Wargo French had the pleasure of participating in the NAMWOLF 2019 Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference in New Orleans. It was a great event! Laurie Selkowitz from our Los Angeles office was the moderator of the Transactional PAC CLE panel titled “Risky Business: Legal and Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence.” Wargo French attorneys also engaged with attorneys from other NAMWOLF firms and various in-house counsel on the subject of driving diversity and inclusion, and shared some best pra
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 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!
Wargo French proudly sponsored this year’s Numbers Too Big To Ignore Fundraising Luncheon hosted by The Atlanta Women's Foundation. The event featured Laura W. Bush and Dr. Jill Biden discussing “Transformation Through Education.” We were honored to have Robin Dunson from Cox Enterprises, Kimberly Gilfedder from Graphic Packaging, Avril McKean Dieser from UCB, and Christy Brown from Kwontum.io attend as our guests. What an inspiring event!
As a proud Gold Level sponsor of the Southeast Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT Southeast), Wargo French had the pleasure of attending and supporting the 15th Annual Red Letter Awards on Thursday evening. Wargo French's own Alina Singer and Ellen English serve on the Board of Directors of WICT Southeast and organized this year’s Red Letter Awards. We had the privilege of honoring five extraordinary women in the industry who have a
Wargo French sponsored the 23rd Annual Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) Judicial Luncheon on October 30, 2018, honoring the women judiciary of metro Atlanta. The Firm has been the exclusive sponsor of this event for the past 15 years. We were honored to have Kelly Wilcove from Assurant, Jennifer Blakely from Chick-fil-A, Inc., and Linda Seal from The Home Depot attend as our guests.
Wargo French recently obtained a published decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirming its win on behalf of a client sued by a former vendor. The trial court had granted summary judgment after finding all of the vendor's claims were barred by its own voluntary conduct. On appeal, the vendor argued that its conduct was not voluntary, but the product of economic duress imposed by Wargo French’s client. However, following briefing and a hotly-contested oral argument, Wargo French prevailed in a 2-1 decision. Congratulations to