Areas of Practice
COMMERCIAL BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITORS' RIGHTS
Our attorneys work as a team in the representation of clients during times of financial distress, insolvency, and bankruptcy to help our clients mitigate and manage the risks associated with their specific situation. We have represented clients in workouts, Chapter 11 proceedings, debtors and creditors in state court actions, and in defending and prosecuting claims in bankruptcy preference actions, voidable transactions, and other insolvency matters. Our attorneys are some of the best in this business in the southeast.
COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS LITIGATION
Our team of attorneys represent individuals, business owners, and companies in numerous commercial and business litigation matters. Our extensive legal experience coupled with our advocacy skills position our clients for success in litigation matters. We prepare for every argument that may be presented to fight for our clients. Our preparedness, skills, experiences, and reputation are the keys to success.
HIGHER EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATION
We represent institutions of higher education and their affiliated endowments and foundations. Our team of experienced attorneys assist institutions facing complex legal and regulatory issues related to accreditation, corporate and fiduciary governance, endowments and foundations, and litigation matters.
ESTATE PLANNING, WEALTH PRESERVATION, AND PROBATE
We help client create a legacy, protect their loved ones, and preserve their assets for ultimate disposition. Our clients have many goals including looking to prepare for illness or incapacity, tax minimization, personal planning strategies, or to create a framework for their ultimate legacy. We work with our clients and their other advisors to achieve these goals. We also help clients during the difficult days following the passing of a loved one with our probate services. We also help clients with litigation regarding estate, trust, and probate matters.
We help our clients as business and corporate advisors understanding all aspects of their business. We learn about each client's culture, goals, and mission to provide strategic legal and business counsel. From business formation to corporate governance and compliance issues to contract drafting and negotiations, we advise our clients through all stages of the business life cycle. We provide personal and detailed advice to help our clients’ businesses thrive in an ever-changing business, legal, and regulatory environment.
Our attorneys represent clients in various tax law matters including advising them on disputes with taxing authorities, executive and deferred compensation planning, income tax planning, state and local tax planning, offers in compromise, and voluntary disclosure agreements.