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Alston & Bird LLP

Offices

  1. USA

    1. Atlanta GA

      One Atlantic Centre, 1201 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta GA 30309, USA T 1 404 881 7000 F 1 404 881 7777
    2. Charlotte NC

      Bank of America Plaza, 101 South Tryon Street Suite 4000, Charlotte NC 28280-4000, USA T 1 704 444 1000 F 1 704 444 1752
    3. Dallas TX

      Chase Tower, 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 3601, Dallas TX 75202, USA T 1 214 432 7770 F 1 214 922 3899
    4. Durham NC

      4721 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 400, Durham NC 27703, USA T 1 919 862 2202 F 1 919 862 2260
    5. Los Angeles CA

      333 South Hope Street, 16th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90071, USA T 1 213 576 1000
    6. Menlo Park CA

      275 Middlefield Road, Suite 150, Menlo Park CA 94025-4008, USA T 1 650 838 2000 F 1 650 838 2001
    7. New York NY

      90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor, New York NY 10016 1387, USA T 1 212 210 9418 F 1 212 210 9444
    8. Palo Alto CA

      3000 El Camino Real, Suite 400, Palo Alto CA 94306-2112, USA T 1 650 838 2000 F 1 650 838 2001
    9. Washington DC

      The Atlantic Building, 950 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004-1404, USA T 1 202 756 3300 F 1 202 756 3333
    10. Westlake Village CA

      2801 Townsgate Road, Suite 215, Westlake Village CA 91361, USA T 1 805 497 9474 F 1 805 497 8804
  1. Class action round-up

    USA - February 28 2014

    Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

  2. Seventh Circuit poised to decide treatment of franchise agreements in bankruptcy

    USA - February 18 2014

    In A & F Enterprises, the Seventh Circuit recently considered the powers of a restaurant franchisee (the “Debtor”) to continue to operate its

  3. An unusual FD(?) reorganization

    USA - March 1 2014

    LTR 201406005 evidently blessed as an F or D reorganization the transfer by a subsidiary of all of its assets to its parent corporation, despite the

  4. Indemnity for active negligence or willful misconduct now prohibited in California

    USA - June 27 2013

    Normally, a general contractor performs little or none of the work on a construction project with its own forces. Instead, subcontractors perform the

  5. Halliburton case could affect consumer class actions

    USA - March 5 2014

    In an article published in the fall of 2013, we examined certain class actions filed against Anheuser-Busch In Bev in which plaintiffs accuse the

  1. Kentucky becomes 47th state to require data breach notification; adds restrictions on use of “student data”

    USA - April 14 2014

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed a data breach notification bill on April 10, adding Kentucky to the ranks of U.S. states requiring notice to

  2. NHL hit by second concussion class action suit

    USA - April 11 2014

    Last week, a group of former hockey players filed suit in New York federal court against the National Hockey League (NHL), alleging the organization

  3. DOJ and FTC issue antitrust policy statement on cybersecurity information sharing

    USA - April 11 2014

    On April 10, 2014, The Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") (collectively, the "Agencies") issued a policy

  4. Second federal judge rejects hospital’s blind faith on ERISA’s “church plan” exemption

    USA - April 10 2014

    A flurry of five similar lawsuits filed in the last year challenge the application of ERISA's church plan exemption to pension plans sponsored by

  5. District Court denies Wyndham motion to dismiss and supports FTC's authority in data breach cases

    USA - April 8 2014

    In Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., et al., No. 13-cv-01887-ES-JAD (D.N.J. Apr. 7, 2014), Judge Esther Salas of the U.S. District