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Atlanta (May 2019) – Volunteers from Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP are pitching in to help people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm’s efforts include delivering pro bono legal services to nonprofits, making personal protective gear, providing meals, raising funds, and much more. MMMPact – the firm’s corporate social responsibility outreach – organized much of the response; several attorneys and staff members are helping on their own.

The MMMPact Committee in the firm’s Washin ...

Atlanta (May 2020) – Ed Emerson, chair of Morris, Manning & Martin’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, has earned the top regional ranking from Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020.The practice group itself and one of its members earned recognition as well.

Emerson is ranked in the top tier of the brand new category – Band 1 in Georgia. The Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation group, which also includes partner Scott Wagner and associates Ryan Gorman ...

Atlanta/Washington, D.C. (April 2019) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP earned national rankings from Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 for three practice areas and six attorneys. In addition, two partners are ranked in the highest-possible tier for their statewide work. One is ranked in two separate categories – one national and one regional.

National rankings:

  • The International Trade Practice ranks in Band 3, with Special Counsel William Barringer plus partners Don Camer ...

Super Lawyers®, a rating service of outstanding lawyers, recently released their selections for 2020. They include 11 MMM attorneys that were recognized in 8 categories. The attorneys, the practice areas in which they are honored, and their locations are as follows:

Atlanta Office
Dan Huynh, Rising Stars, Intellectual Property Litigation
Michele Madison, Healthcare
Bob Threlkeld, Healthcare
Seslee Smith, Products Liability
David Cranshaw, Bankruptcy

Washington, D.C. Office
Bill Barringer, Internationa ...


Ashley Thomas was selected by The Health Law Section of the American Bar Association as a winner of the Emerging Young Lawyers in Healthcare Award. She has received this honor for the second consecutive year. Ashley was chosen for her broad range of achievement, vision, leadership and legal and community service in health law. She not only exemplifies professionalism and accomplishment in the field of health law, she actively participates in efforts to engage other young lawyers within the healt ...


Atlanta (April 2020) – John G. “Sonny” Morris, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, has been honored as a National Law Journal Trailblazer in Real Estate and Construction. The publication honors those who have made a significant mark on the industry they serve. This is the NLJ’s first Trailblazer issue focused specifically on Real Estate and Construction.

Morris, a senior partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Real Estate Capital Markets Practices, has 40 years of ex ...

Atlanta/Washington, D.C. (March 2020) – The growing number of legal issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic prompted Morris, Manning & Martin to establish a multi-disciplinary COVID-19 Task Force. Experienced attorneys from a wide range of practice areas will help businesses through many unexpected and potentially serious legal issues arising from the virus itself as well as shutdowns related to widespread closures. 

“Health and well-being must come first,” said Managing Partner Simon Malko. “ ...

A Letter from MMM's Managing Partner, Simon Malko

Dear Clients and Friends,

I want to update you on the actions we have taken to address the health and business risks associated with the Coronavirus. If – like other businesses – we must close a physical location, you can be assured that work on your behalf will continue as normal.

Since our primary objective is the safety and well-being of our employees and clients, firm management created and circulated a Coronavirus Outbreak Response Plan. It ...


Atlanta (March 2020) – Morris, Manning & Martin is again ranked among Atlanta’s Top Workplaces. The ranking results from a survey covering several areas of organizational health and culture including employee engagement, company leadership, pay, benefits, flexibility, training and expectations. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper partners with employment research and consulting firm Energage on the annual program.

“We are particularly proud to be included among Metro Atlanta’s best places ...


Atlanta (March 2020) – Morris, Manning & Martin announces that half of The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Top 40 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia are MMM clients. MMM’s Corporate Technology group represents 20 of the 40 companies.

“We congratulate all the companies that surpassed this milestone in their development and wish them well at the TAG Summit,” said John Yates, who chairs MMM’s Tech Group. “We will continue to work with these innovative firms, and all our clients, offering ...