2 Our practice focuses on corporate, technology, commercial real estate, environmental, trial and appellate litigation including white collar defense and Qui Tam/False Claims Act/Whistleblower claims. We are agile, creative, and responsive. Our clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, and companies nationwide ranging from start-ups to large, publicly traded and privately held businesses. Through our affiliation with Primerus, a network of high quality, small firms, we can service our clients needs in every state and throughout the world. All of our partners have been recognized as tops in their field by various publications such as Best Lawyers, Georgia Trend Magazine s Legal Elite, Chambers USA America s Leading Business Lawyers, and Super Lawyers. All of our lawyers have worked at large firms, and many served as law clerks to federal judges. We have been involved in a number of high profile cases that have been written about in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Tampa Tribune, Raleigh News & Observer, National Law Journal, the Fulton County Daily Report, the Gainesville Times, the Atlanta Business Chronicle and others. We are responsive, we shoot straight, we make realistic commitments and do what we promise. We work hard every day to achieve our clients' objectives. We help our clients achieve their goals and solve their problems by providing timely, creative, and cost-effective advice. We bring enthusiasm, innovation, entrepreneurial zeal, and commitment to advancing the interest of our clients so we: Expertise respect our clients and their objectives. seek better and more effective methods of reaching our client s objectives. strive to provide the highest quality service to our clients, while observing the highest standards of integrity and ethics. We are creative - our intellectual acuity helps us see solutions where others don t. Experience enables us to quickly grasp the business and legal issues faced by our clients. Judgment enables us to provide effective advice that advances the interests of our clients. Knowledge ensures that our clients benefit from the latest thinking and solutions to legal and business issues. We remain at the leading edge of business and legal issues through membership and active participation in various industry and legal associations. Cost effective Our low overhead, efficient use of personnel resources, and technology platform permit us to provide highly effective legal services at price levels that are substantially below the prices charged by our large firm competitors. One Atlantic Center 1201 West Peachtree Street NW Suite 3250 Atlanta, GA Phone: (404) Toll Free: (866) Fax: (404)
3 DOUGLAS P. KREVOLIN Recognized by his peers and named in the Georgia Super Lawyers list since 2004, Georgia Trend's Legal Elite since 2007 and Chambers Small Business USA , Doug Krevolin has focused his practice for more than 30 years on representing entrepreneurs, emerging-growth companies, owner-managed businesses, real estate developers, and lenders. PRACTICE AREAS Business Transactions Corporate Law Commercial Real Estate Financing Transactions Technology J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1982 Doug has represented clients in acquiring and closing loans on all types of real property, from raw land to shopping centers, office buildings, apartment complexes, storage facilities, and hotels, and has represented clients in the development, financing, leasing and sale of properties throughout the Southeast. He is outside general counsel to a number of businesses and regularly advises clients on formation, financing, acquisitions and sales, contracts, corporate governance matters, technology licensing and shareholder disputes. Doug is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Emory University School of Law. B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 1979 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS Atlanta Bar Association, Member Banking and Business Law Section Corporate Law Section Real Property Section State Bar of Georgia, Member Real Property Section
4 JEFFREY D. HORST PRACTICE AREAS Business Torts Contracts Corporate Governance Employment Entertainment Franchise Intellectual Property Securities Litigation Shareholder Disputes Trade Secrets Litigation J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law, 1983 Recipient, Rebecca Topper Memorial Award, 1983 Ohio State Moot Court Distinguished Achievement Awards, (1981,1983) Law Journal: Ohio State Law Journal, B.Ph., Miami University, 1979 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS Ohio U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio Georgia U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit JeffHorstisKrevolin&Horst'sseniorlitigator. JeffisaFellow in the American Academy of Trial Counsel. Less than 1/2 of 1% of the lawyers in the United States are selected for this honor. He was nominated by his peers and selected by Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers for