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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 ...

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 ...

The National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) will present Robert “Skip” Myers, Jr. with the 2019 Karen Cutts Achievement Award at their 2019 National Conference held in Chicago. Skip has been involved with NRRA for three decades and has been their general counsel for the past 17 years. Skip recently sat down with NRRA to discuss their decades-long relationship, the RRG industry and receiving the Karen Cutts Achievement Award. Read the full interview here.

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09.04.2019

Atlanta (Sept. 4, 2019) – Morris Manning & Martin, LLP today becomes one of only a few dozen firms nationally to earn both Mansfield Accreditations from Diversity Lab. It earned both the Mansfield 2.0 and 2.0 Plus certifications — measuring representations by women and racially diverse lawyers.

  • The firm is one of only 64 in the U.S. to achieve the new Mansfield 2.0 certification, which measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered at least 30 percent women, lawyers of color, and LGBT ...
08.16.2019

Atlanta (August 15, 2019) — Morris, Manning & Martin partner Carl Westmoreland was named a 2020 Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year in Atlanta for Land Use & Zoning Law. Lawyer of the Year indicates the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Westmoreland will be recognized in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

“Carl is widely-recognized as a leader in Land Use & Zoning in the Metro Atlanta area,” said MMM Managing Partner Simon Ma ...

Atlanta/Savannah, Ga./Washington, D.C. (August 15, 2019) — The 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© includes 27 attorneys who practice in Morris, Manning & Martin’s Atlanta, Savannah and Washington, D.C. offices. The attorneys were chosen by their peers for inclusion in the prestigious annual list. Best Lawyers honors attorneys Tom Gryboski in Atlanta and Rusty Ross in Savannah in two categories each.

The attorneys, the practice areas in which they are honored, and their locations are as ...

Atlanta (August 2019) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP’s E-Cigarette/Vape Practice is experiencing notable increases in activity. Launched to serve the rapidly-growing electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) industry, the attorneys in the group represent a wide range of vaping and e-cig retailers, distributors, and manufacturers in the U.S. and China.

Led by partner Bob Alpert, the team works in state and federal courts defending product liability claims arising from allegedly defective vape d ...