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Atlanta (February 2020) – Daniel Huynh is now the chair of Morris, Manning & Martin’s Diversity Initiative. The Initiative is part of MMMPact, the firm’s social responsibility strategy. Huynh, a partner in the firm’s fast-growing Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation groups, says he is looking forward to the challenge.

“I look forward to carrying on the firm’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. I’m fortunate to inherit a wealth of programming aimed at promoting and ret ...

Atlanta (February 2020) – Scott Wagner, a partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, has been named to the board of directors of the Southeast Benefits Education Network (SBEN.) The nonprofit organization is a community of benefits professionals dedicated to ongoing education, networking opportunities, the cultivation of relationships and the pursuit of personal and professional development.

“The Southeast Benefits Education Network helps employers and their providers build strong working relationship ...

02.03.2020

Atlanta (February 2020) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has announced the winners of its 2019 volunteerism awards: the Wells-Graham Award for Outstanding Service and the Pro Bono Super Stars.

Matthew Sours, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Development and Finance practice, has been selected as the honoree of this year’s Wells-Graham Award. It recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond to support the firm’s corporate social responsibility initiative – MMMPact – and the community.

Sours ...

02.03.2020

Atlanta (February 2020) – Morris, Manning & Martin LLP has chosen Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (PBPA) as its 2020 MMMPact partner. PBPA matches nonprofit organizations in need of pro bono legal services with experienced transactional attorneys, counseling them on a variety of business needs ranging from contracts to employment matters to intellectual property issues.

For each of the past eight years, MMMPact, the firm’s corporate social responsibility arm, has partnered with an organization t ...

01.31.2020

Atlanta (January 2020) – The Southeast Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will honor Morris, Manning & Martin Partner Daniel Huynh at its 23rd Annual Jurisprudence Luncheon March 16 in Atlanta. The ADL will present Huynh with the 2020 Emerging Leader Award.

“Dan’s advocacy efforts on behalf of immigrants across a broad range of humanitarian and legal issues inspire other lawyers to make a difference,” noted ADL Board Chair Bernard Taylor. “For this and other pro bono work, Dan is deservi ...

01.31.2020

"Women need to feel more comfortable referring business to other women, and hiring and mentoring other women. Most men did not make it to their positions alone. They had friends and mentors helping them along the way. As women, we need to stop feeling as if we have to prove we are not favoring other women. In addition, men in our society need to make it a priority to break out of their habits where they only feel comfortable hiring and referring business to their male buddies."

Betsy Karmin rece ...

01.23.2020

Atlanta (January 2020) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has earned a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. This means that MMM has earned the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for three years in a row.

“Diversity is an important part of our firm’s culture,” said MMM Managing ...

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 ...