Business as one of the top business litigators in Atlanta. Jeff is described as a "successful trial lawyer with a bright mind and independent style." Also based on peer recommendations, Jeff has been selected multiple times by Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite as one of Georgia's most effective lawyers. Typically, lawyers are so designated for business litigation out of 37,000 Georgia lawyers. Jeff also has been selected every year since 2004 by Atlanta Magazine/Georgia Law & Politics/Super Lawyers as one of the top business litigators in Georgia. These awards represent an exceptional achievement for a lawyer from a small firm in Atlanta. Jeff has handled a wide variety of business related disputes in the areas of appeals, business torts, contracts, corporate governance, covenants not to compete, employment, entertainment, franchise, insurance coverage, intellectual property, officer and director liability, professional liability, securities litigation, shareholder disputes, and trade secrets. Jeff has tried cases in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, and Texas, which have lasted from 2 days to 7 months. Jeff has been involved in a number of high profile matters that have been written about in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Tampa Tribune, Raleigh News & Observer, National Law Journal, Fulton County Daily Report, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and Gainesville Times (Georgia). Jeff served as one of the principal trial counsel for the defense in Avnet, Inc. v. Wyle Labs., Inc. Avnet was seeking over $300 million in damages, and the case was tried for five months in Tampa, Florida. The jury reached a defense verdict which the National Law Journal selected as one of the top 10 defense verdicts. MEMBERSHIPS Atlanta Bar Association, Member Litigation Section Sole Practitioners/Small Firm Section Lawyers Club of Atlanta Bond Community Federal Credit Union Board of Directors
5 REPRESENTATIVE CASES Oliver and derivative plaintiff AgGeorgia Farm Credit v. William Newberry and Alton Thornton (2009 jury verdict in favor of K&H's clients in a shareholder derivative case). Hansen & Hansen Enterprises, Inc. et al. v. SCSJ Enterprises, Inc. et al., 2009 WL (Ga.App.) (reversing trial court s vacatur of arbitration award in franchise dispute). M. Vincent Murphy III v. Robert A. McMaster, 2009 WL No. S09A0799 (affirming denial of preliminary injunction concerning control and management of apartment complexes). Professional Energy Management, Inc. v. Necaise, 2009 WL (Ga.App. Sept. 25, 2009)(affirming partial dismissal of business tort claims). Ledford v. Smith, 274 Ga. App. 714, 618 S.E. 2d 627 (2005), (reconsideration denied), cert. denied, Ledford v. Smith, 2005 Ga. LEXIS 868 (Nov. 18, 2005) (summary judgment awarded in trial and appellate courts for officer and director defendants on multimillion dollar corporate governance claims.) Petroleum Logistics Corp. v. IBS Software, (2007 arbitration verdict in distributor termination case including a substantial attorneys fees award). Stewart v. Smith, 291 Ga. App. 86 (2008)(affirming dismissal of summary judgment in defamation and invasion of privacy suit arising from publication of libelous book). Mixon v. Perical Solutions LLC, (2007 arbitration verdict for a minority LLC member on corporate governance claims). Huffman v. Armenia, 284 Ga. App. 822, 645 S.E.2d 23 (2007), cert denied sub nom., Wilkinson v. Huffman, 2007 Ga. LEXIS 554 (Ga. July 12, 2007) (the court of appeals affirmed the appointment of a receiver on an emergency basis on behalf of the minority shareholders and sanctions against two of the officer and director defendants and their lawyers). TUG Liquidation, LLC v. Atwood, 2004 Bankr. LEXIS 2383 (Bankr. M.D.N.C. June 16, 2004) (Prosecution of corporate governance and business tort claims seeking $27+ million by software company and its largest creditor against officers and directors). OTHER REPORTED CASES Jimmy Smith Racing Tires, Inc. v. Ashleman, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS (U.S.D.C. N.D. Ga. Sept.19, 2006). Chemence, Inc. v. MacDermid Printing Solutions, L.L.C., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS (U.S.D.C. N.D. Ga. April 27, 2006). Avado Brands, Inc. v. KPMG LLP, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96156, (U.S.D.C. N.D. Ga. March 3, 2006) (arbitration compelled in complex tax strategies case including claims of accounting malpractice and business torts). Keeter v. KPMG LLP, 2005U.S.Dist. LEXIS (U.S.D.C. N.D. Ga. May 16, 2005) (arbitration compelled in complex tax strategies case). CLASSES & SEMINARS TAUGHT Speaker, Practical Litigation Issues for Closely Held Businesses, November 2007 Speaker, The Privilege Against Self Incrimination in Civil RICO Cases, RICO Seminar, November 2005 Faculty, Emory Trial Techniques Program, 1993 to present Lecturer, Trial Practice, 1997, 2001 Lecturer, Georgia Trade Secrets Law, 1996, 2002
