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Sale of carpet business to Dominus Capital Partners for Interface, Inc.
Represented Interface, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet, in the sale of its Bentley Prince Street business segment to an more
Consumerinfo.com Inc. v. Money Management International Inc.
Lead appellate counsel for Defendant Money Management International in a trademark infringement case in the Ninth Circuit. Retained after the more
Mr. Appliance Corp. v. Woodrow Holloway et al.
Achieved a win on behalf of our client, The Dwyer Group and specifically its Mr. Appliance subsidiary, against Woodrow and Deborah Holloway, former more
Cross border commercial and M&A transactions for Neusoft Corporation
Represented Neusoft Corporation, a Chinese public company and the largest IT outsourcing service provider and software developer in China, as global more Case Study
Mr. Electric Corp. v. Reiad Khalil, et. al.
Achieved a win on behalf of our client, The Dwyer Group, and specifically its Mr. Electric subsidiary, against Alber Electric, a business operated by  more Featured
Appellate litigation for non-profit
Represented plaintiff in action against defendants, including claims of fraud, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. more
Acquisition program of data management and destruction companies for Recall Corporation
Represented Recall Corporation and its subsidiaries in an acquisition program of data management and destruction companies in U.S. and Canadian more Featured
Franchise counseling services for a Georgia-based franchisor of real estate brokerage offices
Represented a Georgia-based franchisor of real estate brokerage offices in connection with the formation and implementation of their franchise more
Real estate transaction for a Swedish real estate-based private equity firm
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a Swedish real estate-based private equity firm in connection with its disposal of a retail center in  more
In the Matter of TALX Corporation
Represented TALX Corp. in connection with an antitrust enforcement action brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) challenging a series of more Featured
Wrongful termination of multi-year workers' compensation insurance program
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation alleging breach of a contract to provide three years of “guaranteed cost” workers compensation more Featured
Real estate transaction for a Swedish real estate-based private equity firm
Represented a Swedish real estate-based private equity firm in connection with its disposal of a retail center in the Stockholm region. more
Compliance and MiFID-related issues for a business services company
Handled several permit applications for financial services with the Swedish Financial Supervising Authority. more
Multimillion dollar arbitration for a financial services corporation
Served as lead counsel and successfully defended a financial services corporation in a multimillion dollar arbitration concerning a dispute over an more Featured
Franchise system conversion into license arrangement for franchisees
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation and converted the system into a more
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation
Represented group of franchisees who acquired franchise system from their franchisor in settlement of litigation and converted the system into a more Featured
Financial planning and preparation of trust
Tax planning and preparation of trust for disabled client upon receipt of a personal injury settlement. more
Real estate acquisition for a property investment company
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a property investment company in connection with its acquisition of properties in Gothenburg, Sweden. more
Swedish real estate investment management company sale of subsidiary
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a Swedish real estate investment management company as seller in connection with the disposal of all more
Smith v. Quintiles Transnational Corp., et al.
Represented Quintiles Transnational Corp. and Innovex Inc. in this case for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, retaliation and disability more
OSHA litigation for a fully integrated environmental services organization
Represented a fully integrated environmental services organization in investigations by the Chemical Safety Board, OSHA, the North Carolina State more
Acquisition of BancIntelligence.com by Fiserv Inc.
Represented BancIntelligence.com, which develops application software for the banking industry, in the sale of all the company's stock to Fiserv Inc. more
Claims involving break-up of CPA firm
Prosecuted claims relative to CPA and his company involving business break-up with former partners, including allegations of unfair trade practice, more
Business litigation for financial advisor
Represented a registered financial adviser and its principals in a lawsuit filed in Georgia state court by a dissatisfied advisee who claimed that more
Strategic acquisition for Equifax, Inc.
Represented Equifax, Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in its $1.4 billion acquisition of publicly held TALX more Featured
Sale of a consumer market research firm
Represented a consumer market research firm in its sale to another company. more
The Burlington Insurance Company v. Griffin Motor Co., Inc., et al.
Represented Universal Underwriters Insurance Company, an insurance carrier, in a dispute with another carrier in a subrogation claim arising from a more
Trade secret, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and Civil RICO litigation in Atlanta federal district court
Represented Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, a major temporary staffing company, in a lawsuit in federal district court in Atlanta more Featured
Investigation and analysis of claims for a bankruptcy examiner *
Represented a bankruptcy examiner in the investigation and analysis of claims against four lenders and accountants for the debtors. more
Sale of Capstone Consulting Partners, Inc.
Represented Capstone Consulting Partners, Inc., a strategic consulting company in the utility industry, in its sale to a strategic acquirer. more Featured
Divestiture for a computer programming company
Represented a computer programming company in a divestiture. more
Development of cutting edge issues in corporate governance and compliance for the world's largest in-house bar association
Advised the world's largest in-house bar association on cutting edge corporate governance and compliance issues. more
Acquisitions for Servidyne Inc.
Represented Servidyne Inc., a NASDAQ listed building performance consulting company, in its acquisitions of four businesses. more
Going private transaction for AHL Services Inc.
