Family law firm Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy's second annual fundraiser for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers' Foundation's guardian ad litem program raised a whopping $22,450 this year?almost triple the amount garnered by the initial fundraiser last year.
A new firm focused on employment law for management, McFadden, White, Sprattlin & Davis, has sprung up to offer big-firm experience at lower rates at a time when employment law is under increasing cost pressure.
Stephen Weizenecker has joined Barnes & Thornburg as a partner in the entertainment and music practice from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, giving the firm 24 lawyers since it opened in 2009.
Husband-and-wife lawyers Jennifer and Max Moseley are moving from Birmingham to Atlanta for the bigger legal market and more cosmopolitan city.
Freeman Mathis & Gary has expanded into California, acquiring a seven-lawyer San Francisco litigation boutique, Strazulo Fitzgerald, with an office in Hermosa Beach, Calif.
After five years running her own family law firm, Kathy Portnoy is merging it with one of Atlanta's most established domestic relations firms, Warner, Bates, McGough & McGinnis.
DeKalb prosecutor Tunde Akinyele has left the DeKalb County district attorney's office for private practice.
Jon Neiditz and Amanda Witt have joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton as partners from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, in a move to address the rapidly developing legal areas of information security and big data.
Rob Teilhet has returned to private practice, opening a plaintiffs' firm on the Marietta Square after two years as executive director of Georgia Conservation Voters.
Labor lawyer Jeffrey Mintz (above) has moved from the nation's second-largest labor and employment firm, Jackson Lewis, to the largest, Littler Mendelson.