Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

MMM Elects Four to Partnership, Jeffrey K. Douglass, Brian M. Harris, Seth Weiner and Jason P. Wright Elected MMM Partners

11.19.2009

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (MMM) has elected four attorneys to become partners effective January 1, 2010. They are associates Jeff Douglass, Brian Harris and Seth Weiner and of counsel Jason Wright. Respectively they are representatives of the firm’s litigation, employment, corporate and government practices.

“During their years with the firm, these four attorneys have made great contributions to growing their various practices and each will be a terrific addition to the partnership,” said Managing Partner Robert E. Saudek.

“The election of Jeff, Brian, Seth and Jason to our partnership points to the firm’s ongoing health and vitality,” added Managing Partner-Elect Louise M. Wells. “Their ongoing contributions will keep MMM moving forward for many years.”

Jeffrey K. Douglass practices in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on class action and product liability lawsuits. Douglass frequently serves as national or regional coordinating counsel for clients in complex, high exposure cases, and devotes a significant amount of his practice to defending class actions, including product liability, consumer fraud, insurance, real estate and sales tax class actions, in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Douglass received his law degree from the University of Georgia.

Brian M. Harris is widely respected for his work in the employment law field. Harris focuses on representing and counseling public and private companies with regard to employment law, executive compensation and restrictive covenants. In addition, Harris offers clients guidance with respect to multi-state employment concerns, including compliance issues and policy and procedure reviews. Harris received his law degree from Duke University School of Law.

Seth K. Weiner is a veteran of the corporate, securities and real estate industries. His practice concentrates on representing public and private companies in general corporate matters, securities offerings and compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. Weiner has significant experience assisting public companies, including REITs and real estate limited partnerships, with respect to initial public offerings and secondary offerings. Weiner received his law degree from the University of Michigan.

Jason P. Wright is a member of the firm’s litigation section. His practice has an emphasis on direct and inverse condemnation litigation representing both property owners and governmental entities in matters related to all types of property, including multi-use, business, industrial, residential and unimproved acreage. Wright also focuses on construction, environmental litigation, trademark and intellectual property litigation, corporate disputes and healthcare regulatory compliance. He is experienced in complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate levels and has successfully handled numerous administrative hearings and appeals. Wright was selected as a Georgia Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine in 2009 and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law.

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin (www.mmmlaw.com) is a full-service commercial law firm representing domestic and international clients throughout the United States. Our mission is to be the firm of choice for clients seeking the most creative, comprehensive and effective legal services available. Our legal solutions are delivered by industry-focused, diverse, involved lawyers who are dedicated to our clients’ success, whether in a transaction, in court or in the everyday course of business.

Morris, Manning & Martin enjoys national prominence for its intellectual property, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, green industry, environmental, capital markets, healthcare, insurance, litigation and technology practices. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei and Washington, D.C.

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