Represented the Special Committee of the Board of AHL Services Inc., a provider of outsourced marketing and merchandising support services, in a more
Accounting malpractice jury trial for national accounting firm *
Successfully represented a national accounting firm in a 10-week accounting malpractice jury trial in which the plaintiff alleged $300 million in more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company *
Successfully represented a financial services company in a dispute over the validity and enforceability of a contract to reinsure workers' more
Jury trial of civil RICO claims in Georgia state court
Successfully represented two individuals and obtained a significant jury verdict on civil RICO, fraud and libel claims. The jury trial lasted four more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company *
Successfully represented a financial services company in a lawsuit regarding the enforceability of an arbitration provision contained in a contract more
Tax-free spin-off for Equifax Inc. of payment services business
Represented Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in all aspects of benefit plans and executive compensation more
Special committee representation for an Atlanta based building performance consulting company
Represented special committee of the Board of an Atlanta-based building performance consulting company in its negotiation of the settlement of a long  more
Advised a leading U.S. marketing company *
Advised a leading U.S. marketing company on its joint ventures, licensing agreements, and commercial marketing campaigns worldwide. more
Using landmarks in advertising
Advise advertising agency on the potential laws that are implicated by use of landmarks and in advertising. more
Trademark counsel for the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, multi-jurisdictional dispute management, and counseling. more
Litigation for Tennessee-based consulting firm
Counsel to Tennessee-based consulting firm in federal lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of North Carolina. Obtained dismissal of all seven counts  more
Advise international oil company regarding potential sale
Advise international oil company in connection with a takeover bid for the company by an international petroleum exploration and production company. more
Sale for a computer programming company
Advise a computer programming company in connection with a sale. more
Development of e-mail marketing policy for corporate printing company *
Represented corporate printing company in development of e-mail marketing policy and Can-Spam compliance. more
Acquisition of IXI Corporation by Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc. in connection with its $124 million acquisition of IXI Corporation. more
Acquisition of Austin-Tetra by Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Austin Consolidated Holdings Inc. more
Negotiated wrongful termination settlement
Negotiated a favorable settlement for a low income South African National who was wrongfully terminated by a private security firm in Afghanistan. more
Tax advice for a multi-state dental practice
Represents a multi-state dental practice in collection action by the IRS in relation to employment taxes. more
Acquisition of Credit Bureau of Knoxville Inc. by Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Credit Bureau of Knoxville Inc. more
Outsourcing of IT to India by technology service provider
Represented technology service provider in outsourcing of call centers, HR functions and application development and maintenance to service provider more
Acquisition of BeNow Inc. by Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc. in connection with its acquisition of BeNow Inc. more
Event marketing promotion advice for client *
Advised agency on appropriate processes and procedures for event marketing promotion. more
Sales tax audit for a non-residential building operator
Successfully represented a  parking facility operations subsidiary of a non-residential building operator in a sales tax audit with the Florida more
Reinsurance coverage arbitration for captive insurance company of major accounting firm *
Represented captive insurance company of major accounting firm regarding professional liability losses. more
$375M syndicated multi-currency revolving credit facility for publicly held contract staffing firm
Representation of lead agent and lender in connection with $375 million syndicated multi-currency revolving credit facility provided to a publicly more Featured
Trademark counsel for Premiere Global Services Inc. (PGi)
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, multi-jurisdictional dispute management, and social media more
Joint venture involving a global provider of employee certification testing services
Represented a global provider of employee certification testing services in connection with the formation of a joint venture in China with a more
Represented provider of data services to data fusion company in bankruptcy
Representation of Equifax as provider of data services and member of creditors committee in the TLO LLC bankruptcy case pending in the Southern more
Representation of online marketing company in coverage dispute with its professional liability insurer
Lead counsel for online marketing company in dispute with its professional liability insurer regarding coverage for losses incurred in connection more
The In’Porters S.A. v. Hanes Printables Inc.
Defense counsel for T shirt screen printer in anti-trust, unfair completion and breach of contract action. Anti-trust and unfair competition claims more
In re John Lawbaugh *
Chapter 11 trustee of bankruptcy estate of former CEO and sole shareholder of public 1940 Act fixed income security company. Negotiated structured more
Brayton Purcell LLP v. Recordon & Recordon
Represented Brayton Purcell LLP in a copyright infringement case brought to protect our client’s proprietary website material, successfully obtained more
Right of Publicity/Copyright/Parody advice for Source Marketing Group *
Advised Source Marketing Group on intellectual property issues related to proposed advertising campaign using parodies of current and old movie and more
Constitutional and Voting Rights Act challenge *
Represented a coalition of plaintiffs in mounting a constitutional and Voting Rights Act challenge to the state legislative redistricting plan that more
Insurance coverage litigation for investment company regarding professional liability losses
Represents an investment company in litigation regarding coverage under errors & omissions policies for professional liability losses. more
Acquiring majority ownership interest for a U.S.-based outsourcing services company *
Served as lead counsel in representing a U.S.-based outsourcing services company in acquiring majority ownership interest in India-based more Featured
Acquisition and joint venture representation of national information services company
Represented Equifax Inc. in acquisitions and joint ventures in several Latin American countries including Argentina, Brazil, and Chile in more
Laboratory Skin Care, et al. v. White et al.
