• The Renee Group, Inc. v. City of Atlanta

    Publication Date: 2021-07-06
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jamison Ledbetter, (Conoscienti & Ledbetter), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Reginald Martin, (City of Atlanta, Law Department), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0260

    Court affirms summary judgment order that dismissed contractor's promissory estoppel claim against the City of Atlanta because proposed agreement was ultra vires

  • Elsayed et al. v. Bakayoko

    Publication Date: 2021-04-27
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Consulting
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sadia Ali, (Al Amin Law Group LLC), Clarkston, for appellant.
    for defendant: Melvin Johnson, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0124

    Court affirms award for appellee in a case involving alleged breach of an oral agreement, but vacates attorney fee award and remands for an explanation of that award

  • Samdperil et al. v. Watson

    Publication Date: 2021-04-22
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Aaron Kappler, (Thompson, O'Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, P.C.), Peachtree Corners, Aaron O'brien, (Thompson O'Brien), Norcross, for appellant.
    for defendant: Benjamin Rachelson, (Rachelson & White), Atlanta, Brian Wilson, (Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0542

    Promissory Note Unambiguously Provided For Default Upon Failure to Include Interest With Interim Payment

  • A&M Hospitalities, LLC et al. v. Alimchandani

    Publication Date: 2021-04-21
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Justin Scott, (Coleman Talley LLP), Valdosta, Timothy Tanner, (Attorney at Law), Valdosta, John Floyd, Jennifer Peterson, Kamal Ghali, (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, James Garland, (Alexander & Vann, LLP), Thomasville, John Kennedy, (James-Bates-Brannan-Groover, LLP), Macon, Timothy Tanner, (Attorney at Law), Valdosta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Henry Scott, (H. Pearce Scott, P.C.), Valdosta, Vineet Roney, (Roney Law LLC), Atlanta, Daniel Lombard, David Lakin, Jonathan Bunge, Daniel Scwartz, (Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP), Chicago, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1688

    Court affirms arbitration award, but vacates order appointing an individual as a special receiver, because he was intimately involved in the business contract dispute

  • Copeland v. Home Grown Music, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Braden Copeland, Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Foy Devine, Diane LaRoss, (Taylor English Duma LLP), Atlanta, Michael Terry, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1721

    Court affirms summary judgment on investor's breach of contract claims as to payment of royalties, and reverses award of costs for defendant

  • Patel v. Diplomat 1419VA Hotels, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Scott Ratchick, (Chamberlain Hrdlicka), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sherri Buda, Bryan Knight, (Knight Johnson LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Michael Robl, (Robl Law Group LLC), Tucker, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1672

    Court affirms summary judgment claims in favor of defendants on plaintiff's fraud and breach of contract claims relating to mismanagement of a hotel investment

  • Ridgewalk Holdings, LLC et al. v. Atlanta Apartment Investment Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Barnes, John Bartholomew, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cary Ichter, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, William Davis, (Ichter Davis, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1968

    Real Estate Brokers' Claim For Failure to Pay Commission Did Not Arise Prior to Execution of Purchase Agreement

  • Napier Jr. et al. v. Kearney

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Merbaum, Andrew Becker, Matthew Mikkelsen, (Merbaum & Becker, P.C.), Alpharetta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kim Jackson, (Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC), Atlanta, Peter Jacxsens, Lauren Dick, (Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1902

    Court affirms summary judgment in favor of seller on house purchasers' rescission claim but reverses on their fraud and misrepresentation claims.

  • Alterman Properties LLC v. Sunshine Plaza Associates Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Hal Leitman, (Rountree Leitman & Klein, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Welsh, (Welsh Law, LLC), Atlanta, Beverly Cohen, (Attorney at Law), Roswell, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1774

    Court affirms summary judgment in favor of shopping center owner on tenant's liability for payment of certain common area expenses

  • The Hatchett Firm, P. C. et al. v. Atlanta Life Financial Group, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-30
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Banerjee, (Kumar, Prabhu, Patel & Banerjee, L.L.C.), Atlanta, Angelina Whitaker, (Blue Sky Law), Smyrna, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lisa Wolgast, Talia Wagner, (Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1723

    Court reverses summary judgment order that had been in favor of sub-lessor due to outstanding issue of material fact, but affirms order against subtenants' counterclaims

  • Patrick v. Board of Regents of the University of Georgia

    Publication Date: 2021-03-26
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Woods, (Deming, Parker, Hoffman, Campbell, & Daly, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Logan Winkles, (Georgia Office of the Attorney General), Atlanta, Ronald Stay, David Carson, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A2045

    Court affirms dismissal of breach of contract complaint because contract was only implied and defendant did not waive sovereign immunity.