We have significant experience advising and representing clients in disputes with state and local government. These suits range from government contract bid protest disputes, election challenges, appeals from state and local government agencies to court, litigation regarding the issuance of licenses and permits, administrative law hearings, Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAM’s), and constitutional challenges. With a strong background representing private entities in disputes involving the government and representing various levels of government, we are uniquely positioned to represent clients in litigation and administrative hearings and appeals involving the government.
- Successfully defended against litigation that sought to block implementation of pension plan reforms and best-practice pension board governance measures.
- Represented three commission charter schools in litigation before trial court and Georgia Supreme Court testing constitutionality of Georgia’s charter school law that created independent state-level charter authorizer. Gwinnett County School District v. Cox, 289 Ga. 265 (2011).
- Defended outdoor advertising company in litigation regarding application of laws governing “multiple message” signs and issuance of state and local permits. Litigation lasted seven years and was before every level of Georgia state court and City and State administrative tribunals.
- Successful representation of COAM licensees in arbitration hearings regarding licenses issued by Georgia Lottery Corporation and issued related to contract performance.