Alston & Bird

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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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • Belgium
  • China
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Georgia Proposes Response to Federal Tax Reform

Almost two months since the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law, state legislators across the country are still evaluating the federal tax law’s effects on state revenues and whether to amend state law in…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Inexplicably, Section 956 Survives Tax Reform Intact

How did a section of the Internal Revenue Code destined for repeal by both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act survive the final Act? Our International Tax Group examines the future application of Section…more
 /  Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Taxation

100 Days Until GDPR Effective Date – Sharing Our GDPR Experience

In less than 100 days, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect. This means that as of May 25, 2018, each national Supervisory Authority will have the authority to apply and enforce the GDPR…more
 /  Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Land Use Matters: Alston & Bird LLP, January/February 2018

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

Manufacturer’s Alert: Focus of California Regulations for Next Three Years

Product manufacturers of the following product categories will be the focus of DTSC’s safer consumer product regulations for the next three years: - Beauty, Personal Care, and Hygiene Products - Cleaning Products -…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Environmental Law

Alston & Bird Healthcare Week In Review

I. Regulations, Notices, & Guidance - On February 5, 2018, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued a temporary scheduling order entitled, Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Fentanyl-Related Substances…more
 /  Health

Privacy & Data Security Team Launches Unique GDPR Tracker Website

“To Harmonize or Not To Harmonize: That Is the Question.” With the the GDPR fast approaching on May 25, 2018, European Member States are getting ready with the implementation of national legislation. Although the GDPR is a…more
 /  Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

What Can Be Expected in Structured Finance and Securitization for 2018?

A continuation of the market trends from last year can be expected in 2018. Structured finance and securitization markets had a period of relative calm in 2017 as new regulations were incorporated into transactions. While no…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Alston & Bird Healthcare Week In Review

On January 29, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice entitled, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of the Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment…more
 /  Health

Lenovo Wins Second Motion to Dismiss in Adware Class Action

A California district court recently dismissed—for the second time—consumer claims that technology giant Lenovo Inc. violated New York’s Deceptive Acts and Practices Statute by selling laptops with preinstalled VisualDiscovery…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Foreign Tax Credits' Demise

Our Federal Tax Group delves into whether foreign withholding taxes are creditable under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Although the elaborate regime around foreign tax credits remains mostly in place, the 2017 Tax Act repealed…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Taxation

ECJ Rules against Schrems Class Action, Sets Up Jurisdictional Questions for GDPR Class Actions

In late 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its initial Schrems decision, invalidating the EU/US Safe Harbor and leading to important developments in the rules for transferring personal data from the EU to the US. …more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

FTC Revises Thresholds for HSR Filings and Interlocking Directorates, Adjusts Civil Penalties

Our Antitrust Group analyzes this year’s Federal Trade Commission updates to its thresholds under the Hart–Scott–Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and Section 8 of the Clayton Act, plus adjustments to maximum civil penalties…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Alston & Bird Healthcare Week In Review

On January 22, 2018, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a final rule entitled, Implementation of the Provision of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 Relating to the Dispensing of Narcotic Drugs…more
 /  Health

CPSC Recall Snapshot – CPSC Stays Active During Trump Administration

Welcome to the January edition of the Alston & Bird CPSC Recall Snapshot. While the government was shut down for part of January, the CPSC was hard at work in the last month, announcing 29 new product recalls in December…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Products Liability
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