English: The Dunwoody Farmhouse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
ATC litigation partner Matt Reeves represented Dunwoody City Council Member Dr. Adrian Bonser, a dentist, in getting ethics charges against her dropped. This was the first Board of Ethics matter in the new City of Dunwoody, and included approximately six months of proceedings and a four-hour ethics hearing in September. The dispute centered around complex Georgia Open Meetings Act and Executive Session issues.
Matt was counsel to the Georgia House Judiciary Committee Chairman during the 2008 Georgia General Assembly, when legislation was approved to create the City of Dunwoody. Matt has handled many governmental litigation matters, in addition to litigating eminent domain, business, real estate and probate cases.
English: Gwinnett County Historic Courthouse, Lawrenceville GA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Congratulations to our own Matt Reeves for being awarded the 2012 Pro Bono Project Award for outstanding service to the citizens of Gwinnett County and the legal community from the Gwinnett County Bar Association at its Law Day celebration.
Matt also received recognition for his contributions as the president of the Gwinnett County Bar Association for his 2011 – 2012 term, during the 50th anniversary of the Gwinnett County Bar Association.
Oconee County courthouse in Watkinsville, Georgia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
ATC Partner Matt Reeves addressed the Oconee County Rotary Club in Watkinsville on March 20, 2012, on the topic of Condemnation/Eminent Domain. Firm corporate attorney Eadaoin Waller is a member of the club. Property owners in fast-growing counties such as Oconee County, Gwinnett County, and surrounding counties frequently encounter condemnation, and Matt and several other ATC attorneys including managing partner Tom Tate and Jim Joedecke have tried many condemnation cases to verdict in recent years. Matt spoke to the club about legal issues concerning condemnation, the Landowners Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Kelo decision. Reeves answered questions from Rotarians, and the club made a donation to the “Oconee Wee Read” program in Matt’s honor following the presentation.
Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has elected R. Matthew “Matt” Reeves as a member of the firm.
Matt Reeves is a veteran business, real estate, and probate litigation attorney at Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. He is the President-Elect of the Gwinnett County Bar Association and was counsel to the House Judiciary Committee during the 2008 Georgia General Assembly. Matt graduated with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law and Mercer University. He and his wife, Suzette, have three young children and reside in Duluth. Reeves is optimistic about the future of Gwinnett County and the firm, in part because he interviewed with the firm as a law student the week after September 11, 2001 and remembers witnessing the post-9/11 recovery in the area after extremely dark days.