6 GERARDO M. BALBONI Gerry Balboni has over twenty years of corporate law experience representing companies and individuals that buy, sell, and invest in growth businesses. Gerry represents growth companies seeking venture capital investment, venture capital and private equity funds, buyers and sellers of businesses, and licensors and licensees of technology and software. Gerry speaks to groups on topics such as software licensing, acquisition of technology companies, venture capital, and controlling legal costs in corporate finance transactions. PRACTICE AREAS Corporate Securities Mergers/Acquisitions Venture Capital Intellectual Property J.D., cum laude, The Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, 1984 M.B.A., The Graduate School of Business of Stetson University in DeLand, 1977 B.A., University of South Florida, 1975 MEMBERSHIPS American Bar Association State Bar of Georgia Atlanta Venture Forum Technology Alliance of Georgia Computer Law Association Committees on the Law of Cyberspace Gerry has written the recent developments column for the Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and has written articles on topics involving venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and taxation. Gerry is a member of and an active participant in the Atlanta Venture Forum, the Technology Alliance of Georgia, the Computer Law Association, the committees on the Law of Cyberspace, Small Business, and Negotiated Acquisitions of the Business and Banking Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the Technology Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Gerry refounded Balboni Law Group LLC in February of Prior to refounding Balboni Law Group LLC, Gerry was a partner in the ebusiness and technology group of Baker Donelson Bearman and Caldwell, PC from February 2001 to February 2003, a partner of Balboni Law Group LLC from June 1995 through February 2001, a partner in the corporate technology group of Morris, Manning and Martin from October 1993 until May 1995, an associate in the corporate finance group at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy from January 1988 to October 1993, and an associate in the corporate department of Parker, Johnson, Cook & Dunlevie (now the Atlanta office of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice) from June 1984 to December 1987.
7 BARBARA H. GALLO Barbara Gallo handles permitting, compliance, and enforcement issues in all areas of environmental law; advises on the development and implementation of sustainable practices; advises on climate change issues; handles civil and administrative litigation; advises on legislative and rulemaking issues; and assists in corporate and real estate transactions. Her clients have included manufacturers, energy and alternative energy companies, recyclers, waste hauling and waste disposal companies, wastewater treatment facilities, healthcare providers, developers, lenders, and local governments. PRACTICE AREAS Environmental Corporate Real Estate J.D., Cumberland School of Law, magna cum laude, 1981 B.A., Georgia State University, 1973 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS Atlanta Bar Associate State Bar of Georgia Alabama State Bar MEMBERSHIPS Association of Women Environmental Professionals, (Steering Committee, present) Georgia Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association Environmental Law Institute Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Member of the Georgia Conservancy Atlanta Women's Foundation Ms. Gallo is listed as one of the leading environmental attorneys in Georgia by Chambers & Partners in its publication Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers and is noted as having been "praised by clients for her 'extreme depth of knowledge'." Ms. Gallo is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for the specialty of Environmental Law and has been identified annually as a Georgia Super Lawyer and one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia. Ms. Gallo has been in private practice since From 1984 to 1996, she served in the Georgia Department of Law's Environmental Division. As a senior assistant attorney general, she handled enforcement matters in all areas of environmental law; defended numerous permits, particularly solid waste permits, that were challenged by permit holders or third parties; managed the legal representation for the state's hazardous waste program, which was the first state program in the nation to receive full authorization; defended various state agencies in Superfund cases; negotiatednaturalresourcedamageclaimsforthestate;andassistedin drafting the Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act, commonly known as the State Superfund Law, and the accompanying regulations. In addition to representing the Georgia Environmental Protection Division while serving in the Attorney General's office, Ms. Gallo represented the Georgia Department of Agriculture. She counseled the Department on pesticide regulation; food, drug, and cosmetic regulation, and veterinary issues.
