Law Firm General Counsel in Atlanta

Law Firm General Counsel in Atlanta

Krevolin & Horst, LLC is one of the leading resources for general counsel for law firms in Atlanta, Georgia. We represent and assist lawyers. We understand the business and ethical issues that are peculiar to lawyers and law firms. On top of normal business and corporate compliance, law firms must comply with the Rules of Professional Conduct and numerous ethics opinions. We can help. The Atlanta general counselors are often called upon to draft agreements between and among lawyers, including law firm partnership agreements, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, non-equity partner agreements, of counsel agreements, and associate attorney agreements.

Atlanta General Counsel for Law Firms

Jonathan Hawkins, an Atlanta general counsel attorney, leads this team and has been recognized by his peers, achieving an AV Preeminent Peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell and consistently being named in SuperLawyers and Georgia Trend Legal Elite.

Jonathan Hawkins helps attorneys and law firm owners identify, understand, and navigate the legal, business, and ethics-related issues that stem from running a law practice. Jonathan provides customized services that include:

  • Associate, Of Counsel, and Contract Attorney Agreements
  • Business and Real Estate Agreements
  • Buying, Selling, or Closing a Practice
  • Client Intake Procedures and Retainer Agreements
  • Crisis Planning
  • Ethics and Compliance Issues
  • Fee Disputes
  • General Business Advice and Counsel
  • Lateral Movement of Attorneys
  • Law Firm Dissolutions
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Risk Management
  • Staff Employment Advice
  • Succession Planning

When disputes between or among lawyers and law firms arise, our Atlanta general counsel lawyers assist in dispute resolution through mediation and negotiation. If that approach is unsuccessful, we have experience litigating and trying disputes arising out of lateral movement, partner withdrawal, and law firm dissolution. We also have experience litigating attorney fee disputes.

Contact Jonathan Hawkins, an experienced Atlanta general counsel attorney at Krevolin & Horst, LLC.

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