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Lawsuit Against Councilman Dismissed

Zahra Karinshak and Adam Sparks represented a municipal councilman defending himself against an action in Fulton County Superior Court attacking his ability to perform his public duties.  The Court recently dismissed the lawsuit.


Judge Orders State to Discontinue Use of Present Election System

Halsey Knapp and Adam Sparks of Krevolin & Horst, along with Morrison & Foerster, are counsel to a group of Georgia voters who have challenged the constitutionality of Georgia’s election system. On August 15, 2019, the federal judge presiding over the case ruled that the voters and their co-plaintiffs are substantially likely to succeed on […]


Quick Action Leads to TRO and Injunction on Behalf of School

When Furtah Prep received news less than a week before its boys’ basketball team was set to begin tournament play that the team would be suspended due to an unexplained rules’ violation, the school gave Krevolin & Horst partner Joyce Gist Lewis a call. Acting quickly, Joyce and associate Barclay Hendrix investigated and determined that […]


Opinion Affirmed by Court of Appeals

The Georgia Court of Appeals ordered an opinion affirming the trial court’s grant of sanctions/attorneys fees against the plaintiff and her law firm for refiling a lawsuit in state court that already had been dismissed in federal court.


$5 Million Judgment in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Lawsuit

Joyce Gist Lewis served as lead trial counsel representing the receiver of a failed community bank in the first case tried to a jury following the Georgia Supreme Court ruling in Fed. Deposit Ins. Corp. v. Loudermilk, which outlined the limits of Georgia’s business judgment rule as a defense to claims of director and officer […]


8-figure Pre-Suit Settlement Against Directors and Officers of Failed Bank

Joyce Gist Lewis secured a $14 million settlement against the former officers of a community bank in Puerto Rico after demonstrating that the officers breached their fiduciary duties and failed to comply with representations made to regulators as a condition of being permitted to transfer mortgage servicing from the bank’s holding company to the bank.


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