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We aim to serve you well, while being sensitive to the value of our services. To that end, we provide high-quality, sophisticated legal services and counsel for reasonable fees. Our comfortable size and multi-office platform allow us the flexibility to work efficiently and provide cost-effective solutions to all of our clients—excellent outcomes often at significant savings over other law firms.

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Partners

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
Chason L. Harrison, Jr.
Partner
404.997.7504 CHarrison@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Senior Counsel

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Dan Speight
Senior Counsel
478.749.9928 DSpeight@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional

Of Counsel

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Richard A. Epps, Jr.
Of Counsel
478.749.9917 REpps@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
Ross S. Schell
Of Counsel
478.749.9927 RSchell@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain
Robert "Rob" L. Swartwood II
Of Counsel
404.844.2756 RSwartwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Law

Associates

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
James F. Banter
Associate
478.749.9992 JBanter@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
W. Collins Brown
Associate
404.844.2759 CBrown@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Caitlyn Clark
Associate
478.749.9970 CClark@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Katherine F. Coeyman
Associate
478.336.5513 KCoeyman@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate and Estate Administration
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
David S. Cromer
Associate
478.336.5503 DCromer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation
Taylor S. Eisenhauer
Associate
404.997.6020 TEisenhauer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
Walker W. Kinney
Associate
404.977.7512 WKinney@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Itishree Lahoti
Associate
478.749.9950 ILahoti@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Trust Decanting
  • Prenuptial Agreements
Jonathan O. Nwiloh, Jr.
Associate
404.978.7804 JNwiloh@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
Sara Kate Rumsey
Associate
404.997.7516 SKRumsey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation
Michael L. Seymour
Associate
404.978.7966 MSeymour@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Bryson M. Smith
Associate
404.997.7505 BSmith@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Joshua J. Ware
Associate
478.336.5510 JWare@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Litigation

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 Download MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation

Banking + Financial Institutions

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
James F. Banter
Associate
478.749.9992 Download JBanter@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
David S. Cromer
Associate
478.336.5503 Download DCromer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Richard A. Epps, Jr.
Of Counsel
478.749.9917 Download REpps@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 Download HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Sara Kate Rumsey
Associate
404.997.7516 Download SKRumsey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
Ross S. Schell
Of Counsel
478.749.9927 Download RSchell@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Bryson M. Smith
Associate
404.997.7505 Download BSmith@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Dan Speight
Senior Counsel
478.749.9928 Download DSpeight@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 Download RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Litigation

Churches + Religious Organizations

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Construction

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions

Corporate + Transactional

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
W. Collins Brown
Associate
404.844.2759 Download CBrown@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Katherine F. Coeyman
Associate
478.336.5513 Download KCoeyman@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate and Estate Administration
Taylor S. Eisenhauer
Associate
404.997.6020 Download TEisenhauer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Chason L. Harrison, Jr.
Partner
404.997.7504 Download CHarrison@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Walker W. Kinney
Associate
404.977.7512 Download WKinney@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 Download HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
Jonathan O. Nwiloh, Jr.
Associate
404.978.7804 Download JNwiloh@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
Sara Kate Rumsey
Associate
404.997.7516 Download SKRumsey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
Michael L. Seymour
Associate
404.978.7966 Download MSeymour@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Dan Speight
Senior Counsel
478.749.9928 Download DSpeight@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Robert "Rob" L. Swartwood II
Of Counsel
404.844.2756 Download RSwartwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Law
Joshua J. Ware
Associate
478.336.5510 Download JWare@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Litigation

Eminent Domain

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

Employment

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 Download CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
James F. Banter
Associate
478.749.9992 Download JBanter@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 Download MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

Environmental

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions

Healthcare

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare

Insurance

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Caitlyn Clark
Associate
478.749.9970 Download CClark@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
David S. Cromer
Associate
478.336.5503 Download DCromer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 Download MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 Download RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation

Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 Download CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
James F. Banter
Associate
478.749.9992 Download JBanter@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
Caitlyn Clark
Associate
478.749.9970 Download CClark@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
David S. Cromer
Associate
478.336.5503 Download DCromer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation
Richard A. Epps, Jr.
Of Counsel
478.749.9917 Download REpps@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Itishree Lahoti
Associate
478.749.9950 Download ILahoti@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Appellate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 Download MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 Download DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 Download RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Medical Malpractice

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation

Real Estate

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Richard A. Epps, Jr.
Of Counsel
478.749.9917 Download REpps@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 Download HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Sara Kate Rumsey
Associate
404.997.7516 Download SKRumsey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
Ross S. Schell
Of Counsel
478.749.9927 Download RSchell@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Bryson M. Smith
Associate
404.997.7505 Download BSmith@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Tax + Wealth Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
W. Collins Brown
Associate
404.844.2759 Download CBrown@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
Katherine F. Coeyman
Associate
478.336.5513 Download KCoeyman@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate and Estate Administration
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 Download JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Trust Decanting
  • Prenuptial Agreements
Jonathan O. Nwiloh, Jr.
Associate
404.978.7804 Download JNwiloh@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning
Joshua J. Ware
Associate
478.336.5510 Download JWare@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Tax + Wealth Planning

