Opened in 2011, the Atlanta office is led by managing partners Chad Shultz and Leslie Eason. Chad handles commercial disputes and is a practice group leader for the Firm’s Employment section, with almost 30 years of experience litigating in state and federal courts across the county. Leslie has a national litigation practice focusing on employment law, torts, products liability, and commercial disputes. Together Chad and Leslie lead a team of skilled attorneys in Atlanta who, in addition to the practice areas mentioned above, also defend insureds and companies in matters involving catastrophic injury, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, construction litigation and state and federal consumer protection statutes.
Gordon & Rees’s Atlanta office also handles a wide variety of business transactions led by partner Alonzo Llorens, including public offerings, private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, formation of funds, strategic alliances, film financing and general corporate matters.
Gordon & Rees’s Atlanta office also boasts great people with strong ties to the Atlanta community. Our attorneys have served the community as President of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Board Member of Dad’s Garage (a local, non-profit comedy theater), members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, law professors at Emory University and Georgia State University, graduates of the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy, members of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Board Member of the Ron Clark Academy — and much more.