Halsey G. Knapp, Jr. and Barclay H. Vallotton secure favorable jury verdict in a reverse discrimination lawsuit against City of Atlanta

Krevolin & Horst attorneys Halsey G. Knapp, Jr. and Barclay H. Vallotton secured a federal jury verdict in favor of the City of Atlanta in a reverse discrimination lawsuit against the City. Mr. Knapp and Ms. Vallotton were part of a trial team led by Halima White of Employment Law Solution. The team defended the […]

Employment Litigation

Whether we are representing employers or employees, we try to resolve employment disputes before a lawsuit is filed to avoid costly litigation and potentially negative publicity.

Attorneys secure victory in federal court for client fighting discrimination claims

Krevolin & Horst attorneys Joyce Gist Lewis, Barclay H. Vallotton, and Jamil A. Favors recently secured a win for their clients in federal court. The team represented the City of Atlanta and its Director of the Office of Zoning and Development against discrimination claims by two white former city employees. Both former employees alleged they […]

Jessica Cino speaks on legal issues during the pandemic related to the rise in COVID cases.

Jessica Cino speaks on ongoing legal issues during the pandemic related to the rise in COVID cases. According to Cino,  “A lot of what was in place earlier were short term fixes that expired, Employees have less federal protection, but some options remain. People suffering from long-haul COVID symptoms might ultimately receive protection under the […]

Federal Magistrate Judge Recommends Dismissal of Employment Discrimination Claims

Krevolin & Horst attorneys Joyce Gist Lewis, Barclay Vallotton, and Jamil Favors recently won a motion to dismiss two employees’ reverse discrimination claims against the City of Atlanta. In recommending that K&H’s motion be granted, the magistrate judge found as a matter of law that the plaintiff failed to allege facts showing that the decision […]

Jeffrey D. Horst

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 […]

Zahra S. Karinshak

Zahra focuses her practice on whistleblower cases (False Claims Act/qui tam), white collar criminal defense, corporate internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.  For 8 years, Zahra served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. As a veteran and former state Senator, she has extensive experience dealing with the government.

Halsey G. Knapp, Jr.

Halsey Knapp regularly advises clients on crisis management and best practices with particular emphasis on business arrangements, limited liability entity operating agreements, real estate transactions, graceful employment departures, and more antagonistic, high stakes, “bet the company” business divorces and litigation. Consequently, Halsey frequently is asked to handle relationship issues with clients, suppliers, competitors, owners, operators and […]

Joyce Gist Lewis

Joyce Gist Lewis is a skilled and tenacious advocate for private companies and governmental entities in and out of the courtroom. Joyce’s two decades of experience includes serving as lead counsel for claims involving professional liability, director and officer liability, business divorce, real estate litigation, employment discrimination defense, and catastrophic injury defense. Her appellate experience […]

Kana Caplan

Kana is a seasoned business litigator and trusted advisor to business owners, executives, and other lawyers.  Kana’s practice comprises a wide range of complex business litigation, often at the intersection of corporate governance, fiduciary obligations, intellectual property, and employment. Kana regularly represents clients in state and federal courts and before arbitrators.  She is a skilled […]