Daily Report TV

VIDEO: Lawyer, Mary Weeks on Competitive Rifle Shooting

By John Disney |

Before Columbus attorney Mary K. Weeks decided to pursue a career in law, she was an elite, competitive rifle shooter for the U.S. Army. Prior to that, she was an All-American marksman at the University of Kentucky in the late '90s.

VIDEO: UPS: Diversity Award

Run for Justice 2014 Video

By Jason R. Bennitt |

One thousand people registered for Saturday’s 23rd Annual Run for Justice, run through the streets of Oakhurst on a crisp fall morning. The event raised about $20,000 for Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

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.