Business Litigation

  • Obtained jury verdict that included declaratory judgment over company ownership, monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, and punitive damages, and obtained permanent injunction against defendant in June 2021. Hawkins, et al. v. Graham, CA No. 2019CV326135 (Fulton County Superior Court, June 30, 2021).
  • Obtained summary judgment for commercial real estate investor, dismissing former business partners’ claims in a business dissolution dispute in March 2017 in Fulton County Business Court.
  • Successfully moved to dismiss an injunction claim and a tortious interference with business relations claim in the Northern District of Georgia in March 2017.
  • Obtained complete defense verdict, award on counterclaims, and a $475,000 attorneys’ fee award for client following a Glynn County jury trial in August 2016.
  • Obtained order granting cross-motion for summary judgment in favor of clients’ claims for breach of contract and against opposing parties’ counterclaims. Hink, et al. v. OpSolve, LLC, et al., CA No. 2014 CV 246492 (Fulton County Superior Court, October 2, 2015).

Appellate Advocacy

  • Successfully appealed a preliminary injunction to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which vacated the preliminary injunction. Wicker v. Beria, 859 Fed. Appx. 354 (2021).
  • Successfully appealed trial court’s confirmation of an arbitration award to Georgia Court of Appeals, which reversed and vacated the trial court’s judgment. Mughni v. Beyond Management Group, Inc., 349 Ga. App. 398, 825 S.E.2d 820 (2019).
  • Defeated appeal attacking trial court award of attorney’s fees. affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals. Anglin v. Moore, 332 Ga. App. 346 (2015).

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • In an executive employment dispute, the firm’s client (a tech COO) received a demand for six-figure-damages and enforcement of onerous restrictive covenants. After responding with counterclaims against the former employer, negotiated a settlement where the former employer paid the firm’s client and agreed to significantly reduced restrictive covenant provisions.