• Dekalb County School District et al v. Gold et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-18
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Education
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Melton
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joshua Barrett Belinfante, (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC), Atlanta, Leslie J Bryan, Allegra J. Lawrence, Lisa Michele Haldar, Thomas Robinson Bundy, III, (Lawrence & Bundy LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Roy E. Barnes, John Frank Salter, Jr., (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, Jason James Carter, Jason James Carter, Michael Brian Terry, (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Kelly Jean Long Pridgen, Larry Wayne Ramsey, Jr., G. Joseph Scheuer, (Association County Commissioners of Georgia), Atlanta, W. Brooks Stillwell, III, (Brooks Stillwell LLC), Savannah, Jennifer Neison Herman, (Savannah City Attorney's Office), Savannah, J. Anderson Davis, Lee Barrett Carter (Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP), Rome, Gwin Copeland Hall, Caroline Elizabeth Porter, (Georgia Municipal Association), Atlanta, Phillip L. Hartley, (Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLP), Gainesville, for Amicus Appellant. Donald C. English, (Southern States Pba, Inc.), McDonough, Michael Thomas McGonigle, (Georgia Association of Educators), Tucker, Julie Johanna Oinonen, Mario Bernard Williams, (Williams Oinonen LLC), Atlanta, Matthew McKeithan Pence, (Professional Association of Georgia Educators), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S18G1419

    Trial court erred in granting summary judgment on a breach of contract matter for School District over employees' challenge to suspension of retirement plan payments.