Monthly Archives: January 2019

Secretary of State Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Fair Fight Lawsuit

Written by R. Robin McDonald - Daily Report Online | Jan 30, 2019 | News

Attorneys for Georgia’s new secretary of state have asked a federal judge to dismiss a sweeping lawsuit demanding large-scale reforms of the state’s election system, claiming the secretary doesn’t implement state election laws. But testimony by the secretary of state’s director for the Center for Elections Systems during a recent […]

Judge asked to dismiss lawsuit over Georgia election irregularities

Written by Mark Niesse - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jan 29, 2019 | News

Georgia election officials are asking a federal judge to throw out a far-reaching lawsuit over voting problems. The court filing by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says isolated issues during November’s election don’t indicate a need for broad federal intervention. The lawsuit alleged that voter registrations were purged, absentee ballots were canceled, precincts were closed […]

Robbins Firm Secures Favorable Settlement For European Yacht Manufacturer In U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Written by Firm | Jan 28, 2019 | Results

The Robbins Firm recently represented a German yacht manufacturer in a dispute against its former U.S. dealer who had filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The bankruptcy proceedings involved novel questions regarding the enforceability of right-of-retention agreements and international forum […]

DOJ Probe Leads To Discovery Delay In Cement Antitrust Suit

Written by Christopher Cole - Law360 | Jan 22, 2019 | News

A Georgia federal judge delayed discovery by six months Tuesday in a suit accusing cement and concrete producers of creating cartels in the Southeast after the U.S. Department of Justice said an ongoing government criminal probe needs to play out first. U.S. District Judge Eleanor L. Ross signed an order pushing back discovery […]

Dismissed From Election Contest, Secretary of State Counsel Still Exert Influence

Written by R. Robin McDonald - Fulton County Daily Report | Jan 16, 2019 | News

Attorneys for Georgia’s secretary of state won a dismissal of their client from a lawsuit contesting the election of Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, but the lawyers haven’t left the legal playing field. Despite winning a dismissal for their client last week, counsel for Georgia’s secretary of state are still […]