Oct 6, 2017

Kalkines, Nicole

Nicole Kalkines is an Associate in the Litigation Practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Ms. Kalkines represents clients in civil litigation matters in state and federal courts, and her litigation experience includes shareholder disputes, complex contract disputes, defense of actions brought under consumer protection statutes, trust and probate litigation, real property litigation, products liability defense, and employment non-compete disputes. Ms. Kalkines received her B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of North Florida in 2013. She then went on to receive her J.D. at Vanderbilt University Law School in 2017. During law school, Ms. Kalkines served as… Read more

May 8, 2023

Khawaja, Sheena

Ms. Khawaja assists clients in commercial real estate matters and financing transactions, as well as in a variety of matters ancillary to transactions involving commercial real estate. She advises businesses on the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of unimproved and improved properties, and counsels institutional lenders, investors, and borrowers in financing matters. Using her understanding of her clients’ business models and needs, Ms. Khawaja guides her clients through the life cycle of commercial real property transactions by drafting and negotiating term sheets and purchase and sale agreements, conducting due diligence, including examining title and survey and preparing title objections and title… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Lamphere, Lillian Grappe

Ms. Lamphere has experience representing publicly traded corporations, local businesses, insurance carriers, and individuals in insurance coverage litigation, contract disputes, real estate disputes, unfair trade practices, premises liability, noncompetition, and utilities regulation. Prior to Freeborn, Ms. Lamphere was a Litigation Associate at Phelps Dunbar LLP where she drafted legal memoranda, pleadings, evidentiary and dispositive motions, and appellate briefs. She additionally managed case files, including researching complex areas of law, analyzing implications of contractual provisions, developing litigation strategy, and more. Ms. Lamphere received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Louisiana Tech University, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Lynn, Clayton

Mr. Lynn focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private placements and securities, and general corporate governance. He frequently advises privately held, middle-market companies in exits transactions, as well as, clients in their buy-side M&A transaction. He also has experience in the areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright law. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Lynn served as an Associate at Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP, where he supported clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, technology transactions, and real estate and land use issues. In addition to his experience at his previous firm, he… Read more

Jun 21, 2021

Mahaffy, Madison S.

Ms. Mahaffy’s practice focuses on assisting clients in a wide range of labor and employment law matters. She represents and advises employers on labor and employment compliance and claims involving employment discrimination, wage and hour, employment contracts, and unfair labor practices. Ms. Mahaffy received her B.S., cum laude, in Political Science from Florida State University. She went on to earn her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. During law school, Ms. Mahaffy served as the Executive Forum Editor of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Vice President of Administrative… Read more

Oct 3, 2022

McFerren, Cole

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. McFerren served two years as a law clerk for the Honorable R. Stan Baker of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. Mr. McFerren earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, he served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Law Review and as a research assistant in the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. Mr. McFerren was the recipient of the CALI Award for Highest Grade in Public International… Read more

Feb 1, 2019

Medlin, Jamey

Ms. Medlin has counseled clients on a range of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including: The design, implementation, and day-to-day administration of qualified retirement plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, executive compensation arrangements, and health and welfare plans; Designing and drafting 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, executive contracts, and health and welfare plans; Counseling clients regarding Code Section 409A compliance; Advising investment managers, insurance companies, and other financial institutions regarding compliance with ERISA’s fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction rules; and Preparing SEC disclosures; and providing advice regarding employee benefits and executive compensation issues arising in… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Monzon, Peter, A.

Mr. Monzon focuses his practice on corporate transactional matters with an emphasis on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing transactions. Prior to joining Freeborn, he served as an Associate at Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC, where he counseled clients on real estate acquisitions and dispositions and drafted and negotiated complex business arrangements including the sale and purchase of real estate. He also drafted business plans, financial projections, and provided financing underwriting support for clients seeking SBA 504 loans. Mr. Monzon received his B.M.E from University of Illinois Chicago. He holds a J.D. from Loyola University School of Law, where… Read more

Nov 11, 2022

Muecke, Anna Parks

Ms. Muecke practices in the areas of construction law, contract law, and general commercial litigation. Her practice consists of dispute resolution, litigation, and counseling in contracting issues, including the drafting, structuring, and review of construction and other contracts. Prior to joining SGR, Ms. Muecke served as a summer associate with the Firm. Ms. Muecke earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, she was published in the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law and served as a member of its Managing Board. She competed as a member of the Willem C. Vis International… Read more

Sep 4, 2023

Murray, Oliver

Oliver focuses his practice in aviation finance and leasing based in the firm’s London office. Before joining SGR, Oliver completed his training contract at a renowned transport firm in the city with a focus on finance. In 2019, Oliver received his B.A. from Josephine Butler College, Durham University and his Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP University in 2021.