Meredith Hobbs

Finch McCranie Prepares for Third Generation—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

Admiration for lawyers at one of Atlanta's oldest personal injury firms, Finch McCranie, helped persuade Lee Gutschenritter to switch from the defense to the plaintiffs side last fall. Now the firm has made him a partner.

Dentons Partner to Become Atlanta City Attorney

Meredith Hobbs

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today his selection for a new city attorney after announcing that Cathy Hampton will be stepping down from the job on May 19.

Mayor Taps Dentons Partner Jeremy Berry as Atlanta City Attorney

Meredith Hobbs

Mayor Kasim Reed announced Thursday that Berry will replace the current city attorney, Cathy Hampton, who's held the post for six years.

Real Estate, Health Care Work Fuel Growth for Arnall Golden

Meredith Hobbs

Arnall Golden Gregory reports strong 2016 financial results, keeping up its momentum after a blockbuster 2015.

Legal Community Mourns Sudden Death of Domestic Violence Victims' Advocate

Meredith Hobbs

Liz Whipple, a guiding force in the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation's domestic violence program for five years, drowned on Friday at age 41.

Smith Gambrell's 2016 Growth Extends Into 2017

Meredith Hobbs

The firm posted increases in revenue and income as it expands in the U.S. and in the U.K.

Adams and Reese Raids Baker Donelson to Launch Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale Offices

Meredith Hobbs

Adams and Reese has landed a 10-lawyer financial services team from Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz to open an Atlanta office and another in Fort Lauderdale.

Women Plaintiffs Lawyers Fight to End MDL 'Boys Club'

Meredith Hobbs

Women and their male allies in the plaintiffs bar want to see more women in charge of big, multiplaintiff cases. This week in Atlanta, a group of leading lawyers and judges from around the country convened to figure out how to make it happen.

Troutman Lands Pipeline Pros From Hunton—And Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

Troutman Sanders has landed three new partners from Hunton & Williams who represent oil and gas pipeline owners and operators.

Freeman Mathis Expands in California With Gilbert Kelly Merger

Meredith Hobbs

Atlanta's Freeman Mathis & Gary has sharply boosted its California presence through a combination with Gilbert, Kelly, Crowley & Jennett, a Los Angeles-based litigation defense firm with roots in four big legal markets: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and San Diego.

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