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According to the National Law Journal's 2018 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 2039 attorneys and is ranked 7th in the United States.  With $1,804,200,000...
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  • The State v. Owens

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Fani T. Willis, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, Burke Olivia Doherty, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, Christopher M. Carr, Paula Khristian Smith, Patricia B. Attaway Burton, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Lauren Beth Shubow, (Office of the Public Defender), Atlanta, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0640

    Court reverses grant of a new trial in a felony murder case, finding no error by the trial court as toa verdict form, and vacates and remands one count for resentencing

  • Walker v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaGrua
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ashleigh Bartkus Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, P.C.), Marietta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Michael Alexander Oldham, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Fani T. Willis, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, David K. Getachew-Smith, Sr., (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0779

    Court affirms convictions for felony murder and other crimes over defendant's challenges to evidence and contentions of ineffective assistance of counsel.

  • Thornton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Randall Paul Sharp, (Sharp Georgia Law Firm), Smyrna, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Alex Martin Bernick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, John H. Cranford, Jr., Christopher R. Keegan, Robert William Mooradian, (Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Newnan, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0709

    Court affirms convictions for malice murder and other crimes over defendant's contentions of insufficient evidence and instances of trial court error

  • Tiraboschi v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-08-31
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Wayne Tarleton, (Georgia Public Defender Council - Appellate Division), Atlanta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Alex Martin Bernick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Joshua Bradley Smith, Jared Tolton Williams, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0574

    Court affirms murder conviction over defendant's challenge to the trial court's admission of evidence of his prior convictions

  • Hinton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-08-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nicholas Earl White, Warner Robbins, Elizabeth Rosenwasser, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, Joseph C. Timothy Lewis, (JCTL Law), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Matthew Blackwell Crowder, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Fani T. Willis, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, (Fulton County Districtattorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0865

    Eyewitness's Initial Hesitancy in Identifying Defendant Did Not Preclude Jury From Crediting Witness's Identification at Trial

  • Moon v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-07-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kirby Clements, Jr., (The Clements Law Group, LLC.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Margaret Ellen Heap, Bradley Robert Thompson, (Office of the District Attorney Eastern Judicial Circuit), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0454

    Trial Court's Removal of Holdout Juror During Deliberation Without Sufficient Cause Was Prejudicial Error

  • Harvey et al. v. Merchan

    Publication Date: 2021-07-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Candace Ellene Rader, (Candace E Rader P.C.), Carrollton, Met Merritt Lane, (Shadrix Lane & Parmer, PC), Carrollton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Esther Dina Feuer Panitch, (The Panitch Law Group, P.C.), Atlanta, Brian Joseph Atkinson, Emily M. Hetherington, Devin LeDrut Mashman, (Wilbanks Cease Clinic), Athens, for Appellee; Paul E. Weathington, (Weathington, LLC), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellant; Lyle Griffin Warshauer, (Warshauer Law Group, P.C.), Atlanta, Darren Wade Penn, Kevin M. Ketner, (Penn Law LLC), Atlanta, Jacqueline Olivia Eisermann, Richard A. Horder, (Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0143

    Law Applies to Torts Committed in Georgia, While Quebec Law Applies to Torts Committed in Quebec; Trial Court Must Compare Respective Limitations Periods

  • Kinslow v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-07-19
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sydney Rene Strickland, Leigh Ann Webster, (Strickland Webster, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Daniel William Alan Peach, Patsy A. Austin-Gatson, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S20G1001

    Court reverses defendant's conviction for computer trespass, concluding that the evidence did not support a violation of the statutory language

  • Thomas v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bentley C. Adams, III, (Attorney at Law), Lihue, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Mark Samuel Lindemann, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Deborah D. Wellborn, Sherry Boston, Jason Matthew Rea, (Dekalb County District Attorney's Office), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0395

    Trial Court in Felony Murder Case Did Not Err by Failing to Instruct Jury on Impeachment by a Prior Felony Conviction

  • Maxwell v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Melton
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Steven Lee Sparger, Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Matthew Breedon, Margaret Ellen Heap, Bradley Robert Thompson, (Office of the District Attorney Eastern Judicial Circuit), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0302

    Trial Court Should Have Dismissed Street Gang Activity Counts as They Were Explicitly Premised in Indictment on Counts That Were Dismissed

  • Holmes v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick Gregory Sellars, Katherine Morgan Mason, Lucy Dodd Roth, (Augusta Circuit Public Defender's Office), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Michael Alexander Oldham,, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Joshua Bradley Smith, Natalie Spires Paine, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0377

    Trial Court Did Not Err in Charging Jury to 'Consider With Great Care and Caution' Felony Murder Defendant's Out-of-Court Statements