Drew Eckl & Farnham Partner Elissa Haynes was recently featured in a Law360 article, Georgia’s Biggest Appellate Rulings of 2021 So Far. Haynes, who is the Chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group, shared insights on how these rulings have potential to impact future cases.
“Georgia attorneys’ reactions to the new rule seem to be mixed, though most agree litigants should not be allowed to sit quietly through closing arguments and then object for the first time on appeal, said Elissa Haynes, an appellate attorney and partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP.
‘It gives clarity,’ she said. ‘I think it’s going to result in more people being careful about writing motions in limine, people getting appellate counsel involved early on in cases and things like that.'”Rosie Manins, Elissa Haynes, Law 360 (2021).
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