It seems like a sad commentary on modern life that a business would need to point out that life matters outside the office. In Big Law, it's a sign of progress.
The 800-lawyer full-service litigation defense firm that planted a flag in Atlanta in March has subleased 6,200 square feet of Class A Buckhead space for the next three years.
Esquire Deposition Solutions' general counsel, Avi Stadler, says the company is offering a 50 percent discount on originals and first copies of depositions in pro bono matters to assist lawyers who've taken on more complex pro bono cases. "We want to help people have equal access to justice," he sai
G. Scott Rafshoon has left Dentons to become a partner at Hunton & Williams, citing its public-private partnership practice as the draw.
Annie Caiola, partnering with bankruptcy lawyer Elizabeth Rose, has left Decatur firm Slotkin & Caiola to start a new boutique a few blocks away, Caiola & Rose, with a focus on serving franchisors.
A $2.4 million state grant that funds legal services for domestic violence victims can mean the difference between life and death for some legal aid clients.
With an annual salary of roughly $6.3 million per year, Christopher Wray is a rarity among Big Law equity partners, particularly for partners at Atlanta-based firms.
White-collar defense litigator Paul Monnin has joined Alston & Bird as a partner from Paul Hastings.
David Marple and Melissa Davis Strickland have each left established family law firms to start their own shops. Both lawyers—midway through their careers with four children apiece—said it was time to try going solo.
Stephen Bright, "the brave heart" of Atlanta's Southern Center for Human Rights, won the Attorney of the Year Award at the Daily Report's annual Professional Excellence awards dinner for his 40-year fight for the lives of indigent clients facing the death penalty.