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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Defense of an investment adviser in various investment-related suits
Represented an investment adviser against a securities custodian and broker-dealer arising out of the theft of customer funds in an action alleging a more
Proxy contest for Emageon Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded medical image software developer, in connection with a hostile proxy contest by Oliver Press Partners, more
Development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards for construction equipment manufacturer
Represented major construction equipment manufacturer during development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards. more
Joint venture for WebMD
Represented WebMD, in connection with the international aspects of a $1 billion joint venture with NewsCorp. more