Doug Hance is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice. Mr. Hance represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters throughout the United States with a particular emphasis on class action, product liability, and real estate litigation.
Successfully defended city development agency in putative class action regarding real estate rights, resulting in the denial of class certification.
Successfully defended retailer in putative class action regarding a consumer product, resulting in the dismissal with prejudice of the action at the pleading stage.
Successfully defended hotel brand in contract dispute regarding licensing agreement, resulting in the dismissal of the opposing party’s claims, summary judgment in favor of client, and award of attorneys’ fees to client.
Successfully defended city development agency in multi-party action regarding real estate rights, resulting in summary judgment in favor of client.
Successfully defended international real estate developer in action arising out of the planned development of a resort, resulting in summary judgment in favor of client.
Successfully defended global manufacturing company in action arising out of the use of a manufacturing facility, resulting in a favorable jury verdict.
Selected, The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Litigation – Real Estate Law, 2021 – 2023
Member, State Bar of Georgia, Class Action Section
Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section