The Atlanta office handles an extensive range of litigation, corporate-business, and environmental matters. The litigation practice includes, among other things, products liability, breach of contract, tortious interference with business, piracy of employees, defamation, intellectual property, real estate, employment discrimination, wrongful death, medical malpractice claims, and alternative dispute resolution. The firm also provides representation in estate litigation and civil rights matters.
The corporate-business practice includes all aspects of doing business. Some of the areas of representation include corporate, partnership, limited liability company, and joint venture formation and related tax aspects; private placements of debt and equity; secured and unsecured credit facilities; leasing agreements; shareholder and buy-sell agreements; executive compensation and incentive arrangements; non-competition and non-disclosure agreements; franchise and distribution programs; mergers and acquisitions; sales of businesses; federal and state securities laws compliance; shareholder relations and disputes; special and independent committee representation; anti-takeover devices; officer and director liability; employer-employee issues; intellectual property; commercial real estate; international transactions; debtor-creditor and bankruptcy matters; and commercial contract preparation and negotiation.
Our Georgia environmental lawyers provide day-to-day consultation with clients on environmental permitting and compliance, support business and real estate transactions, and respond to threatened or actual litigation or government enforcement activities. Our Atlanta environmental attorneys counsel clients on cutting-edge environmental and natural resources issues, including mercury contamination; homeland security and information law; sustainable and alternative energy sources, including biofuels, landfill gas, and waste-to-energy; greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; international environmental law; nanotechnology; brownfields development and environmental remediation; green building design and construction; corporate social responsibility programs; water quality and resource allocation; regulation of impacts to wetlands and to storm water; solid, hazardous and electronics waste issues; and land conservation. One of our attorneys is among a select group of Georgia lawyers to have been designated as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
30 Ivan Allen, Jr. Blvd., N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30308