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01.09.2020

Atlanta (January 2020) – The “Atlanta 500” – a special publication of Atlanta magazine, includes three Morris, Manning & Martin partners. The feature, subtitled “Our City’s Most Powerful Leaders,” profiles 500 luminaries in government and industry.

The MMM partners who were honored are:

  • Simon Malko, the firm’s managing partner
  • Gerald Pouncey, the chair of the firm and head of the Environmental, Infrastructure & Land Use practice
  • John Yates, chair of the Technology practice

All three are featur ...

12.19.2019

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of one of our own. On Thursday, December 12 partner Alex Woollcott passed away in his home. A member of the MMM family since 2011, Alex made a lasting impression. Partners Paul Arne and John Yates shared a beautiful tribute to Alex in The Fulton County Daily Report, which we would like to share with our clients and friends. He will truly be missed.

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A new congressional drive has been launched to expand the coverages risk retention groups (RRGs) can offer to their policyholder-owners.

Legislation, H.R. 4523, introduced by Rep. Al Green (D-TX) along with seven cosponsors, all Democrats, would allow RRGs to offer property coverage. Under current federal law, RRGs, which are a special type of captive insurance company, can only offer commercial casualty coverages—except workers compensation.

Under the legislation, like a measure introduced but ...

11.20.2019

The National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) has presented Robert "Skip" Myers, Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and NRRA General Counsel, with the Karen Cutts Award—NRRA’s highest honor. The award is
named in honor of late Risk Retention Reporter Founder and Managing Editor Karen Cutts. The Risk Retention Reporter recently interviewed Myers and discussed the RRG industry and this award. Read more by clicking on the file below. 

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11.11.2019

Atlanta (November 2019) – MMMPact, the corporate social responsibility outreach of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, has raised a total of $90,000 for The Drake House. The nonprofit, which provides housing and educational opportunities for homeless mothers and their children, is the firm’s 2019 nonprofit partner.

More than half of the funds – $57,000 – came from the firm’s annual “Cheers” wine and beer-tasting event, which was held October 25 at the Buckhead Club. In addition to the donations, the ...

While the big firms keep getting bigger, it is the back half of the AmLaw 200 that is making waves. Roy Strom, columnist of Big Law Business for Bloomberg Law, published an article that illustrates how the Second Hundred firms are beginning to flip the script of the legal market. Morris, Manning & Martin partners, David Calhoun and Scott Allen, were interviewed by Strom regarding the firm's market share, transaction numbers and competition in this column.

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11.04.2019

Atlanta (November 2019) – The State Bar of Georgia's Access to Justice Committee has selected Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP to receive 2019’s “A Business Commitment Pro Bono Business Law Award” for the extensive pro bono legal services the firm provides to the nonprofit community.

The award honors the pro bono contributions of an individual lawyer, corporate legal department or law firm to the nonprofit community and community economic development sector in Georgia. The award will be presented a ...

Atlanta, Savannah, Ga. and Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2019) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP earned 5 National rankings in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms,” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.The firm also garnered 18 Metropolitan rankings in three markets: Atlanta, Savannah and Washington, D.C. MMM has been represented in the Best Law Firms ranking since its inception in 2010.

Nationally ranked practice areas are:

  • Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 2)
  • Health Care Law (Tier ...

In this procurement involving the testing of armor protective plates, the Army awarded the contract to incumbent IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. under a best value analysis. TCSI argued that its proposal was not properly evaluated and should have been given a strength under its technical proposal that would have placed it in line for award. Without conceding the merits of TCSI’s argument, the agency agreed to open discussions and allow offerors to submit final proposal revisions. The GAO dismissed ...

10.29.2019

ATLANTA – Oct. 29, 2019 – The Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an organization of more than 120 Georgia technology leaders, will honor Atlanta tech industry pioneer, John Yates, with the Tenth Annual John Imlay Leadership Award. The ceremony will take place at 7 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Buckhead Club, click here to register.

The John Imlay Leadership Award recognizes and celebrates individuals who have shown exceptional leadership on behalf of the Georgia high-tech community. It is named in ho ...