Meredith Hobbs

Dentons' Evans Tapped to Be Ambassador to Luxembourg

Meredith Hobbs

It's official: Georgia GOP heavy-hitter Randy Evans has been nominated to serve as U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg by the Trump administration.

Med-Mal Defense Lawyer Quits to Join Asian-American Rights Effort

Meredith Hobbs

The Atlanta chapter of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is lawyering up. The group has hired two new lawyers—including a new litigation director from a local defense firm—and made an existing lawyer position full-time to help immigrants gain citizenship and protect their civil rights.

Eversheds Sutherland Co-Leader Shares Atlanta Impressions Between Flights (and More Flights)

Meredith Hobbs

As part of a busy international travel schedule, Eversheds Sutherland's London-based co-CEO Lee Ranson visited Atlanta this week following trips last week to Portugal and Singapore.

Fintech Is Booming in Georgia, as Regulatory Obstacles Loom

Meredith Hobbs

A fast-growing industry plus regulatory uncertainty equals lots of work for lawyers.

PTAB Judge Joins Finnegan—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

After serving as a top patent judge with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Trenton Ward has returned to Atlanta, joining intellectual property firm Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner as a partner.

Eversheds Sutherland Trusts and Estates Team Starts New Era at Boutique

Meredith Hobbs

The team has departed for Atlanta boutique The Bowden Spratt Law Firm. Partner Nick Djuric moved to Bowden Spratt on Sept. 1, with senior partner Charlie Hurt joining as of counsel and associate Elizabeth Faist joining as counsel.

Savannah Firms Weather Irma

Meredith Hobbs

Life for lawyers at Savannah law firms was getting back to normal Wednesday.

Lawyers Find Ways to Cope During and After Irma

Meredith Hobbs

Most of Atlant's largest law firms were once again open for business on Tuesday.

Emory Law Interim Dean Steps Down as Search Continues

Meredith Hobbs

One month into his tenure as interim dean of Emory University School of Law, Judson Graves has stepped down for personal reasons, according to the law school. James Hughes Jr., Emory Law's associate dean for academic affairs, will pick up the baton while the school conducts a national search for a n

Savannah Legal Community Prepares to Evacuate Ahead of Irma

Meredith Hobbs

Savannah firms are battening down the hatches in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Along with other businesses, the city's two largest firms, HunterMaclean and Oliver Maner, will close Friday, as lawyers and staff secure their homes and prepare to evacuate. Miles Mediation & Arbitration also reported

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