Meredith Hobbs

Law Firm Award Recognizes Messy Truth: There's More to Life Than Work

Meredith Hobbs

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.

Wilson Elser Finds a Home in Buckhead for New Atlanta Office

Meredith Hobbs

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.

One Company's Pitch to Spur Pro Bono: Transcript Discounts

Meredith Hobbs

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

Hunton Lands Dentons Partner for P3, Corporate Practices

Meredith Hobbs

G. Scott Rafshoon has left Dentons to become a partner at Hunton & Williams, citing its public-private partnership practice as the draw.

Firm for Franchisors Launches in Decatur—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

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.

State Grant Bolsters Legal Aid for Domestic Violence Victims

Meredith Hobbs

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.

Megamillions Paycheck Puts Chris Wray, King & Spalding in the Spotlight

Meredith Hobbs and Katelyn Polantz

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.

Alston & Bird Snags White-Collar Defense Partner From Paul Hastings

Meredith Hobbs

White-collar defense litigator Paul Monnin has joined Alston & Bird as a partner from Paul Hastings.

Big Boutique Family Lawyers Go Solo—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

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.

Steve Bright Wins Daily Report's Attorney of the Year Award

Meredith Hobbs

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.

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