Represented an individual and his five franchises, as plaintiffs, in a lawsuit against defendant regarding alleged violations of a non-competition covenant in the franchise agreements. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, finding that the non-competition covenants were void as a matter of law. This ruling was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the trial and appellate court decisions and rejected all of defendants arguments. A jury trial is requested for August or September 2009 to determine damages.

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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
Tax issues relating to biodiesel blending and exporting for largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom
Represented one of the largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom with complex federal and state tax issues related to its biodiesel blending and more
Provided legal guidance regarding CERCLA protections and potential liabilities
Provided legal guidance regarding CERCLA protections and potential liabilities associated with the foreclosure of properties contaminated by more
Syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility for regional coal producer
Representation of publicly held leading regional coal producer, as borrower, in connection with $100 million syndicated senior secured revolving more