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Marc named part of the Legal Elite for 2013

Georgia Trend, a magazine covering Georgia business, politics, and economic development, named Marc to its 2013 Legal Elite list. The list is published in Georgia Trend’s December issue, which is on newsstands now. The Legal Elite list highlights G… Read More

Don’t Go There

Analytics, the search for patterns and meaning in data, played a big part in President Obama’s reelection. The president’s 54-person analytics team worked in a windowless room off the main floor at his campaign headquarters in Chicago. They calle… Read More

Why?

Anyone who’s been around young children knows the question. You can count on them to ask it in almost every situation. Answer it and they will ask it again about the answer. It’s how they learn. As adults, we don’t ask the question enough. And… Read More

Court of Appeals approves $459 million trial verdict

Earlier this month, the Georgia Court of Appeals approved the $459 million trial verdict that we obtained on behalf of more than 300,000 Atlanta-area individuals and businesses against a firm that engaged in illegal junk faxing. The $459 million judg… Read More

Don’t take leftover drugs that were prescribed for someone else

You’re coughing one morning while talking with your company’s recently hired vice president. “Hey,” he says, “I have some leftover cough medicine that I was prescribed last year when I was working at my old job. I can bring it in and you ca… Read More

Do You Have a Leak?

Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker, illegally disclosed information about classified surveillance programs. Leaking poses risks to national security. But did you know that it also poses risks to your business? Customer and vendor lists are some of the mo… Read More

The top-11 legal things start-up businesses should know

For 17 years, in addition to representing people and businesses in court, we have served as general counsel to businesses in a variety of industries. We’ve counseled people starting businesses from their spare bedrooms as well as established busine… Read More

The Mom Test

In honor of Mother’s Day this coming weekend, I thought I would tell you that before you sign your next contract, you should ask yourself whether my mother would understand it. If the answer isn’t yes, then you shouldn’t sign it. Read More

Blaming your lawyer

“We can only make hamburgers well done,” said the waitress. “If you can make it well done,” I said, “you can make it medium rare, you just take it off the grill a minute or two earlier than usual.” “I’m sorry,” the waitress replied,… Read More

What causes home-field advantage

Home-field advantage: in the NFL, the home team wins 57.6% of the time; in the NBA it’s 62.7%; and in Major League Baseball it’s 54.1%. There are lots of theories about why there is a home-field advantage. Some say the support of the home crowd,… Read More

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