Law360 reported on a complaint filed by Wargo French for an insurance company client, seeking a pre-verdict declaration that there was no bad faith failure to settle because the policy limit demand was hollow. The matter was initiated by our Los Angeles office, attorneys Christina Roberto and Raymond Tittmann. “The good faith covenant should not be treated as a tool of manipulation; settlement demands should only be made with a genuine inte
Joseph Wargo, partner in our Atlanta office, was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on a recent court decision granting the NFL a temporary restraining order against unknown counterfeiters ahead of Super Bowl LIII. While granting such relief is not common, “This isn’t the NFL’s first rodeo,” Wargo said. “I’m fairly confident they were able to provide evidence of what happened in the past to show the likelihood that it would happen in the future.”
On Saturday, January 26, 2019, Wargo French participated in the 2019 Cycle for Survival in Miami to combat and cure rare forms of cancer. It was an amazing ride supporting a great cause!
Wargo French hosted a great panel discussion on January 24, 2019 in our Miami office regarding Long-Term Goals: Good Habits of Strong Leaders. We discussed topics relating to the habits leaders have developed that have allowed them to become and remain successful, challenges women face in corporate careers, and how to overcome these challenges by identifying and implementing good habits. We enjoyed discussing these topics with our guest speakers, Dr.
Wargo French is pleased to announce that Vernon Strickland in our Atlanta office has been promoted to Partner. Mr. Strickland practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation, financial services litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment law and internal investigations. Mr. Strickland began his legal career with an AmLaw 100 firm in Atlanta before joining Wargo French in 2016. Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr.
Wargo French sponsored the 36th Annual Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) Judicial Reception on December 12, 2018, honoring members of the judiciary of Miami-Dade. The Firm has been the exclusive Title Sponsor of this event for over 5 years. We were honored to receive the Friends of FAWL Award for our involvement and commitment to the organization. It was a fantastic event!
We are excited to announce that Stacey Evans, a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and Democratic candidate for Governor, has joined Wargo French as a Partner in our Atlanta office. Stacey has a long history of public service and legal excellence. We are pleased to have Stacey on our team!