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ServiceJuris: Fifteen Years of Service

June 14 marked the 15th anniversary of ServiceJuris, a Hands On Atlanta community service day in which approximately 400 volunteers from Atlanta’s legal community gather together to make a difference in the city.

Litigation Department of the Year

LITTLER MENDELSON: Labor & Employment Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

Every day Lisa ("Lee") Schreter goes to her Buckhead office and plays an "elaborate game of Whac-A-Mole."

Litigation Department of the Year

DLA PIPER: White-Collar Crime Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

"People tend to have a view about white-collar cases, we call it the 'CSI' effect, but it's not like that," says Paul N. Monnin, a litigation and regulatory practice partner who focuses on white-collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation for DLA Piper

Litigation Department of the Year

BONDURANT MIXSON & ELMORE: General Litigation - Litigation Boutique Award

By Mary Welch |

Listen to three of the top litigators at Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore and you might believe that their victories were won by a simple argument. You would be wrong—and right.

Litigation Department of the Year

WEINBERG WHEELER HUDGINS GUNN & DIAL: General Litigation - Mid-Size Firm Award

By Mary Welch |

Listening to four of the top litigators at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial tell their recent trial stories becomes a guide on how to win your case and have expert witnesses implode.

Litigation Department of the Year

KING & SPALDING: General Litigation - Large Firm Award

By Mary Welch |

The first time the Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show," they played five songs that instantly became classics. For most musical acts, that would be a lifetime catalog, but for the Fab Four, it was a mere preview of their talent and the legacy that was to come.

Litigation Department of the Year

KING & SPALDING: Product Liability Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

Few who have faced Chilton Davis Varner, King & Spalding's first woman partner and now a senior partner in its product liability practice, would believe that she doesn't learn what the case is about until three weeks before trial.

Litigation Department of the Year

KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON: Intellectual Property Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton and its predecessor firms were expert in IP long before the Lanham Act, although not as far back as the potash case.

Litigation Department of the Year

JONES DAY: Commercial Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

Janine Cone Metcalf, whose clients include Southern Co. and Sherwin-Williams, says that an important part of the initial case plan is to figure out from the beginning how to win at trial.

Litigation Department of the Year

ARNALL GOLDEN GREGORY: Insurance Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

Arnall Golden Gregory's litigation department views its role as business advisers as much as lawyers.

Litigation Department of the Year

ALSTON & BIRD: Securities Litigation Award

By Mary Welch |

For the fourth consecutive year, shareholders in American companies filed suits in more than 90 percent of merger and acquisition deals valued at more than $100 million, and 94 percent of all M&A deals were challenged by shareholders, according to the most recent annual study by Cornerstone Research.

City Focus Augusta

Augusta and Its Legal Market

Our five-day series starts by looking at the Garden City's vibrant history, economy and legal community—with so much connected to the little white ball with the dimples

New Partners 2014

NEW PARTNERS

Georgia firms have tapped their next generation of leaders. Find out more about class of 2014, including what they wish they'd known earlier and how they discovered they made partner.

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CITY FOCUS: Savannah Sites & Sounds

Savannah And Its Legal Market

Georgia's first city was founded, in part, as a refuge from lawyers. That didn't last long. Today, Savannah's legal community is large, active in business and known for its collegiality.

Legal Departments of the Year

The Daily Report honors six legal departments for their outstanding work and best practices

All-Lawyer Flash Mob Strikes Heart of Midtown

Castmembers—all Atlanta lawyers—of "A Courthouse Line X" (Bard Show) on Oct. 25 surprised the Midtown lunch crowd with a flash mob performance in front of Colony Square at Peachtree and 14th streets. Minutes later, they performed an encore in the food court, promoting the Atlanta Bar Association's charitable fundraiser at the 14th Street Playhouse, Nov. 7 to 9.