Legal Guide

Commercial Litigation in Atlanta

Experienced Commercial Litigation Attorneys in Atlanta covers a wide range of lawsuits. The process begins with a plaintiff's attorney filing a lawsuit against the defendant, and it ends with a verdict or settlement agreement decided by a judge or jury. The process involves testimony, discovery, and documentation review. The Atlanta-based attorneys at Luke and Wessman have experience in a variety of commercial litigation cases.

Luke started his career practicing commercial litigation in Atlanta

Luke McCloud focuses his practice on complex civil and patent litigation. He has tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts. His clients have included global pharmaceutical manufacturers, financial institutions, and law firms. He has won accolades for his work, including being named a Rising Star by Law360 and The Legal 500.

Luke has worked on high-profile cases and has won a number of notable verdicts. In his latest case, Luke prevailed in a multi-million dollar dispute between two managing partners of a major New York City law firm. He also secured a dismissal of a $400 million class-action lawsuit against a large New York City real estate company. Luke also successfully argued an appeal in the New York State Court of Appeals on behalf of workers who cleaned up downtown Manhattan after 9-11. He also obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in antitrust price-fixing suits. He also advised several investment banks in connection with $200 billion of troubled credit transactions.

Luke started his career practicing commercial litigation in Atlanta in 1999. After earning a J.D. from Harvard Law School, he worked in a variety of areas related to business and technology. He currently focuses his practice on complex litigation, white collar investigations, and international arbitration. He also represents companies and individuals in diverse industries, including technology, finance, and real estate. He has represented numerous Fortune 50 companies and high-net-worth individuals, as well as high-profile entrepreneurs and corporations in complex commercial litigation cases.

Mark Wessman is a professor at Tulane law school

Mark Wessman has been a faculty member at Tulane law school since 1987 and specializes in commercial litigation in Atlanta. His practice is focused on contracts, secured transactions, and bankruptcy law. He has authored several textbooks and published numerous articles on topics such as the doctrine of consideration and general contract theory. Previously, he taught at New York Law School, clerked in the U.S. District Court for California, and practiced commercial litigation in Atlanta. His outstanding teaching has been honored by graduating classes at Tulane, with the Felix Frankfurter Award.

Professor Wessman has been recognized by his peers as an exceptional scholar and has been recognized with many awards and honors, including the John Minor Wisdom Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Scholarship. His contributions to the Tulane Law Review have also been recognized.

Franklin Trapp is a former Certified Public Accountant

A former Certified Public Accountant, Franklin Trapp has a diverse legal practice involving commercial litigation and antitrust. He also has extensive experience in white-collar criminal defense, grand jury investigations, and professional malpractice. In addition to practicing law in Atlanta, Trapp has worked with the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the Criminal Division Fraud Section. He also served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Middle District of Florida.

Anna Marie Darshini is a graduate of Georgia Tech

Anna Marie Darshini is a native of Decatur, Georgia and graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She loves to volunteer and spend time with her favorite book, the Bluebook. After graduation, she plans to join Womble Bond Dickinson.

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