A prominent Atlanta-based commercial litigator has been stripped of a pro hac vice admission by a Philadelphia Commerce Court trial judge who accused the white practitioner of racially pandering to the predominantly African-American jury that ultimately found against his client in an insurance case. The general counsel at J. Randolph Evans' firm, McKenna Long & Aldridge, said the firm is intent on reversing the ruling since it could damage the reputation of a national practitioner like Evans.
Philadelphia Judge Accuses Prominent Atlanta Attorney of Racial Pandering
The Legal Intelligencer
February 27, 2007