Wargo French is pleased to announce that Vernon Strickland in our Atlanta office has been promoted to Partner. Mr. Strickland practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation, financial services litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment law and internal investigations. Mr. Strickland began his legal career with an AmLaw 100 firm in Atlanta before joining Wargo French in 2016. Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr.
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 is a proud sponsor of the 14th production of the Atlanta Bar Association’s “A Courthouse Line.” Our very own Vernon Strickland will be performing in support of the meaningful charitable work of the Atlanta Bar Foundation at the brand-new Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center on November 1
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
Wargo French was honored to have our CLE titled “The New Era: Clouding Around with Data” chosen to present at NAMWOLF’s (National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms) Annual Meeting in Chicago. A special thanks to our panel which included, our Corporate Partner, Alina Singer, Ashley Tan, Senior Counsel at Complex Networks, Ilanit Leibowitz, Vice President & Corporate Counsel at Prudential Financial, Peggy Miller, Special Counsel at MWH Law Group LLP, and Shantanu Singh, Assistant General Counsel &
Wargo French had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending NAMWOLF's (National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms) Annual Meeting in Chicago. We enjoyed seeing our NAMWOLF friends and colleagues at the In-House Counsel Meet & Greet Reception and had a FANtastic time at the Law Firm Expo. Looking forward to the Business Meeting in February and continuing our partnership with NAMWOLF!
Wargo French is a proud sponsor of the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC). We had the pleasure of attending the 36th Annual GMSDC Spirit of Alliance Awards Dinner at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. It was a wonderful event and celebration of supplier diversity!