Conducted due diligence review of labor and employment issues, with an emphasis on wage and hour issues under federal and state law, for a major Georgia vision care retailer group, in connection with its merger with an affiliate of a major Boston, Massachusetts, private equity firm, and its simultaneous acquisition of a privately held retailer of optical products and services headquartered in New Jersey.   The acquisition involved more than 110 locations nationwide.

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Barry W. Thomas v. Motorola, Inc.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cingular Wireless LLC, et al.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cox Communications, Inc., et al.; Thomas v. Adelphia Communications Corp., et al.; Thomas v. Alltel, et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a number of defendants, including Motorola, AT&T, and Cox Communications in two parallel patent more
Race Discrimination and Retaliation Litigation
Represented a major defense contractor in a lawsuit in which an employee claimed that he failed to receive certain promotions or job transfers more
Compensation plans for the world's #2 chain of office supply stores
Advise the world's #2 chain of office supply stores regarding equity compensation plan and deferred compensation plans. more
Warrior Sports, Inc. v. Reebok Int'l Ltd.

The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Reebok in a patent infringement case relating to multiple patents on more