Feb 7, 2018

Andrew, Laura Miller

Ms. Andrew advises clients in all major aspects of employee benefits including qualified and nonqualified plans, IRS and DOL compliance matters, merger and acquisition issues, executive compensation, and employment agreements. She also has an expertise in health care related matters, including health care reform legislation, compliance with HIPAA, and state health care laws. Ms. Andrew has written on many aspects of employee benefits and health care. Since the passage of health care reform legislation, Ms. Andrew has written articles including: Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Health Care Reform Forces Employers to ‘Play or Pay,’” Bloomberg Law Reports “Employers: Prepare Now for the Impact… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Bush, Thomas F.

Thomas Bush

Mr. Bush has extensive experience in complex litigation involving antitrust, insurance and reinsurance matters, and, in particular, has been very actively involved in the representation of significant lawsuits and arbitrations for global reinsurers in disputes arising from large scale losses. He also represents and counsels insurance companies and investment firms on antitrust compliance and on competition issues arising in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Bush also serves as a commercial arbitrator and is listed on the American Arbitration Association’s National Roster of Arbitrators. Prior to joining Freeborn (now SGR), Mr. Bush was a Partner with Locke Lord, where he was Co-Chair… Read more

Feb 15, 2018

Fawbush, Andrew

Andrew J. Fawbush is Of Counsel in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice of Smith Gambrell Russell LLP. He has more than 45 years of legal experience in the employee benefits, executive compensation and ERISA practice areas. He focuses on the treatment of executive compensation and employee benefits matters in M&A transactions, designing and implementing equity-based, employment, separation, deferred compensation, change in control and similar compensation arrangements, with respect to their executive officers and directors, advising boards of directors, compensation committees and employee benefit committees and fiduciaries on fiduciary duties and governance matters, designing, terminating and providing compliance guidance… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Fitzgerald, Jennifer L.

Ms. Fitzgerald has extensive business litigation experience in matters involving intellectual property, securities, antitrust, and general commercial litigation throughout the United States. Her legal experience includes trial and appellate work on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of complex litigation matters. As a registered patent attorney, Ms. Fitzgerald has the ability to discuss inventions at their most scientific level but she also is skilled in the art of explaining technical issues to lay persons. She has advised clients and litigated patents throughout the U.S. on topics as varied as golf clubs, windshield wipers, diet modification software,… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Foreman, Fred

Judge Foreman was elected Circuit Judge in 2004. From 2004-2012, Judge Foreman presided as a Trial Court Judge until his election by his fellow Circuit Judges as Chief Judge in 2011 and served as Chief Judge from 2012-2014. Judge Foreman built a reputation as a distinguished litigator at Freeborn for his service as outside counsel on behalf of the State of Illinois v Philip Morris, et al. and as special counsel in representing state officials and state agencies. His experience includes trials involving antitrust, securities, RICO, environmental, constitutional law, civil rights, fraud, and murder. He has extensive experience in advising… Read more

Apr 1, 2023

Helton, Tonita M.

Ms. Helton concentrates her practice in business litigation, including trial level and appellate work on behalf of corporate clients in a variety of state and federal commercial matters including antitrust, intellectual property, class action, jurisdictional issues, various tort and contract issues, insurance coverage issues, and various other business- related issues. In addition, she counsels clients on a variety of issues including international trade regulations, and antitrust compliance policies, including conformance with U.S. antitrust laws at industry meetings. Ms. Helton earned her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law graduating with distinction and earned her B.A. from Drake University, graduating cum… Read more

May 21, 2021

Kawasaki, Shimpei

Shimpei is the founder of Kawasaki Law Office PLLC, and he has extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry in both New York City and in Japan. He is currently serving as the general counsel to many hospitality businesses in New York City. He provides a wide range of services to those in the hospitality industry, including liquor licenses, commercial leases, corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, employment/labor matters, and commercial landlord/tenant disputes. Shimpei services as the Firm’s Japan Team New York representative. After graduating from Florida Coastal School of Law and earning his Juris Doctorate, Shimpei provided legal assistance on a contractual… Read more

Jul 19, 2012

Lischer, Dale

Mr. Lischer has been practicing law since 1973. His practice involves all areas of patent law as well as work in trademark and copyright matters. The focus of Mr. Lischer’s practice is patent litigation and patent prosecution. He has been involved in patent cases relating to fiber optic ground wire cables, nuclear fuel cells, tantalum dipped capacitors, computer controlled cutting machines for the garment industry, golf clubs and balls, metal bi-fold doors, pressure infusion intravenous bags, telephone answering and call progressing systems, telephone dialing equipment, worn brush sensors for electric motors, spinal braces, concrete reinforcement fibers, concrete accelerator additives, escalator… Read more

Mar 28, 2017

Lunsford III, J. Rodgers

Mr. Lunsford has specific expertise litigating intellectual property disputes, and, in the present economy, he focuses on achieving favorable non-judicial dispute resolutions and successful conflict avoidance.  He also serves effectively as an ADR neutral, directs trademark enforcement programs, counsels clients concerning intellectual property matters, prosecutes applications to register intellectual property, and transfers intellectual property rights and technology. He was named Atlanta’s Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016 by The Best Lawyers in America, the leading peer-review-based directory of legal practitioners, and   Chambers USA has recognized him as “one of the trademark aristocracy within the Atlanta legal market.”  He has… Read more

Jan 9, 2013

Metsch, Victor

Victor Metsch practices primarily in the area of commercial dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation, appeals work, and litigation in the Federal, State and Surrogate’s Courts. He has developed extensive experience in the areas of banking, title work, brokerage, construction, architecture and engineering as they apply to the purchase, sale, financing, design, development, construction, renovation and leasing of commercial and residential real properties. Mr. Metsch representations include cooperatives, condominiums, banks, institutional lenders, developers, landlords and tenants. He also practices in the area of employment law and litigation where representations include both employers and employees. He served on various committees of the… Read more