8 REPRESENTATIVE CASES REPORTED DECISIONS OTHER REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Couch v. Parker, S06A0229. S06A0261., Supreme Court Of Georgia, 280 Ga. 580; 630 S.E.2d 364; 2006 Ga. LEXIS 239 (April 25, 2006). Prevented a neighboring property owner from defeating issuance of consent order negotiated with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. Parker v. Scrap Metal Processors, Inc., 386 F.3d 993; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS (11th Cir. Ga. 2004). Engaged by Defendants after judgment entered against Defendants on jury verdict and obtained reversal of substantial damage awards. Board of Natural Res. v. Duke Energy Sandersville, L.L.C., 257 Ga. App. 815; 572 S.E.2d 356; 2002 Ga. App. LEXIS 1317 (Ga. Ct. App. 2002). Obtained declaratory judgment from superior court, which held that automatic stay rule did not apply to the issuance of an air permit UNREPORTED DECISIONS Counseledlocalgovernmentsinconnectionwith the privatization of water and wastewater systems. Prevented disclosure by Georgia EPD of alleged trade secret information regarding CFC-substitute used as blowing agent by building products manufacturer. Successfully defended citizen suit brought under the Clean Air Act to prevent construction of electric power plant. Obtained the necessary permits for the construction and operation of electric power plants owned and operated by various independent power producers. Participated in interstate negotiations over water rights. Charles Thomson v. Municipal Court of the City of Duluth and City of Duluth, Georgia, Superior Court Of Gwinnett County, Georgia (2006). Represented a construction and demolition waste hauler in successfully preventing enforcement of a local ordinance preventing competition within its jurisdiction. Obtained stream buffer variances and wetlands permits for various residential and commercial development projects. Taliaferro County v. Complex Environmental, Superior Court Of Fulton County, Georgia (2006). Successfully defended Georgia EPD s denial of solid waste handling permit to private operator seeking permit for landfill in Taliaferro County.
9 ZAHRA S. KARINSHAK Zahra Karinshak focuses her practice on white collar criminal matters, corporate internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. For the past 8 years, Zahra served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. As a federal prosecutor, Zahra gained extensive experience in conducting grand jury investigations, trials and prosecuting cases involving fraud, public corruption, money laundering, violent crimes, child exploitation, and immigration. PRACTICE AREAS Criminal Prosecution Investigation Grand Jury Indictment Trial Appeal Post-conviction Litigation Zahra has briefed and argued cases before the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to serving as a federal prosecutor, Zahra served as the Deputy Executive Counsel to Georgia Governor Roy Barnes, was an associate at Sutherland, and clerked for The Honorable J.L. Edmondson, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Zahra is a graduate of Emory University School of Law, Order of the Coif, with distinction, was a Sidney Parks Scholar, and Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Law Journal. Zahra received her B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy. She was a Captain in the Air Force serving as an intelligence officer and was the top graduatefromintelligenceschool, with the highest academic average in the course s history. Zahra received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and other awards. J.D., Emory University School of Law, Order of the Coif, with distinction,1994 Emory Law Journal, Editor-in- Chief Student Bar Association B.S., Minor in Arabic, United States Air Force Academy, with honors,1989 Superintendent s List Distinguished Graduate in Political Science Top Graduate in Law Soaring Instructor Pilot, Wing and Group Command Staffs, Intercollegiate Cross Country Team BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS Georgia 11 th Circuit Court of Appeals PUBLICATIONS Relics of the Past: To Whom Do They Belong? The Effect of Archaeological Dig on Property Rights, 46 Emory L.J. 867 (1997) MEMBERSHIPS State Bar of Georgia, Member Atlanta Bar Association, Member
10 STANLEY G. BRADING PRACTICE AREAS Bonds & Tax Incentives Corporate Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Transactions L.L.M., Taxation, Emory University, Certified Public Accountant, 1984 Stan Brading practices in the areas of corporate, health care, entertainment, real estate and tax law, with specialization in tax-exempt bond financing and tax credits. He has extensive experience in the representation of health care facilities and has closed over $700 million of tax-exempt bond financings related to such facilities, including assisted living, seniors housing and continuing care retirement communities. In addition, he has specialized expertise in the low-income housing tax credit and entertainment tax credit and the specialized legal issues relating to acquisitions and investments involving these tax credits. He has lectured in The Tax Exempt Organizations in Georgia Seminar sponsored by Lorman Education Services from 1997 to 2008 and has spoken on a variety of topics in the Health Law in Georgia Seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute. In addition, he has been a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences on tax exempt bonds, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Entertainment Tax