The Daily Report Recognizes DEF's newly Elected Partners
"The Daily Report recognized DEF’s four newly elected partners, who all happen to be women. Already partner, Jennifer Parrott, has been promoted to equity partner, while Vivian Fisher, Whitney Lay Greene and Melody Kiella have been announced as partners.
The Daily Report article highlights our firm’s first ever partnership class composed of all women. “Drew Eckl’s partnership did not overtly aim to elect an all-female class, said the Atlanta firm’s managing partner, Joe Chancey, but it does point to an increased focus, as at many firms, on supporting women lawyers." ... 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