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Louise Wells, Morris Manning Martin, Atlanta. (Courtesy photo) Louise Wells, Morris Manning Martin, Atlanta. (Courtesy photo)

As the Daily Report noted at the time, Louise Wells couldn’t have picked a tougher moment to take over a big law firm like Morris, Manning & Martin. It was January 2010, and the Great Recession had nearly flattened the nation’s economy; Atlanta was in the worst real estate bust in most lawyers’ memories.

Jonathan Ringel

Jonathan Ringel is managing editor of the Daily Report, the ALM newspaper in Atlanta. He can be reached at jringel@alm.com. Twitter: @jonathanringel

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