Category: News

11th Circ. Denies Lin Wood Rehearing In Elections Challenge

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Nov 5, 2021 | News

The Eleventh Circuit has rejected a request by pro-Trump attorney L. Lin Wood for the full court to rehear his case against Georgia election officials over voting rules for U.S. Senate runoff elections in the state. Wood sought a redo after a three-judge panel affirmed in early August a trial court’s ruling that he lacked standing […]

States Seek 11th Circ. Review Of Employer Vaccine Mandate

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Nov 5, 2021 | News

Law360 (November 5, 2021, 7:04 PM EDT) — Georgia, Florida and Alabama led a petition Friday for the Eleventh Circuit to review the federal government’s employer vaccine mandate, arguing it demonstrates the Biden administration’s disregard for constitutional rights. The Southeast states under Eleventh Circuit jurisdiction were joined in the petition […]

SEC Pro Talks Switching To Defense Work With Robbins Alloy

Written by Emily Sides - Law360 | Nov 5, 2021 | News

An Atlanta-based attorney is planning to leverage the nearly nine years he spent prosecuting fraud with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as one of the newest shareholders with Robbins Alloy, where he will lead the firm’s SEC defense practice. On Oct. 1, Joshua Mayes joined Robbins Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC in Atlanta […]

T-Mobile Wrongly Denied $11.4M Refund, Ga. Court Told

Written by Maria Koklanaris - Law360 | Nov 3, 2021 | News

— A Georgia trial court erred in deciding that equipment T-Mobile South bought to build a broadband network was ineligible for the state’s high-tech exemption and an $11.4 million tax refund, business groups told a state appeals court. In briefs filed Monday and Tuesday with the Court of Appeals of Georgia, local […]

Gov. Kemp Expands Judicial Nominating Commission

Written by Fulton County Daily Report | Oct 29, 2021 | News

“To strengthen the board’s mission, diversify the representation, and ensure that the geographic makeup of representatives matches the geographic makeup of the state, we felt it would be helpful to make additional appointments,” Gov. Brian Kemp’s communications director said. Gov. Brian Kemp has reconstituted his Judicial Nominating Commission, increasing the […]

Software Co. Lobs Trade Secret Claims In $47M Monopoly Suit

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Oct 15, 2021 | News

Law360 (October 15, 2021, 3:28 PM EDT) — Firing back against a $47 million lawsuit accusing it of monopolizing the market for utility data management, an Atlanta software company countersued for trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition against a startup founded by its alumni. PowerPlan Inc., a supplier of utility […]

Georgia Judge Nixes Dismissal of $47M Antitrust Suit Against Utility Servicer

Written by Greg Land - Fulton County Daily Report | Oct 5, 2021 | News

What You Need to Know Georgia-based PowerPlan provides nearly all software services for investor-owned utilities. Georgia-based Lucasys claimed PowerPlan used threats and coercion to keep it blocked from the market. A federal judge said the antitrust claims were sufficiently supported to survive a motion to dismiss. A federal judge in […]