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Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 3:39pm

Wargo French partner and Georgia Super Lawyers honoree Stacey Godfrey Evans was interviewed in the 2020 edition of the Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters magazine.  Stacey has advocated for years to maintain and expand The HOPE Scholarship: Helping Others Pursue Education program, which has provided more than $3 billion in merit-based financial aid to Georgia students attending college and technical schools since 1993.  In 2015, Stacey funded a new scholarship for first generation students at The University of G

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:47am

On February 29, 2020, Vernon Strickland and Tiffany Watkins attended Mercer Law’s Annual Alumni Dinner in Atlanta with the proud support of Wargo French as a Dean’s Circle sponsor.  We enjoyed reconnecting with our fellow Mercer Alumni.  Go Bears!    

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Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 3:11pm

Wargo French had the pleasure of participating in the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) 2020 Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale.  We enjoyed team-building at the Amazing Race with our NAMWOLF partner firms, engaging with many of our fantastic current clients and meeting new companies working to enhance their inclusion efforts.  As always, it was a great event!  Looking forward to attending the Annual Meeting in September in Baltimore, Maryland and continuing our partnership with NAMWOLF!

Posted on Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:02pm
Wargo French had the pleasure of sponsoring The University of Georgia (UGA) School of Law's Women Law Student Association (WLSA) event “Women Helping Women: Mentoring and Networking Lessons Learned,” on February 11, 2020.   We enjoyed a lively discussion from UGA alumni on mentorship and networking.
A special thanks are owed to Shivani Patel, WLSA President, and our panel, which included Stacey Evans, Partner in our Atlanta office, Pamela Roper, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Posted on Monday, February 17, 2020 - 11:25am

Wargo French is proud to announce that Joseph Wargo, Michael French, David Pernini and Stacey Godfrey Evans have been recognized on the Georgia Super Lawyers list for 2020.  Congratulations to Joe, Mike, David and Stacey! 

Posted on Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:26pm

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.

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Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:21am

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!

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Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020 - 3:54pm

Wargo French is pleased to announce that Laurie Selkowitz and Jeff Williams in our Los Angeles office have been promoted to Partner.  Ms. Selkowitz practices in the areas of general corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, technology law and intellectual property and trade secrets.   Mr.

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:49pm

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 -

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:42pm

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.

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