Currently representing WellPoint Health Networks in acquisition of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and its holding company.
Lead outside counsel to Georgia Lottery Corporation; supervised legal aspects of start-up of Georgia Lottery in 1993.
Represented AT&T in major tax dispute with State Revenue Department.
Represented Vista Resources in obtaining state regulatory approval of purchase of casualty insurer.
Represented CSX Railroad in obtaining land use, and environmental permits for two major intermodal rail/truck facilities.
Headed effort to obtain necessary development approvals for a 3.5 million square-foot office complex which will include the corporate headquarters for Hewlett-Packard.
Selected as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine for Administrative Law excellence (2004-2005).
Named to the Top Rated Lawyers Guide to Energy/Environmental/Natural Resources Law (2012).
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Gaming Law and Government Relations Law (2006-2014).
Senior Counsel, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2009-present
Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1973-2008
Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1967-1973
Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1979-1980
Executive Secretary, Governor George Busbee, 1975-1978
Member, Executive Committee
· Chairman, Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission 1991-1999
· Chairman, Visiting Nurse Health System
· Trustee, Richard B. Russell Foundation
· Emeritus Trustee, University of Georgia Foundation
· Lawyers Club of Atlanta
· Atlanta Bar Association
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