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In House

Daily Report Announces In-House Awards

By Jonathan Ringel |

​The Daily Report on Friday announced the honorees in its In-House Legal Department of the Year and GC Impact program.

Noncompetition Agreement.

The Noncompetition Agreement Has a Renaissance

By Patrick J. Maher, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart |

While the Supreme Court now views noncompetition agreements more favorably, trial courts still scrutinize them carefully and will strike them down if they seem heavy-handed.

Database Access.

Protect the Keys to the Kingdom by Controlling Access to Data

By Paul O. Lopez, Tripp Scott |

Here are the key issues to keep in mind when providing employees access to your computer systems.

In Practice

Randy Evans, left, and Shari Klevens, right.

Code of Law: If You See Something, Say Something

By J. Randolph Evans and Shari L. Klevens |

The legal profession's system of self-governance relies in part on what is effectively an "honor code" for attorneys. However, Georgia applies a permissive standard, whereby attorneys are encouraged to report but are not required to do so.

Randy Evans, left, and Shari Klevens, right.

Four Reasons Law Firms Change Insurers

By J. Randolph Evans and Shari L. Klevens |

Certain issues carry the more weight when assessing the pros and cons of switching.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

5 Fundamentals of Collecting Fees

By J. Randolph Evans and Shari L. Klevens, Dentons |

Knowing the fundamentals of billing and collections can make the world of difference for any law practice from both a financial and risk management perspective. Here are five steps worth considering when implementing or revising your billing and collections processes.

In Recess

In Service

Law Inc.

Letter to the Editor

Georgia Legal Community Mourns Loss of Jim Mills

Longtime Atlanta attorney James R. "Jim" Mills was an attorney with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Georgia Power Co. and Cartel Properties and an ad hoc administrative judge for DeKalb County.


Marc Effron,White Elm Group, Atlanta.

Theft of Trade Secrets and the Metadata Trail

By Marc Effron |

Verdicts and Settlements