Deal Watch: Four Firms Land Legal Software Sale Roles - Epiq Systems Inc., a company specializing in electronic discovery and bankruptcy administration services, has agreed to be taken private with the help of four members of its target audience.
Mintz Levin Patent Litigator Revs Up for Racecars - A patent litigator at Mintz, Levin, Cohen, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo speaks about his passion for racecar driving, and how it's just like a taking a deposition.
Lawyers Argue Infection, Not Negligence, Killed Patient in Med-Mal Defense Win - A Fulton County jury cleared two doctors of liability in the death of a man who died a few days after he went to an emergency room seeking treatment for a swelling in his throat, neck and face.
Senior Judge's Treatment of Media in Hearing May Run Afoul of Ethics Ruling - The former chairman of Georgia's judicial watchdog agency says that a visiting judge's treatment of the media at a hearing over whether to dismiss a controversial indictment against a north Georgia publisher and his lawyer may run afoul of a formal opinion the agency issued in 2013 warning judges that their courtrooms must, except in rare circumstances, remain open to the public.
Atlanta Trial Lawyer, Bar Leader Jeff Bramlett Dies at 62 - Jeff Bramlett, a partner at Bondurant Mixson & Elmore and a leader in the Atlanta legal community for more than three decades, died on July 28 of cancer. He was 62.
Atlanta Trial Lawyer, Bar Leader Jeff Bramlett Dies at 61 - Jeff Bramlett, a partner at Bondurant Mixson & Elmore and a leader in the Atlanta legal community for more than three decades, died on July 28 of cancer. He was 61.
Partners Allege Noted Sports Lawyer Caused Firm's Bankruptcy - The discovery of $22 million in shortfalls to the escrow accounts of real estate closing firm Morris Hardwick Schneider two years ago pushed the firm into bankruptcy, led to a criminal indictment against one of its former owners, Nathan Hardwick IV, and has spawned a plethora of civil suits.
SEC Says Atlanta Men Financed Luxury Shopping Spree With Investor Funds - Defendants allegedly used investor funds to make purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Versace, according to a fraud case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Industry Vet Named GC at Birch Communications - Atlanta-based Birch Communications, Inc., which provides voice and broadband communications to small and mid-sized business customers, announced on Thursday that it's named Gordon "Chuck" Williams its new senior vice president and general counsel.