HAGRS LLP Obtains Complete Defense Verdict After 5-Day Jury Trial.
Hall, Arbery, Gilligan, Robert & Shanlever LLP has secured a complete defense verdict for its client, a nationally acclaimed sports organization, following a five-day jury trial before Chief Judge Robert C. I. McBurney in Fulton County Superior Court (Atlanta, Georgia). HAGRS’s trial team of partner Matt Gilligan and associates Elizabeth Newton and Brian Abrams defended their client against defamation and other claims asserted by the Plaintiff (another business). The Plaintiff sought over $1.6 million in damages. After five days of trial testimony, the Jury rendered a complete defense verdict after less than 2 hours of deliberations.