Notable Plaintiff Wins

A reputation for success.
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BUSINESS LITIGATION

Breach of Contract

  • Representing an international financial services company, Caplan Cobb lawyers secured a confidential multi-million-dollar settlement in a case alleging fraudulent transfer and successor liability.
  • Secured a confidential seven-figure settlement in a complex business dispute brought on behalf of a telecommunications company alleging breach of contract, fraudulent transfers, and successor liability.
  • Obtained a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of a national private equity firm in a dispute relating to an investment in an alternative-energy project.

Class Actions

  • Representing a class of insulation contractors, recovered $112.25 million in an antitrust enforcement action, one of the highest antitrust settlements to date in the state of Georgia.
  • Representing a class of public employees in a class action involving retirement health benefits.

Joint Venture / Member-Manager / Investor Disputes

  • Obtained a confidential settlement in case arising out of a failed business acquisition. At the conclusion of the matter, the managing partner of the private equity firm praised Caplan Cobb as among “the most skilled, artful, and effective lawyers I’ve seen.”

Public Contracts

  • Advised international defense manufacturer in a successful bid-protest action relating to a multi-million-dollar procurement.
  • On behalf of a large construction firm, persuaded a large metro-Atlanta county to reverse its award of a $6 million transportation contract. From start to finish, the entire process took just three weeks.

Real Estate Litigation

  • Obtained a six-figure settlement on behalf of a medical research company in a commercial lease dispute.

RICO

  • Representing a large construction firm, obtained a 100% recovery and attorneys’ fees in a RICO action arising out of a publicly financed construction project in Savannah.

CONSTITUTIONAL and WHISTLEBLOWER LITIGATION

  • On behalf of a whistleblower, secured a six-figure settlement in a case alleging retaliation against a public agency.
  • Representing a citizen journalist, obtained a six-figure settlement in a case alleging violations of her First Amendment rights by a local municipality.
  • Representing a class of indigent defendants, achieved comprehensive systemic reform of Georgia’s system for providing appellate indigent defense.

APPELLATE PRACTICE

  • Along with trial counsel Bobby Lee Cook, successfully defended an appeal and collateral attack on a jury verdict of $500,000 in a personal-injury dispute against a large retailer.

Testimonials

  • "Took the lead on a complex appeal before the Georgia Supreme Court. . . . Professional, energetic, and effective in his presentation, and his writing and oral argument skills were outstanding."

    Co-counsel in a Complex Appeal and a Partner in a Major National Law Firm
  • “Quick and creative . . . work is of the highest quality . . . painstaking excellence.”

    Southern Center for Human Rights
  • “James is one of the best lawyers I’ve ever tried a case with. He’s meticulous, very smart, has excellent judgment, and is unflappable in even the most difficult circumstances.”

    Co-counsel in a Securities Action and a Partner in a Major Law Firm
  • "Highest quality of written and oral advocacy.  Smart, thorough, and effective in the courtroom."

    Co-counsel in a Complex Appeal
  • “I get briefed all day by people around the world, [Brandon’s briefing] was a model—among the clearest, most thoughtful, and most informative I’ve ever gotten.”

    Director of International Strategy for a Fortune Global 500 Company
  • "Really amazing legal work."

    Co-counsel in an Antitrust Enforcement Suit and Partner with a Major Atlanta Law Firm
  • "Meticulous and incredibly thorough."

    Professor of Constitutional Law at a Georgia Law School
  • "Ethical, honest, and strong attorneys."

    Client and Founding Partner of an Atlanta Accounting Firm
  • "An outstanding trial attorney and advocate."

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • "Fantastic lawyer.  Legal ability and professionalism are off the charts."

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • “Approaches the law like an old war horse.”

    Co-counsel in federal constitutional case and former Director of ACLU
  • "An absolutely top-notch lawyer."

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • “Very highest standards of excellence, professionalism and public service.”

    Co-counsel and founding partner of major Atlanta law firm
  • “Articulate and intelligent and maintained [his] poise through intense questioning.”

    Co-counsel in appeal of significant financial dispute
  • “Poised, relaxed, responsive, and articulate.”

    Co-counsel in a Complex Appeal
  • "Extremely comfortable in the courtroom."

    Co-counsel in High-Profile Class Dispute
  • "First-rate analysis, writing, and advocacy skills."

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • "An excellent lawyer who provides his clients with representation on the highest level."

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • “Wise counselors in disputes, and effective, successful litigators.”

    Client and founding partner of an Atlanta-based accounting firm
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