The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta on the construction of a 5th 9,000 foot runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This $1.2 billion project consisted of two elements. The first element was a traditional paved runway built on nearly 19 million cubic yards of fill material brought to the site by a conveyor system. The second element was a bridge in the middle of the runway that spans an interstate highway, the only active runway that spans an interstate highway. The bridge was built using the design-build delivery method with the remainder of the runway built using the design-bid-build method. The bridge is so wide that it is considered a tunnel. As lead counsel to the City on this project, the firm provided day-to-day legal advice to the construction management team regarding delay/acceleration issues, scope changes, and other related contract claims. The project was completed on schedule and under budget.

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Multiple acquisitions and public offerings for Commercial Federal Corporation
Represented Commercial Federal Corporation in its acquisition of approximately 10 banks and in connection with four underwritten public offerings of more
Successful settlement of UST release-related claims against major oil company
Represented a major oil company in resolving threatened litigation arising from a UST release. Case was settled without litigation for less than 20 more
Asset sale for the Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. Inc.
Represented Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. Inc. in the sale of Dr. King's papers to a buyer sponsored by the City of Atlanta. more
Privacy and personal data transfer issues for international cruise line
Advised international cruise line on privacy and cross-border consumer personal data transfer issues. more