Represented an individual and his five franchises, as plaintiffs, in a lawsuit 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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Sale of engineered coatings facilities
Represented an international industrial products company in the disposition of six engineered coatings facilities to a subsidiary of a major more
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
Syndicated real estate finance for leading global investor and developer of quality real estate
Represented leading global investor and developer of quality real estate on a multi-billion refinancing of its property fund. more
Acquisition of textile plant and environmental matters for construction company
Represented construction company with real property acquisition, site environmental assessment and remediation issues, and negotiation and more