Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Development and financing of Tournament Players Club golf course for PGA Tour
Represented the PGA Tour and the affiliated Tournament Players Club in the development and financing of a TPC golf course. more
Boardman Petroleum, Inc. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Boardman Petroleum in two significant actions resulting in reported decisions. The first action was brought in the more
Merger of a major Georgia vision care retailer
Conducted due diligence review of labor and employment issues, with an emphasis on wage and hour issues under federal and state law, for a major more
Hospital/Physician Joint Venture
Represented Ty Cobb Healthcare in formation of hospital-physician joint venture. Joint Venture formed to own and operate a new consolidated hospital more