked seamlessly with in-house counsel to support their development of new model investment more
Recovery of defense costs and indemnity for former owners/ operators of a chemical manufacturing National Priority List site
The firm served as lead counsel representing the former limited partners of a now-dissolved limited partnership that formerly owned and operated a more
Negotiated rights of way and siding agreements for one of the nation’s premier transportation companies
Negotiated rights of way and siding agreements for one of the nation’s premier transportation companies and others in connection with construction of more