Wargo French had the pleasure of partnering with Loeb.nyc to host the first meeting of a dynamic group of women in venture capital in the Southeast on January 29th to discuss opportunities for women investors. We are excited to support a growing group that will continue to build, collaborate with one another and fund startups.
Team Wargo French was excited to join in the 2020 Cycle for Survival ride in Miami, Florida. Cycle for Survival raises funds to research, treat and cure rare forms of cancer. This is Wargo French’s third year participating in the Miami ride and we could not be more proud to raise funds for such an important cause!
On December 13, 2019, Wargo French obtained a jury verdict for its client MSouth Equity Partners against Alston & Bird after a two-week jury trial. The jury found that Alston committed malpractice by rendering negligent tax advice in 2011, and subsequently in 2013 and 2014 through its communications with MSouth regarding the error and an ongoing audit by the IRS. The jury awarded MSouth $4.7M as compensation. Wargo French is very pleased to have helped MSouth achieve this result after four years of litigation. Congratulations to the Wargo French trial team -
Wargo French was proud to have represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Munilla Construction Management Bankruptcy case involving the FIU Bridge collapse. We are pleased that confirmation was achieved.
Stacey Godfrey Evans, a partner in our Atlanta office, had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the 26th Annual Cobb Collaborative Human Services Awards. Award nominees were recognized for their dedication to working with (or volunteering with) those less fortunate in the community, their professionalism within the community, and their collaboration with others and involvement in the community.
Wargo French is proud to announce that two attorneys in our Miami office have been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide for 2020. Michael Foster has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in the areas of corporate and business litigation and bankruptcy and Nicola Gelormino has been recognized as a “Top Up & Comer Lawyer” in the area of litigation. Congratulations to Michael and Nicola!
Wargo French is proud to announce that Vernon Strickland, a partner in our Atlanta office, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2020. Leadership Georgia stands apart as one of the nation’s oldest and most successful leadership-training programs for young business, civic and community leaders with the desire and potential to work together for a better Georgia. Approximately 60 participants are selected each year from a pool of several hundred applicants from across the state. Congratulations