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Deal’s Former Lawyer Joins Robbins Firm

Written by Meredith Hobbs, Daily Report | Mar 29, 2017 | News

Ryan Teague, formerly the governor’s top lawyer, has joined litigation and regulatory Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield as a partner. Teague, 37, was Gov. Nathan Deal’s executive counsel before resigning in December to focus on his family’s business, Baldwin Paving, in Marietta. At his new firm he rejoins an old […]

Atlanta argues South Fulton annexations before state supreme court

Written by Arielle Kass - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Mar 20, 2017 | News

As South Fulton voters prepared to cast their ballots for the city’s first government, attorneys argued Monday about the new municipality’s borders before the state supreme court. By legislation, the boundaries for the City of South Fulton were set July 1. Five South Fulton neighborhoods are still in dispute, though, because Atlanta […]

Georgia Supreme Court hears Atlanta annexation case

Written by Dave Williams, Atlanta Business Chronicle | Mar 20, 2017 | News

Legislation the General Assembly passed last year leading to the creation of the city of South Fulton should not prohibit Atlanta from annexing five neighborhoods now part of the new city, a lawyer representing Atlanta argued Monday. As a local act, House Bill 514 did not supersede the general state […]

BizJet Can’t Exit Suit Over ‘Shoddy’ Engine Repairs

Written by Nathan Hale - Law360, Miami | Feb 27, 2017 | News

Law360, Miami (February 27, 2017, 9:45 PM EST) — A Florida federal judge on Monday pared down a multimillion-dollar lawsuit accusing aircraft maintenance company BizJet of lying about its ability to service an aircraft engine on a corporate jet and performing “shoddy,” life-endangering repairs, but left intact core contractual claims. […]

Gwinnett board doing best to conduct business amid ‘racist pig’ fallout

Written by Tyler Estep - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Feb 10, 2017 | News

The well-timed chorus of coughing, meant to overwhelm whatever Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter was saying, reached a crescendo, then died down as his voice trailed off. When he tried to resume talking, it happened again. And again. And again. All four times during that Tuesday afternoon meeting, commission Chairman […]