Served as buyer's counsel for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and services, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Mark Lighting, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of lighting products. The purchase gave the client a strong presence in the Northeast, particularly the New York City metropolitan area, and complemented its recently opened sales and marketing office in New York City. The firm provided a complete spectrum of services to the client in connection with the purchase, including advisory services for environmental law, real estate, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters.

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United States and international patent prosecution and counseling for Vanderbilt University
Represents Vanderbilt University in U.S. and international (China, Australia and European Patent Office) patent prosecutions in the area of methods more
Employment litigation for a Fortune 500 retail company
Represented a Fortune 500 retail company in a former employee's discrimination lawsuit, which alleged hostile work environment, retaliation, more
Catastrophic injury services for chemical burn injury to industrial plant operator
Represented a man working as a chemical operator in an industrial plant.  He suffered severe burns when heated ingredients at near boiling point more
Stroupe v. BB&T Corporation
Represented Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T) defending Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower suit pending before the U.S. Department of Labor more