Adoptions

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

Agriculture Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Asset Protection

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 Download HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection

Asset Protection Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations

Banking

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation

Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation

Business

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Litigation

Business Advice

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Business and Commercial Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 Download CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
James F. Banter
Associate
478.749.9992 Download JBanter@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
Itishree Lahoti
Associate
478.749.9950 Download ILahoti@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Marlina A. Rogers
Associate
478.749.9987 Download MRogers@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

Business Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 Download HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 Download DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
Robert "Rob" L. Swartwood II
Of Counsel
404.844.2756 Download RSwartwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Law

Business Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 Download DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation

Business Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 Download HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection

Civil Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 Download DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation

Contract Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Corporate

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Corporate Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 Download HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions

Creditor Bankruptcy

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

Employment Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Itishree Lahoti
Associate
478.749.9950 Download ILahoti@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation

Estate Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Katherine F. Coeyman
Associate
478.336.5513 Download KCoeyman@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate and Estate Administration
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

General Civil Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

General Corporate Business Law Agreements

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare

General Liability Defense

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

General Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation

Gift Tax Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare

Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Heather D. Hestley
Of Counsel
404.997.6032 Download HHestley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Government Guaranteed Lending (SBA, USDA)
  • Banking + Financial Institutions

Insurance Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation

Litigation and Appeals

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Taylor S. Eisenhauer
Associate
404.997.6020 Download TEisenhauer@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Chason L. Harrison, Jr.
Partner
404.997.7504 Download CHarrison@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Walker W. Kinney
Associate
404.977.7512 Download WKinney@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 Download HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
Michael L. Seymour
Associate
404.978.7966 Download MSeymour@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Robert "Rob" L. Swartwood II
Of Counsel
404.844.2756 Download RSwartwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Law
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Partnership

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions

Probate and Estate Administration

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Katherine F. Coeyman
Associate
478.336.5513 Download KCoeyman@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate and Estate Administration

Probate Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kim H. Stroup
Of Counsel
478.749.9929 Download KStroup@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Adoptions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Eminent Domain

Railroad Defense

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Receivership

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Securities

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Callen A. Carroll
Associate
404.978.7899 Download CCarroll@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability

Securities Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Securities Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance

Tax Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations

Tax-Exempt Organizations

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Carter Bates III
Partner
478.749.9906 Download CBates@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Churches + Religious Organizations

Tort Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Nathaniel (Nate) E. Edmonds
Associate
478.336.5512 Download NEdmonds@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Litigation
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

Transactional Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation

Trial Practice

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Wills and Trusts

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare
Joshua J. Ware
Associate
478.336.5510 Download JWare@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Tax + Wealth Planning

Taxation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Probate & Estate Administration

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Estate & Asset Protection Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 Download JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Trust Decanting
  • Prenuptial Agreements
Jonathan O. Nwiloh, Jr.
Associate
404.978.7804 Download JNwiloh@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Commercial Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Senator John F. Kennedy
Partner
478.749.9981 Download JKennedy@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Receivership
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Advice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Michael N. White
Partner
478.749.9921 Download MWhite@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Subrogation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Employment
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation

Regulatory Compliance

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability

Financial Professional Liability Defense

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance

Directors and Officers Liability

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jo Lanier Meeks
Partner
404.844.2755 Download JMeeks@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Financial Professional Liability Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Lyn G. Schroeder
Of Counsel
404.978.7810 Download LSchroeder@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Directors and Officers Liability

Insurance Litigation and Coverage

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Licensing and Distribution Agreements

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation
Michelle LaLonde
Of Counsel
404.997.7510 Download MLalonde@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • General Corporate Business Law Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Healthcare

Local Government Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Agriculture Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Law
William P. Horkan
Partner
478.749.9960 Download WHorkan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Agriculture Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Insurance Litigation and Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Banking Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation

Workers' Compensation Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
W. Donald Handberry
Of Counsel
478.749.9973 Download dhandberry@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Subrogation

Mediation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation

Restrictive Covenants

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation

Commercial Mediation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas C. James III
Partner
478.749.9907 Download TJames@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Banking
  • Transactional Planning
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Mediation

Personal Injury

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Christopher R. Conley
Associate
478.749.9908 Download CConley@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Local Government

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

Ad Valorem Tax Appeal

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Local Government
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeal
  • Litigation

Public Finance

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Hays B McQueen
Of Counsel
478.749.9915 Download HMcqueen@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection

Trust Decanting

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 Download JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Trust Decanting
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 Download JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Trust Decanting
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Probate & Estate Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Joshua J. Ware
Associate
478.336.5510 Download JWare@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Tax + Wealth Planning

Family Business Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Corporate & Transactional Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Business Succession Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Chapter 15 Representation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
J. William Boone
Partner
404.844.2766 Download BBoone@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization
  • Mediation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Chapter 15 Representation

Real Estate Development

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William J. Sheppard
Partner
404.997.6026 Download WSheppard@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Partnership
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions