The firm served as lead counsel for Schlotzsky’s Inc., a franchisor of fast food restaurants, in three consolidated cases.  We obtained a ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals that Schlotzsky’s Inc. was not liable for injuries sustained by consumers who allegedly contracted Hepatitis A as a result of eating contaminated food at a franchised Schlotzsky’s restaurant.

Hyde v. Schlotzsky's, Inc., 254 Ga. App. 192, 561 S.E.2d 876 (2002) and Schlotzsky's, Inc. v. Hyde, 245 Ga. App. 888, 538 S.E.2d 561 (2000).

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Trust funds litigation for equitable accounting of lands and resources for a tribal community
Serves as lead counsel representing claims for an equitable accounting of the trust funds, lands and resources the U.S. government has held in trusts more
Multiple acquisitions by New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in its $168.4 million acquisition of Synergy Financial Group Inc., its $260.0 million acquisition of more
Employee benefits work for DSM Services USA
Drafted qualified retirement plan documents for DSM Services USA, including summary plan descriptions, summary of material modification, and plan more
United States of America et al. v. Wachovia Bank and Trust Company, N.A.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of third party defendant, Achieve Bank N.A., and successfully argued the first reported case before the more