The following is an overview of the expansive variety of disputes successfully handled by attorney Kevin A. Maxim:
Represented manufacturer/distributor in defense of claims brought by Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC in the State Court of Forsyth County, in which Saia alleged (among other things) that it had a contractual right under its 170-D Series Rules Tariff to revoke its alleged discounts.
Represented German luggage manufacturer in pursuit of distributor violating manufacturer’s trademarks and trade dress through business ties with manufacturer in China.
Defended city bike sharing company in defense of breach of contract claims stemming from bike-sharing network planning and roll-out.
Represented commercial landlords in numerous dispossessory and breach of lease actions against tenants.
Represented international airline in dispute with commercial aircraft service facility.
Represented commercial building owners in pursuit of property insurance claim against insurance company and its affiliates arising out of building fire.
Represented shareholder in commercial building enterprise dispute concerning financial relationship and allocation of enterprise’s funds among shareholders.
Served as lead trial counsel for commercial building owner in defense of roofing company’s claims for non-payment, and in prosecuting claims for defective construction.
Represented medical services firm purchaser through three-day arbitration hearing against the firm’s founder and seller.
Defended numerous former employees against claims brought by their former employers, including claims that the former employees allegedly breached non-compete and non-solicit provisions.
Represented electronics manufacturer, with facilities in both Taiwan and China, in pursuit of claims against local electronics distributor.
Defended payroll and human resources outsourcing firm against claims brought by former client.
Represented manufacturer of custom plastic molds for automotive industry in contract dispute with trucking company.
Represented numerous physicians in breach of contract and other claims against physicians practice groups.
Defended IT company in defense of claims of dental practice arising out of power surge event and allegations surrounding backup systems.
Represented national prepaid debit card company in trial defense against claimant who purportedly acquired others’ cards through bitcoin purchases.
Defended multiple professional services firms against claims brought under ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Represented trade show booth design and manufacturer business in pursuit of breach of contract claims against Atlanta-based design firm.
Represented hospital in defense of employee personal injury claims arising out of use of hospital elevator.
Represented interior design firm in contract negotiations with on-line publication.
Represented interior design firms in connection with disputes with homeowners.
Domesticated and registered judgments and pursued debtors on behalf of out-of-state creditors / judgment holders.
Represented clients in pursuing, and in companies defending against, various forms of garnishment.
Represented homeowners in property assessment appeals, and in disputes against Fulton County Tax Commissioner and entities that purchase tax liens or tax fieri facias (a.k.a. fi.fa.s) from Tax Commissioner.
Represented premier Atlanta country club in pursuit of unpaid deferred initiation fees.
Represented international agricultural equipment manufacturer in connection with commercial real estate broker commission dispute.
Defended national pool installation and restoration company in trial defense of homeowner’s claims against it.
Represented numerous parties in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation disputes, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et. seq. (the “TCPA”).
Defended racing helmet design firm against patent infringement claims.
Represented internet blog owner in connection with trademark infringement allegations made against it by international restaurant chain.
Represented internet marketing firm in defense of claims brought by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection.
Defended individual against internet defamation claims alleged by classic car seller.
Represented apartment management company in defense of negligent training and supervision claim brought by former tenant who was alleged victim of crime.
Represented optometrist practices in pursuit of payment after business sale, and in connection with break-up of business affiliates.
Pursued recoveries on behalf of many individuals with personal injuries and property damage arising out of automobile accidents.
Represented numerous produce distribution companies in pursuit of Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act “PACA” trust claims against PACA debtors.
Represented internet website developer in dispute arising from internet transaction business.
Counseled international hotel and resort design firm with respect to numerous legal issues.
Represented Louisiana-based oil well operator in claims against fraudulent gearbox repair shop.
Pursued artist’s copyright infringement claims against international gift manufacturing and distribution company.
Represented national general contractor in defense of materialman lien claims brought by owner against it and subcontractor.
Represented manufacturing company executive in connection with negotiating severance agreement and its various proposed restrictive covenants.
Defended international construction equipment manufacturer in defense of product liability and manufacturing defect claims brought in subrogation by insurer.
Represented aircraft manufacturer in defense of airplane pilot’s warranty claims.
Defended alleged personal guarantors against collection claims of commercial lenders, including in the context of arbitration hearings.
Represented a multitude of different businesses and individuals in pursuit of insurance coverage for bodily injury, property damage, errors and omissions, personal injury, and other liability issues.
Represented homeowners pursuing defective construction claims against builder / general contractor.
Represented home owners in breach of warranty and fraud claims against home seller.
Pursued individual’s recovery of motorboat against marina.
Counseled numerous homeowners and condo owners in connection with disputes against homeowners associations or condo associations.
Represented banks and finance companies in resolving mortgage and other secured lending disputes, including cases involving class certification, identity theft, rescission, foreclosure, title insurance, bankruptcy automatic stay violations, and other claims.
Pursued recovery of wrongfully withheld bail bond collateral on behalf of exonerated business owner.
Defended national chemical manufacturing corporation in defense of multiple putative class actions, and numerous business interruption and personal injury claims, arising out of warehouse fire.
Represented bank in pursuing rights to motor vehicles sold by numerous automobile dealers.
Represented corporation in defense of $24 million agricultural crop damage claim arising from alleged chemical exposure.
Defended real estate investment fund against claims of purported nationwide class action of more than 900 investors, resulting in summary judgment order in favor of investment fund.
Defended energy company and its unregulated subsidiary against the Sherman Act antitrust claims of an alleged competitor of that subsidiary, resulting in summary judgment order dismissing competitor’s claims.
Represented largest franchisee of nationwide restaurant chain in dispute with franchisor.
Represented major managed care insurer in dispute between hospitals concerning their participation in managed care networks.
Represented religious denomination in dispute with congregation involving church real property.
Defended consumer finance company against consumer’s credit defamation claims, and allegations that finance company was negligent in extending credit to an imposter.
Developed nationwide class action settlement resolution of state class claims against national insurer.
Defended national retailer against claims allegedly based on fraud, employment discrimination, various class claims, violations of federal Truth in Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and state credit disclosure, consumer protection, and deceptive and unfair trade practices acts.
Obtained numerous court decisions ordering borrowers to arbitrate claims against their creditors.