Represented international law firm sued for malpractice related to foreign patent filing; concluded with a favorable settlement. (San more
SEC investigation involving insider trading allegations for a large international law firm *
Represented large international law firm in SEC investigation related to insider trading allegations. more
Acquisition services for AmSan LLC *
The firm served as lead counsel for AmSan LLC, a major holding company in more than 40 acquisitions organized to acquire and integrate custodial more Featured
Numerous joint ventures and strategic alliances for Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc. in numerous joint ventures and strategic alliances in the U.S. and in Europe, Latin America and Asia. more
Membership interest purchase for intercollegiate athletic multimedia rightsholder
Represented an intercollegiate athletic multimedia rightsholder in a multi-year membership interest purchase agreement to partner with an more
Executive compensation and employee benefit for an Atlanta based environmental consulting company
Advised an Atlanta based environmental consulting company regarding executive compensation and employee benefit plan matters. more
Antitrust counseling to actuarial firms' captive insurance company
The firm has served for many years as antitrust counsel to a captive insurance company comprised of three competitor members. more
Development of complex business transition plan for landscape company owners
Assisted landscape company owners with development of complex business transition plan involving multiple businesses to next generation. more
Patent counseling for a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company
Represented a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company  in virus and pathogenic organism micro array more
Contract negotiations and patent infringement claims for a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms
Represented a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of a dome, in negotiations with applicable entities that more
Declaratory judgment action for a facility services provider and two employees
Represented a facility services provider and two employees in a declaratory judgment action against a competitor and former employer regarding the more
Patent portfolio management for an industrial, technical and scientific research laboratory
Advised one of the world's largest and most diverse industrial, technical and scientific research laboratory on patent acquisition, patent more
Phillips v. AWH Corp., et al.
Prepared an amicus brief on behalf of the Association of Corporate Counsel in a significant patent law appellate case addressing claim construction more
Viatical life insurance litigation
Successfully represented a client that provided contingent cost insurance to viatical companies in breach of contract, negligence and fraud claims more
Valuation of minority interest under New Jersey Business Corporation Act *
Successfully obtained the proper legal standard of valuation of a minority interest of a privately held company for dissenting shareholders under the  more
Preliminary injunction for real estate companies protecting their trademark *
Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of three real estate companies, preventing the defendant from using our clients' names to describe its more Featured
Trade secrets litigation for a major physician staffing and placement firm in Georgia state court
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a major physician staffing and placement firm in an action against a competitor and former more
Chapter 11 bankruptcy case for International Management Associates LLC
Represented the Chapter 11 trustee and later plan trustee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of International Management Associates LLC and its more Featured
Copyright protection for Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. *
Successfully represented Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. in reaffirming its copyright rights under the Berne Convention in the TARZAN character and more
Restrictive covenant litigation for EyeWonder in New York federal court and in arbitration
The firm served as lead counsel for EyeWonder, Inc. in the Southern District of New York to enforce restrictive covenants when its former head of

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Intellectual property counsel for a prominent investment fund
The firm served as intellectual property counsel for a prominent investment fund represented by a major New York law firm in connection with the more
Trademark portfolio management for Golder Associates
Represents Golder Associates, an international environmental consulting company, in protecting, maintaining, and enforcing key brands domestically more Featured
Affirmative Action Plans for nationally recognized companies
Designed and prepared hundreds of Affirmative Action Plans and provided on-going advice and training in effective compliance programs for nationally more
Complex real estate contract work for a Swedish developer
Represented a Swedish developer in complex contract work involving purchase of real estate, land development, lease and construction of industrial more
Patent-related transactional and counseling services for a consulting firm
Represented a Massachusetts consulting firm in the preparation and negotiation of an asset purchase agreement wherein they sold patent assets and more
Compliance Audits for Fortune 50 and 100 companies
Represented many Fortune 50 and 100, as well as smaller companies, in hundreds of Compliance Audits conducted by the Office of Federal more
Regulatory action defense for a global leader in information solutions
Represented a global leader in information solutions and its subsidiary in connection with an Federal Trade Commission investigation into possible more
Real estate acquisition for a Swedish real estate investment management company
Represented a Swedish real estate investment management company in a complex contract work for a developer involving the purchase of real estate, more
Copyright dispute for technical and scientific research services company
Represented a technical and scientific research services company in a copyright dispute against a computer software development and consumer products  more

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Chapter 11 bankruptcy case for International Management Associates LLC
Represented the Chapter 11 trustee and later plan trustee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of International Management Associates LLC and its more
Preliminary injunction for real estate companies protecting their trademark
Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of three real estate companies, preventing the defendant from using our clients' names to describe its more
Mr. Electric Corp. v. Reiad Khalil, et. al.
Achieved a win on behalf of our client, The Dwyer Group, and specifically its Mr. Electric subsidiary, against Alber Electric, a business operated by more
Acquisition services for AmSan LLC
The firm served as lead counsel for AmSan LLC, a major holding company in more than 40 acquisitions organized to acquire and integrate custodial more