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Jones Day

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Handles an array of complex disputes on a regional and national scale, including product liability cases, securities litigation and First Amendment claims. Also assists a broad international client base with high-stakes white-collar matters. Highlighted for its experience at both trial and appellate level, fielding a strong group of expert advocates.

Strengths

One source notes: "I have an extremely positive impression of the team. Their strength is in being able to handle exceedingly complex cases and give their full attention to develop and execute defense strategies."

Another says: "The attorneys have the highest commitment to clients and are very thorough."

Work highlights

Represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a number of smoking-and-health lawsuits nationwide.

Continued to defend the former CEO of the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Atlanta against 12 DOJ indictments and allegations, including mail fraud and wire fraud.

Notable practitioners

Jamila Hall maintains a broad white-collar criminal defense practice, acting for both companies and individuals. She has substantial experience in matters concerning allegations of fraud and tax violations, and handles both governmental and internal investigations.
"She's a fantastic lawyer with excellent judgment." "She is a phenomenal lawyer; I have never worked with anyone who is so dedicated to her clients."

Michael McConnell maintains a broad litigation practice, including securities class actions and SEC investigations. He also leads the litigation team in Atlanta.
"He is wonderful to work with and is simply an excellent lawyer. He is very knowledgeable in director's liability and securities litigation." "He is communicative, smart and strategic."

Richard Deane is held in high regard for his white-collar criminal defense work. He routinely acts for individual executives and corporations facing allegations of fraud and FCA violations.
"He is universally well thought of by fellow defense lawyers, prosecutors and judges. When he talks people listen and he is assertive not aggressive." "He has enormous respect in the Bar, a great demeanor and all the tools as a good defense lawyer."

Stephanie Parker has an excellent standing in the Georgia market and cochairs the firm's business and tort litigation practice. She handles product liability claims as well as patent infringement suits.
"She has a great reputation in the Georgia Bar."

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Litigation

Jones Day

firm
Location

1420 Peachtree Street, N.E.

Suite 800

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309-3053

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Georgia

Litigation: General Commercial


Stephanie E Parker
Band 2

Litigation: Securities


Michael J McConnell
Band 1

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Jamila Hall
Band 3
Richard H Deane Jr
Band 1