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One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424, United States
Contact: Larry Schwartz, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 404-881-7000
Fax: 404-881-7777
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • Belgium
  • China
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Night Note: The 1st 100 Days: USTR Seeks Comments and Holds Hearing on NAFTA Renegotiation

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) officially announced in a Federal Register notice that the United States intends to commence negotiations with Canada and Mexico over modernization of…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Facebook Fined for WhatsApp Data Linking Fallout

On 18 May 2017, the European Commission (“Commission”) fined Facebook €110 million ($122 million) for misrepresentations made in its application for competition clearance of the company’s acquisition of WhatsApp. In its merger…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions

Court Holds Forensic Investigator’s Report is Protected from Disclosure

Third-party forensic investigations performed at the direction of counsel are part-and-parcel of virtually every data breach. There has been little case law, however, directly addressing the extent to which the attorney-client…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Georgia Enacts New Sick Leave Law

Georgia recently enacted a new law requiring employers who offer sick leave to allow employees to use their sick leave to care for immediate family members. The law, SB 201, which takes effect on July 1, 2017, does not require…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Practitioner Insights: California Crowdsources Chemical Rules: What Could Go Wrong?

Environmental and product regulations, traditionally a science-obsessed and labyrinthine area of the law dominated by experts in administrative agencies, will receive an internet-age overhaul to make them more accessible to the…more
 /  Environmental Law

President Trump Signs Long-Awaited Cyber Executive Order

On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed a long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity (the “Order”). The Order directs executive agencies to complete a risk management report based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Trump’s Tax Reform Plan – When the Dessert Pays for Dinner

Doubling down on his promise to achieve monumental tax reform, President Trump on April 26 issued a tax reform plan outlining his Administration’s broad aims. Once again, he has made it clear that large-scale tax reform is a…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Outbreak of “Wanna Cry” and “Wanna Decryptor” Ransomware Affects Companies Across the Globe

On Friday, May 12, companies in countries across the globe witnessed an unprecedented malware outbreak as ransomware labeled “Wanna Cry” and “Wanna Decryptor” infected a large range of critical systems. The malware exploits a…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

CPSC Recall Snapshot - Tensions Rise on Mandatory Standards

Welcome to the May edition of the Alston & Bird CPSC Recall Snapshot. In late April, the CPSC voted 3-2 to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) “to address the risk of blade-contact injuries on table saws.”…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Products Liability

Plaintiffs’ Bar Leveraging Increased SEC Scrutiny of Nondisclosure and Other Agreements with Employees

As we have discussed in previous advisories, over the past two years the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower has applied increased scrutiny to various forms of employment agreements that the SEC…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

The Real Reasons You Should Use Roth 401(k) or a Roth IRA

Roth 401(k) can be a powerful option for your employees to save for retirement, but not for the reasons that are most often cited. This article explains why your 401(k) plan should have a Roth option, and why some of your…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking

Strengthening the Georgia Business Judgment Rule

Yesterday, May 9, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 192 into law, amending the Georgia Business Corporation Code and corresponding provisions in the Financial Institutions Code of Georgia. HB 192…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Night Note: The 1st 100 Days: How Were the First 100 Days for Trade?

As the Trump presidency’s first 100 days came to an end on April 29, some initial promises on trade were carried out (such as withdrawing from the TPP), and others were not (such as labeling China as a currency…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Land Use Matters: A Publication of Alston & Bird's Land Use Group

Land Use Matters provides information and insights into legal and regulatory developments, primarily at the Los Angeles City and County levels, affecting land use matters, as well as new CEQA appellate decisions. Please see…more
 /  Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Federal Circuit Clarifies Post-AIA On-Sale Bar Doctrine

Since the enactment of the America Invents Act (AIA), the status and the scope of the on-sale bar under 35 U.S.C. § 102 has been unsettled. The Federal Circuit’s recent decision in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology
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