DEF Institutes Mandatory Work-From-Home Status in Response to COVID-19
"In order to decrease the spread of COVID-19, and in compliance with the CDC's recommendations to implement the use of social distancing strategies, Drew Eckl & Farnham has made the decision to institute a mandatory work-from -home status for all of our offices starting on March 17.
Despite the closing of our physical offices, we will continue providing our clients with exceptional legal services." ... Continue Reading
In an article published by the Fulton County Daily Report, Jeff Ward's defense verdict for client Terex Corp. was featured on December 26, 2019. "The defense logged a win in a federal trial involving claims that two commercial off-road wood chippers were unreliable and prone to breakdowns, and that the manufacturer breached its warranties. Lawyers for the plaintiff, a south Georgia company that rents out equipment and provides services for clearing timber, had asked the jury to award nearly $1.3 million, said Jeffrey Ward of Drew Eckl & Farnham's Brunswick office." ... Continue Reading
Drew Eckl & Farnham's Corporate & Transaction team negotiated a transaction on behalf of the Fox Theatre regarding a partnership between the Fox Theatre and the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC). ... Continue Reading
Barbara A. Marschalk co-presented the Civil Case Law Update to Georgia trial judges who attended the annual State Court Judges' Spring Conference at Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier, Buford, Georgia on May 16, 2019. During this presentation, Ms. Marschalk identified and discussed key appellate decisions from both the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court that impact the trial judges who preside over a wide variety of civil cases. ... Continue Reading
Randy Moody and Sean Hannay obtained summary judgment in a case alleging defamation, tortious interference with business relations, tortious interference with contractual relations against a nonprofit adult assistance facility. Plaintiff had alleged a laundry list of claims that DEF defeated with proof or privilege, immunity, good faith, and absence of publication and interference. ... Continue Reading