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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
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
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
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 Litigation
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
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
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
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

Of Counsel

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Dana S. Durrett
Of Counsel
404.844.2761 DDurrett@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Healthcare
  • Corporate
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • 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
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
Dan Speight
Of Counsel
478.749.9928 DSpeight@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Associates

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Employment
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
W. Collins Brown
Associate
404.844.2759 CBrown@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
Lauren M. Carey
Associate
404.997.6029 LCarey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate Planning
  • Estate Planning
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Christopher J. Daniels
Associate
404.997.7519 CDaniels@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil Litigation
Walker W. Kinney
Associate
404.977.7512 WKinney@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
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
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Marshall S. Sims
Associate
404.987.7899 MSims@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Bryson M. Smith
Associate
404.997.7505 BSmith@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

Alternative Dispute Resolution

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
  • Probate 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
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law

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
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 Download MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Litigation

Banking + Financial Institutions

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
Christopher J. Daniels
Associate
404.997.7519 Download CDaniels@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • 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
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
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
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
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
Marshall S. Sims
Associate
404.987.7899 Download MSims@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Bryson M. Smith
Associate
404.997.7505 Download BSmith@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Real Estate
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
Dan Speight
Of 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
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

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
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
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 Litigation
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
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
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
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
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
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • 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
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Sara Kate Rumsey
Associate
404.997.7516 Download SKRumsey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate + Transactional
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • 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
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
Marshall S. Sims
Associate
404.987.7899 Download MSims@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
Dan Speight
Of Counsel
478.749.9928 Download DSpeight@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates
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
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
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
John W. Sillay
Associate
478.749.9923 Download JSillay@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate + Transactional
Marshall S. Sims
Associate
404.987.7899 Download MSims@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
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
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

Eminent Domain

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
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil 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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Employment

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 Download CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Employment
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 Download MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • 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 Litigation
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil Litigation
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Of Counsel
478.749.9982 Download JNichols@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

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
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Dana S. Durrett
Of Counsel
404.844.2761 Download DDurrett@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Healthcare
  • Corporate
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate 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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Insurance

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Christopher J. Daniels
Associate
404.997.7519 Download CDaniels@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 Download MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • 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
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
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
Lauren N. Schultz
Associate
478.749.9993 Download LSchultz@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
Rachel R. Turnbull
Associate
478.749.9913 Download RTurnbull@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Carlos Alexander
Associate
478.749.9998 Download CAlexander@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Employment
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
Christopher J. Daniels
Associate
404.997.7519 Download CDaniels@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 Download MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • 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
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 Litigation
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
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
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil 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
  • Litigation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Employment
  • Insurance
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law
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
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

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
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Real Estate

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Andrew T. Barksdale
Associate
404.844.2768 Download ABarksdale@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
T. Daniel Brannan
Partner
404.997.6023 Download DBrannan@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Real Estate
  • 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
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
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
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

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
Lauren M. Carey
Associate
404.997.6029 Download LCarey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate Planning
  • Estate Planning
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • 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
John M. McMichael
Associate
478.749.9978 Download JMcmichael@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration

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
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 Litigation

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
  • 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
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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

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

Business

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Doroteya N. Wozniak
Associate
404.997.6031 Download DWozniak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy

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
Christopher J. Daniels
Associate
404.997.7519 Download CDaniels@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
G. Grant Greenwood
Partner
478.749.9935 Download GGreenwood@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Employment
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Corrie E. Hall
Associate
478.749.9949 Download CHall@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
Mary Beth Hand
Of Counsel
478.749.9987 Download MBHand@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • 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 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
Alec N. Sedki
Of Counsel
404.997.7511 Download ASedki@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
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
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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

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
  • 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
Dallas J. Roper
Of Counsel
478.749.9937 Download DRoper@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Commercial Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain
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
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 H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • 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

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
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Corporate

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Dana S. Durrett
Of Counsel
404.844.2761 Download DDurrett@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Healthcare
  • Corporate
Lee M. Gillis, Jr.
Partner
478.749.9942 Download LGillis@jamesbatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Eminent Domain
  • 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 Litigation

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
Marty K. Senn
Of Counsel
478.749.9979 Download MSenn@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Corporate Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lauren M. Carey
Associate
404.997.6029 Download LCarey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate Planning
  • Estate Planning

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
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

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

Estate Planning

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Lauren M. Carey
Associate
404.997.6029 Download LCarey@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate Planning
  • Estate Planning
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • 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
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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
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
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil Litigation
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

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

Healthcare Regulation and Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Duke R. Groover
Partner
478.749.9931 Download DGroover@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation and Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Eminent Domain

Insurance Law

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law

Insurance Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil 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
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Creditors' Rights + Bankruptcy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • 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
  • Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • 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
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates
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

Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

Probate and Estate Administration

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jeffrey M. Rutledge
Partner
478.749.9985 Download JRutledge@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Probate 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
  • Probate Litigation
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
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 Litigation

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 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 Controversy

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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
Matthew Couvillion
Associate
404.997.7507 Download MCouvillion@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Tax Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates

Tort 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
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
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters

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

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

Taxation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kort D. L. Peterson
Of Counsel
478.749.9924 Download KPeterson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Churches + Religious Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving

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

Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning

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

Probate & Estate Administration

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

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
Willard D. Thompson
Partner
478.749.9903 Download WThompson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration

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
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Subrogation
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • 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

Commercial Agreements

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Thomas A. Simpson
Of Counsel
404.997.7506 Download TSimpson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance

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

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 Litigation

Licensing and Distribution 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

Local Government Law

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 Litigation
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law

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

Tort and General Civil Litigation

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Jacqueline Kennedy-Dvorak
Associate
478.749.9917 Download JDvorak@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort and General Civil Litigation

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
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law

Arbitration

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
William H. Noland
Of Counsel
478.749.9975 Download WNoland@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Government Law

Trade Marks

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Stephen G. Swinson
Associate
478.749.9940 Download SSwinson@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Corporate + Transactional
  • Trade Marks
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates

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

Probate Matters

Name Phone Number VCARD Email Practice Areas
Kathryn S. Willis
Of Counsel
478.749.9914 Download KWillis@JamesBatesLLP.com
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • General Liability Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Matters