Credit. Mr. Brading received a B.S. in Accounting from Duke University (cum laude, 1974), and a J.D. from the Washington and Lee School of Law (cum laude, 1979), where he served on the National Moot Court Team. He obtained a L.L.M. degree in Taxation from Emory University in 1984, and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Krevolin & Horst, Stan was a partner at Miller & Martin. J.D., cum laude,washington and Lee School of Law,1979 National Moot Court Team B.S., cum laude, Accounting, Duke University,1974 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS State Bar of Georgia MEMBERSHIPS State Bar of Georgia, Member Lawyers Club of Atlanta American Association of Attorney/CPA s Assisted Living Federation of America, Georgia Chapter, Board Member National Duke University Alumni Association Atlanta Film Festival, Board of Directors
11 HEMANT M. PIDURU Hemant Piduru is an Associate at Krevolin & Horst LLC, focusing his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and general corporate matters. PRACTICE AREAS Corporate Law Commercial & Contract Law Commercial Real Estate/Financing Mergers & Acquisitions Securities Software Licensing, Distribution, & Outsourcing Venture Capital Hemant handles all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, representing both lenders and borrowers, while meeting business objectives cost effectively. He counsels senior management on a variety of business, strategic, and risk management issues in connection with corporate formation, mergers, acquisitions, private equity, reorganizations, dispositions, employment, intellectual property, and governance. Hemant's experience includes representing a public entity involved in a tax increment financing redevelopment project, representing purchasers of television and radio stations, and assisting a lender engaged in a sub-prime commercial lending program. After graduating from Emory University s Goizueta Business School, Hemant obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Additionally, Hemant successfully pursued his Master of Science in Real Estate from Georgia State University. Prior to joining Krevolin & Horst, Hemant was an Associate at Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP. M.S.R.E., Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business, 2010 J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude, 2005 B.B.A., Finance and Venture Management, Emory University Goizueta Business School, 2001 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS State Bar of Florida State Bar of Georgia PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS State Bar of Georgia, Member State Bar of Georgia, Banking and Business Law Section State Bar of Georgia, Technology Law Section
12 VALERIE BARTON Valerie Barton is a highly credentialed corporate attorney with realworld managerial and finance experience. Valerie s practice includes the negotiation of stock/asset acquisitions, mergers, debt/equity financing transactions, business start-up activities and the resolution of business disputes. She assists clients in decision making for all stages of business growth, from the preparation of initial business plans to the consummation of exit strategies. Valerie studied at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom as an Exchange Scholar for two years before completing her Bachelor of Arts in History at the University of South Carolina. She continued on at USC and obtained her Master of International Business, then later graduated in the top 10% of her class from Emory University School of Law. PRACTICE AREAS Business Disputes Corporate Mergers/Acquisitions Financial Transactions Now a passive investor, Valerie was the previous Owner/Manager of Garden*Hood, LLC located in Grant Park. Prior to her horticultural business venture, Valerie was a Senior Corporate Associate at Lock Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP. J.D., Emory University School of Law, With Honors, 2002 Atlanta Law School Fellow Emory Law Journal, Associate Editor M.I.B., University of South Carolina, 1988 B.A., University of South Carolina, Magna Cum Laude,1986 Exchange Scholar, University of Warwick, 1985 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS State Bar of Georgia U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS State Bar of Georgia
13 CHRISTOPHER E. ADAMS Chris is an associate at Krevolin & Horst. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and education law. Chris handles a variety of business litigation involving constitutional law, business torts, contracts, appeals, and trade secrets. A former elementary school teacher with Teach for America, Chris also works with charter schools on funding issues and to establish relationships with educational management organizations ( EMOs ) and other partners. Chris remains active in the Atlanta education community. He is on the site selection committee for a charter school in Atlanta and is an active member of the Young Professionals for Education Equity. He has also published two legal articles that address education issues at the state and national levels. PRACTICE AREAS Appeals Commercial Litigation Education Law Employment Law Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets Professional Liability Chris clerked for the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Before joining Krevolin & Horst, Chris was a litigation associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in Washington, DC, where he handled complex commercial litigation and appellate work. Chris graduated from Emory University School of Law, Order of the Coif, with honors, where he was a Woodruff Scholar, and Articles Editor of the Emory Law Review. J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2007 Woodruff Scholar Order of the Coif Emory Law Review, Articles Editor B.A., Political Science and Environmental Studies, Emory University, 2000 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS State Bar of Georgia PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS Atlanta Bar Association, Member
14 PRACTICE AREAS Appeals Business Torts Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Corporate Internal Investigations Covenants Not to Compete Insurance Disputes Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets Professional Liability Securities Litigation J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004 B.A., The College of New Jersey, summa cum laude, Political Science, 2001 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS State Bar of Georgia State Bar of New York State Bar of New Jersey TS/SCI Security Clearance United States District Court of the Northern District of Georgia United States District Court for the District of New Jersey PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section State Bar of Georgia Federal Bar Association MICHAEL A. BOUTROS Michael is an associate at Krevolin & Horst. He handles a wide variety of business litigation in the areas of accountant liability, business torts, appeals, contract, copyright and trademark protection, corporate governance, and trade secrets. Michael earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from The College of New Jersey with a minors in International Studies and History. After graduating from law school, Michael worked for two years with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in both the litigation and corporate departments, volunteered in Montpellier, France in a children s hospital assisting in recreational and educational activities, then went on to clerk for the Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
15 A. JARROD JENKINS Jarrod handles a variety of business litigation in the areas of copyright and trademark protection, trade secrets, employment statutes (i.e. Title VII, ADEA, ADA), and business torts. Jarrod Jenkins is a 2006 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at UNC, Jarrod was President his Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. chapter and a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Jarrod spent two summers interning in Washington, DC as a member of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship. PRACTICE AREAS JarrodthenattendedtheUniversityofGeorgiawherehegraduatedwitha JD/MPA. Jarrod served as Managing Editor of the Georgia Law Review and was selected as a UGA Amazing Student. After leaving UGA, Jarrod clerked for the Honorable Marc T. Treadwell in the Middle District of Georgia. Business Torts Complex Civil Litigation Corporate Law Employment Law Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets M.P.A., The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs, 2010 J.D., The University of Georgia School of Law, 2010 B.A., The University of North Carolina, 2006 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS Georgia, 2010 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS State Bar of Georgia Intellectual Property Section Technology Section Institute for Responsible Citizenship
16 ELIZABETH O BRIEN BURKE ElizabethBurkeisanexperiencedlitigatorwithabackgroundinbothciviland criminal matters. Her current practice consists of a broad range of business litigation. She routinely advises clients concerning actual or potential litigation in Georgia and elsewhere in the United States. Prior to joining Krevolin & Horst, Beth spent more than eight years as a litigator in Washington D.C. at Williams & Connolly LLP, one of the nation's premier litigation firms. During her tenure at Williams & Connolly, Beth s practice consisted of a wide variety of complex civil litigation, including professional malpractice, negligence and other torts, intellectual property, and contractual issues, as well as state and federal criminal litigation, and other administrative matters. Beth represented individuals and corporations in state and federal courts and in arbitration, and successfully defended matters on appeal. PRACTICE AREAS Appeals Business Torts Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Corporate Internal Investigations Covenants Not to Compete Insurance Disputes Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets Professional Liability Securities Litigation Before joining Williams & Connolly, Beth served as law clerk to the Honorable Orinda Evans, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Beth received her bachelor s degree from the University of Michigan with high honors, and is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. Beth is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, and the Georgia Supreme Court. She is also a member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers. J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, 1997 B.A., University of Michigan, with high distinction, 1992 BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS United States Supreme Court Georgia District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals, 11 th Circuit U.S. District Courts Northern District of Georgia Maryland District of Columbia PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS American Bar Association Georgia Association of Women Lawyers