Jill is a business litigator with 20 years of experience in a variety of commercial disputes, including litigation involving real estate, banking and financial services, unfair competition and trusts and estates. She regularly advises financial institutions about account, contract and subpoena compliance issues, and regularly advises financial institutions and employers about garnishment matters. Jill is admitted to practice before all Georgia trial and appellate courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Successfully defended high-rise office building owner in brokerage commission dispute involving a proposed multiple-floor lease. Amend v. 485 Properties, 401 F.3d 1255 (11th Cir. Mar. 3, 2005), 409 F.3d 1288 (May 19, 2005), 280 Ga. 327 (Mar. 13, 2006), 443 F.3d 799 (Mar. 22, 2006)
- Defended financial services company against claims from a service provider for over $1 million in equipment and services, causing service provider to abandon claims in their entirety
- Successfully defended financial institution against prime rate fraud, RICO and contract claims by guarantors and principal borrower
- Defended owner of condominium pads against claims by potential purchaser for specific performance or damages, resulting in dismissal or summary judgment in client’s favor on all claims
- Represented financial institution in fraud and RICO case against former loan officer, car salesman and car dealership arising out of falsified loan documents on approximately 85 car loans
- Secured child’s return to her father in Mexico in Hague Convention case
- Regularly represents financial services companies in litigation involving contract and tort claims, and counsels clients to reduce the likelihood of future litigation