Successful Cases


Polk County v. Ellington, 306 Ga. App. 193 (2010). Successfully defended county paramedics against claims of negligent patient care.

Richardson v. Phillips, 309 Ga. App. 773(2011). Successfully defended county commissioner against conflict of interest claim.

Lawson v. Lincoln County, 292 Ga. App. 527 (2008). Obtained ruling for county that sheriff was required to turn over funds collected at the jail to the county’s general fund.

Murray v. Department of Transportation, 284 Ga. App. 263 (2007). Obtained immunity for county employees in a wrongful death action arising from alleged delay in the installation of a traffic signal.

Marlowe v. Colquitt County, 278 Ga. App. 184 (2006). Obtained ruling that county manager’s multi-year contract was invalid to the extent it required severance pay equal to remaining term of contract.

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government v. McCrary, 280 Ga. 901 (2006). Successfully defended unified government against claims concerning health insurance benefits due retirees.

Torbett v. Butts County, 271 Ga. 521 (1999). Successfully defended county against challenge to the abandonment of a county road.

Lovins v. Lee, 53 F.3d 1208 (11th Cir. 1995). Successfully defended county sheriff from civil rights claims arising from the release of an inmate who raped innocent victim.

Warren v. Crawford, 927 F.2d 559 (11th Cir. 1991). Successfully defended county against county employee’s claim of wrongful termination.

Lee v. Hutson, 810 F.2d 1030 (11th Cir. 1987). Successfully defended county sheriff in response to employee’s due process challenge to her termination.


Bank Reference:  SunTrust Bank

Nicole Daniel, Vice President and Branch Manager

942 Highway 81 East

McDonough, GA 30252

(770) 954-3114

CPA Reference:    Lewis Robinson

Greg Hammonds

Toni Schwahn

Robinson, Whaley, Hammonds & Allison, P.C.

115 Westridge Industrial Blvd. Suite 200

McDonough, GA 30253

(770) 914-1040


Clients:                 David Paulk

Director Risk Management and Insurance


50 Hurt Plaza

Suite 1030

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-5022


LaTonya Nix Wiley

County Attorney

Henry County, Georgia

140 Henry Parkway

McDonough, GA 30253

`                  (770) 288-6240


Michael Brewer

Deputy County Administrator

Butts County, Georgia

625 West Third Street

Jackson, GA 30233

(770) 775-8200