Represented an individual and his five franchises, as plaintiffs, in a lawsuit regarding alleged violations of a non-competition covenant in the franchise agreements. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, finding that the non-competition covenants were void as a matter of law. This ruling was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the trial and appellate court decisions and rejected all of defendants arguments. A jury trial is requested for August or September 2009 to determine damages.

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Construction litigation for international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel to an international EPC contractor/OEM in multiparty disputes arising out of the construction of an $800 million more
$280 million senior-secured credit facilities to a manufacturing company
Represented a bank as lead agent and lender in connection with the provision of $280 million senior-secured credit facilities to a manufacturing more
Secured over $100M in working capital, franchisee loan facilities and senior unsecured notes for publicly held company
Representation of publicly held company, as borrower, issuer and guarantor, engaged in selling and leasing home and office furniture, electronics and more
Acquisition for a premiere global private equity firm
Represented a premiere global private equity firm in connection with its acquisition of a Swedish company. more