Category: News

Ga. Election Law Doesn’t Violate Voter Rights, Judge Finds

Written by Kelcey Caulder | Oct 5, 2022 | News

 Listen to article Law360 (October 3, 2022, 8:55 PM EDT) — A Georgia federal judge has ruled against Fair Fight Action Inc., the voting rights group started by the Democratic nominee for governor, Stacey Abrams, finding that the state’s election law does not violate voters’ constitutional rights. U.S. District Judge […]

Auto Parts Co. Fights $21M Damages Bid In Fatal Defect Case

Written by Law 360 Rosie Manins | Sep 8, 2022 | News

Law360, Atlanta (September 7, 2022, 10:13 PM EDT) — An auto parts maker on the hook for $113.5 million in a Georgia widow’s product liability and wrongful death case told an Atlanta federal judge Wednesday that the woman’s request for an additional $21 million in damages, attorney fees and litigation […]

Ga. High Court Revives Proskauer Tax Malpractice Case

Written by Andrew Stickler | Sep 8, 2022 | News

Despite widespread media coverage years ago of shady tax shelters and BigLaw firms, Proskauer Rose LLP didn’t show that investors who relied on the firm’s tax opinion long before filing suit were “specifically aware” of those issues, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, breathing life into the closely watched malpractice case. A […]

Leadership DeKalb names members of Class of 2023

Written by  Kelly Yamanouchi - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Aug 15, 2022 | News

By Kelly Yamanouchi, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Aug 12, 2022 Leadership DeKalb announced the selection of members for its Class of 2023, a group of people drawn from sectors including education, government, healthcare, legal, nonprofit, public safety and private industry. Founded in 1986, Leadership DeKalb is a nonprofit that aims to enhance leadership skills […]

Court Weighs Commissioner’s Authority in Free-standing Emergency Department

Written by Cedra Mayfield, | Aug 5, 2022 | News

What You Need to Know Georgia Court of Appeals weighs authority debate over fate of proposed free-standing emergency department in central Georgia. Attorneys dispute whether Georgia Department of Community Health Commissioner held authority to overturn a hearing officer’s decision. Alleged commissioner review statute violations countered with judicial estoppel argument, among […]

Sports Wagering and Skill Gaming in 2022: Updates from Tennessee and Georgia

Written by Firm | Jun 29, 2022 | News

This spring, Robbins Firm attorney Alexander Denton discussed the current state of regulated gambling and other gaming activities in Tennessee and Georgia with Stephanie Maxwell, general counsel for Tennessee’s sports-wagering regulator. Watch their conversation here: That conversation was an extension of an American Bar Association CLE panel Denton moderated, […]