Jeff Horst is Krevolin Horst’s senior litigator and “a go-to lawyer for referrals.” Jeff handles 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 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.
“I found his trial preparation to be the most thorough I’ve ever experienced.”
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 also has a very successful track record for appeals winning over 80 percent. He has won three cases of first impression in the Georgia Supreme Court and one in the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Corporate Governance and Business Divorces
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets