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ATC is Proud to Announce Eadaoin Waller Named Partner

Eadaoin WallerAndersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Eadaoin Waller has been elected by the shareholders as a partner in the firm. Brad Carr, head of the firm’s corporate department, said: “Through her career at ATC, Eadaoin has developed expertise in guiding our corporate clients through the spectrum of corporate and non-profit issues, with a strong focus on common sense solutions, efficiency and service.  We are excited to welcome her to the ranks of partnership.”

Eadaoin Waller is part of the corporate group of Andersen, Tate & Carr. Her practice focuses on employment law (employee handbooks and contracts; severance agreements; employer policies and procedures; non-compete/non-solicit and confidentiality agreements; intellectual property protection issues), mergers and acquisitions (stock and asset transactions), general corporate law (choice of entity and entity formation; shareholder and partnership agreements; general corporate advice) and non-profit law (including the assistance of charitable entitles in obtaining 501(c)(3) tax exempt status).

Eadaoin serves on the Boards of the Human Resources Management Group at the Gwinnett Co. Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of Oconee County and the Oconee County Arts Foundation (OCAF).  Born in Ireland, she is a passionate member of Atlanta’s Irish community and of Atlanta’s Irish Chamber of Commerce.


Trinity Hundredmark Appears as Legal Analyst Discussing “Banning the Box”

HundredmarkTrinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Cavuto on the Fox Business Network.   Trinity discussed an administrative order issued by  Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn “banning the box” on applications for state government jobs. Pursuant to the order, state government job applicants with criminal histories will no longer have to check a box disclosing that they have been convicted of, or pled guilty to, a crime.  Trinity explained that by removing the box, every individual gets a fair opportunity to make a first impression and stand on their job qualifications, at least initially.

Attorney Trinity Hundredmark of Andersen, Tate & Carr on HLN   Leave a comment

HundredmarkATC attorney Trinity Hundredmark was a guest contributor on HLN’s “Raising America” on June 11, 2013. She commented on a variety of topics, including jury questions in the Jodi Arias trial, the Brett Seacat murder trial, and jury selection. Watch an excerpt here:

Congratulations to Matt Reeves for Inclusion in the Leadership Gwinnett Class of 2014!   Leave a comment

Congratulationsmatt-reeves to Matt Reeves for being chosen to be part of the 29th Class of Leadership Gwinnett!

Matt will soon join the number of attorneys at ATC that have graduated from the Leadership Gwinnett program over the years, with the skills to educate, equip, and engage in the community.  Those attorneys include: Ethel Andersen, Tom Tate, Brad Carr, Kathleen Guy, Scott Duncan, Jim Joedecke, Pat McDonough, Don Swift, Brian Carmony and, most recently, Amy Bray.

With a strong history of creating a legacy of success in Gwinnett and metro Atlanta, the 29th class of Leadership Gwinnett is set to begin in August 2013 to drive positive change in the region. From the nearly 350 nominations received for the nine-month experience, Leadership Gwinnett alumni selected the final group of 42 based on work experience, accomplishments, community involvement, education and other information from their individual applications.  The program year is comprised of two overnight retreats, seven learning days covering leadership in a world class community, infrastructure, economics, education, health & human services, justice and regional relations, as well as monthly study groups and other activities.

Posted June 5, 2013 by Amy Bray in In the News

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ATC Announces New Managing Partner, Don Swift   Leave a comment

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Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Donald L. Swift, III has been elected by the shareholders to serve as Managing Partner of the firm. “Don is an excellent lawyer and with his strong communication skills, personal decency and integrity, and understanding of our corporate culture, he has the respect of all of the partners here. I know he will perform superbly in this challenging role and will carry on our tradition of strong and effective managing partners,” says firm founder, Thomas J. Andersen.

Don succeeds Tom Tate, who completed his second term as Managing Partner. “With his background in both law and business, Don is the perfect choice to take over as managing partner. I am confident he will help lead us to continued growth and success in the coming years,” says Tate.

Don is a shareholder in the litigation department of Andersen, Tate & Carr. In addition to his new managerial responsibilities, Don will continue to practice in the area of complex civil litigation and dispute resolution. “I am excited about this new opportunity to lead Andersen, Tate & Carr into the future. We are poised for growth and looking for new ways to serve both our existing and prospective clients.”

About to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. was founded in 1988. In that time the firm has grown from two to almost thirty attorneys and over sixty employees, making it the largest business law firm in Gwinnett County. The firm’s roots in Gwinnett County reach back much further; however, as some of its attorneys have practiced here since the mid-1970s. Andersen, Tate & Carr has become one of the preeminent law firms in suburban Atlanta by offering unparalleled legal representation in a wide variety of practice areas, such as real estate & banking, corporate & business transactions, civil litigation, land use & development, estate planning, criminal defense, and family law.

Brad Carr remarked, “I think the election of Don Swift as the new Managing Partner is simply further evidence of the continued growth of the firm and our practice. As the firm celebrates its first 25 years, I believe we have positioned ourselves to continue to be one of the premier law firms in the region for the next 25 years.” In recent years, Andersen, Tate & Carr’s reputation has spread beyond its base in Gwinnett County, to a practice that encompasses metro Atlanta. Today, the firm stands as one of the area’s most respected law firms, matching the expertise and sophistication of a “Downtown Firm” with “Small Town Firm” personal attention and dedication to its clients’ needs. The firm also encourages its attorneys and staff to take an active role in their community and to give back through community service, and civic and charitable activities throughout the year.

Posted February 14, 2013 by Amy Bray in In the News

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ATC Welcomes Robert Thomas to our Litigation Department   Leave a comment

Robert Thomas has joined our firm as an Associate in our Litigation Department.  He has represented clients in a wide array of commercial litigation and construction law matters in both state and federal courts, mediations, and arbitrations.  Prior to joining Andersen, Tate & Carr, he worked with the South Carolina law firm of Haynsworth, Sinkler, Boyd, P.A., in Greenville, South Carolina.

 Robert received his Juris Doctorate cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law.  While in law school, Robert worked with Priti Suri and Associates, a law firm based in New Delhi, India, with a focus on international commercial arbitration.  Robert also enjoyed a very successful moot court career, during which he was part of a team winning the best team and best brief awards at the Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition.  He also received the honor of best oralist in Georgia’s Talmadge competition, and at the National Moot Court Competition Southeast Regional.

 Robert attended the University of Georgia for his undergraduate education, where he majored in both English Literature and Religion, and completed a minor in Spanish.  While an undergrad, Robert spent a summer teaching English to students of all ages at a secondary language institute in Trujillo, Peru.

 Robert was born and raised in Albany, Georgia.

Posted March 21, 2012 by Amy Bray in In the News

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Congratulations to the new Director of Paralegal Certification for 2012

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One of our own, Janet Wilson Williams, RP, will serve as the 2012 Director of Paralegal Certification of the Georgia Association of Paralegals.  This is her second year on GAP’s Board of Directors.

 Ms. Williams is one of the currently 32 PACE Registered Paralegals in the state of Georgia and is a graduate of The National Center for Paralegal Training, formerly of Atlanta.  She has 21 years of paralegal experience in the law firm setting, the past six years of which serving as paralegal to shareholder Michael J. Hay at Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. in our commercial real estate department.

From all of us at ATC, congratulations Janet!


Posted January 4, 2012 by Amy Bray in In the News

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