Project South and a coalition of immigrant rights groups are calling for the closure of three ICE facilities in Georgia—Stewart Detention Center, Atlanta City Detention Center and Irwin County Detention Center—after two immigrants died last week at Stewart and ACDC. Jean Carlos Jimenez-Joseph on M
The Am Law 200 rankings are out—and five Atlanta-based firms are again among the country's Second Hundred highest-grossing law firms.
Atlanta Bar Association president Jim Blitch passed the gavel to Maggie Vath on Tuesday at the group's annual meeting and awards luncheon at the Piedmont Driving Club.
The Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network has hired a new staff attorney and traded borrowed space at King & Spalding for its own digs at Peachtree Center.
Avarita Hanson, who has served as the commission's executive director for 11 years, has announced that she'll retire at the end of August.
Growth slowed on average for Atlanta's 10 top-grossing law firms last year, especially for firms in the middle of the group. But nearly all weathered flat demand in the legal industry to push revenues ever higher.
Two Atlanta plaintiffs lawyers, Michael Ruppersburg and Evan Jones, have joined Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley in Athens, lured by the chance to expand their practices and to trade Atlanta's traffic for a more bucolic, college town vibe.
Longtime Fulton County Superior Court judge Cindy Wright, now a partner at Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, has found a novel way to help her former colleagues in the court's family division.
Now in its third year, SouthEATS 2017 raises more than $20K for Asian Americans Advancing Justice from tickets and sponsors, which include local firms such as Morris Manning & Martin, and the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA).
Trucking defense firm Dennis, Corry, Porter & Smith has undergone a bit of a transformation sparked by the departure of founding partner Clay Porter. The firm has updated its name to Dennis, Corry, Smith & Dixon, promoted five longtime lawyers to partner and moved from Buckhead to Cobb County, acros