Krevolin & Horst Defeats Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Achieves Walk-Away Settlement on Behalf of Former Franchisee

Krevolin & Horst attorneys Halsey G. Knapp, Jr. and Kana Caplan recently represented five parties accused of violating restrictive covenants to their former franchisor, Liberty Tax.  Liberty Tax requested that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia enjoin the former franchisee.  Knapp and Caplan defeated the Motion for a Preliminary Injunction […]

Joyce Gist Lewis and Adam Sparks discuss their fight to protect voter rights in Georgia

Partners Joyce Gist Lewis and Adam Sparks, who lead K&H’s election law practice, are featured in the most recent edition of Primerus’ Paradigm magazine. The election law practice at Krevolin & Horst began during the run-up to the midterm races of 2018, and the firm has represented voting rights advocacy groups, Democratic committees, and individual […]

David Gallo Co-authors Amicus Brief in Eleventh Circuit Case Regarding Standards for Vacating International Arbitration Awards

David Gallo, along with Glenn Hendrix of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, authored an amicus brief urging the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold Circuit precedent barring courts from vacating international arbitration awards rendered in the U.S. under domestic vacatur standards. The amicus brief was submitted on August 15, 2022 on behalf of the Atlanta […]

David Gallo to present at Atlanta International Arbitration Society’s Annual Conference

On September 12, 2022, David Gallo will join practitioners and experts from around the world to present at the 11th Annual Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS) Conference.  David will be a panelist for Practical Approaches to Managing International Commercial Arbitrations: Diverse Perspectives of Industry Players and a discussion leader for Recent Developments in Enforcement and […]

David Gallo and Jacob Edwards successfully challenge jurisdiction of arbitrator and secure dismissal of all claims

David and Jake represented a Coin Operated Amusement Machine (COAM) Master licensee in an arbitration brought by another COAM licensee.  Claimant alleged that the firm’s client received, but failed to pay for, nearly $1mm worth of COAM-related equipment.  The firm filed a successful challenge to the arbitrator’s jurisdiction, resulting in the dismissal all claims and […]

Krevolin & Horst grows and diversifies its practice with addition of multiple attorneys

Krevolin & Horst continues to grow, adding three attorneys to its corporate/M&A practice. A commercial real estate associate and litigation associate have also joined the firm. Jennifer Whitton joins Krevolin & Horst as a partner and new leader of KH’s healthcare practice, coming from BakerHostetler’s Atlanta office. Jennifer brings more than a decade of experience […]

U.S. Supreme Court: Federal Arbitration Act Does Not Apply to Employment Contracts of Airline Cargo Loaders

By R. David Gallo The U.S. Supreme Court issued an arbitration-related decision on June 6, 2022.  In Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon, No. 21-309, the Court weighed in on the scope of the Federal Arbitration Act’s Section 1 exclusion of certain employment contracts. Summary.  FAA Section 2 makes “valid, irrevocable, and enforceable” an agreement to […]

David Gallo and Jacob Edwards secure rare summary judgment win in arbitration

David and Jake represented a Coin Operated Amusement Machine (COAM) Master licensee in an arbitration brought by another COAM Master licensee.  Claimant alleged that the firm’s client tortiously interfered with Claimant’s prior-existing contract to place COAM machines in a certain location.  The firm filed a successful summary judgment motion, dismissing the claims against our client […]