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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 ...

Atlanta (October 2019) – Attorney Jason Watson has joined Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP as “of counsel” in the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy practice.

“To add a lawyer of his caliber is a real win for us and our clients and makes our team that much deeper and more skilled,” said Frank DeBorde, who chairs MMM’s practice.

Watson says the strength of MMM’s practice, plus the firm culture that encourages different practices to work together, were part of the appeal. “I enjoy working with people in ...

Atlanta/Washington, D.C. (October 2019) – Morris, Manning & Martin has elected eight attorneys to become partners on January 1, 2020. The class is notable for several reasons:

  • The large class demonstrates MMM’s commitment to its strategic plan; a key component of which is sustained organic growth and a commitment to diversity.
  • Five of the eight new partners are women.
  • Three of the new partners are in the firm’s fast-growing Washington D.C. office; the largest number ever for that office.
  • The cl ...
10.08.2019

More than 13 million attorneys practice at more than 400,000 law firms in the U.S., according to the American Bar Association, and those firms are becoming increasingly specialized. This year, Forbes has partnered with market research company Statista to create our first-ever list of 243 top U.S. corporate law firms. The list indicates which firms are the most recommended in particular practice areas and is the result of survey responses from 2,500 lawyers. The honorees include not only names we ...

10.04.2019

Atlanta (October 4, 2019) – The Daily Report has named Bob Alpert and Bess Hinson, two attorneys at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, to its inaugural list of Georgia Trailblazers.

Alpert is cited for his breakthrough work defending companies in the E-cigarette/vape business and Hinson, who chairs MMM’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, is recognized for helping corporate clients preserve the sanctity of their customers’ data.

“We are proud to spotlight a handful of individuals who are true agent ...