2012 Tax, Accounting & Legal Update – MMM Attorneys to Cover Critical Tech Business Issues

***UPDATE*** Materials from the presentation are now available here.

2012 Tax, Accounting & Legal Update Planned
MMM Attorneys to Cover Critical Tech Business Issues

Atlanta (January 2012)- Technology attorneys from Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP will shed light on critical issues in the rapidly-changing business landscape at an upcoming Technology Executives Roundtable program. The annual “Accounting, Tax and Legal Update: What Every Technology Company Needs to Know” breakfast event is set for on Jan. 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the City Club of Buckhead on the 18th floor of the

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MMM’s John Yates Joins Atlanta Sports Council Board

MMM’s John Yates Joins Atlanta Sports Council Board


Atlanta (January 2012)  John Yates, a partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, has accepted a post on the board of The Atlanta Sports Council. Yates is also the chair of The Atlanta Basketball Host Committee for the 2013 NCAA® Men’s Final Four® basketball tournament.

The mission of the Council, which is a division of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, is to continually recruit and develop major sports competitions. Its ultimate goal is for Atlanta to host more major sporting events than any city in the world.

“John’s role as Chairman

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Jason D’Cruz Elected Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Atlanta, GA (November 1, 2011) – The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers elected Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP partner Jason D’Cruz a Fellow of the College. The annual installation of Fellows will take place in Seattle on November 5 during the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s CLE Conference. Mr. D’Cruz practices in the areas of employment law, executive compensation and restrictive covenant litigation. He also advises companies on multi-state employment issues.

Election as a Fellow represents recognition by D’Cruz’s colleagues that he has distinguished himself as an outstanding professional who has made sustained contributions to the field of Labor

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Georgia CIO of the Year Awards Announces 2011 Winners

2011 Winners Announced!

Title 2011 Winners Announced!

Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards Announces 2011 Winners

Friday, October 28, 2011 – Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA) announced the winners of the CIO of the Year® Awards this morning at an Awards Ceremony held at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

The CIOs of the Year® were: Bill VanCuren, NCR Corporation in the Global category, Wes McDowell, Georgia Power in the Enterprise category, Jay Ferro, Chartis Aerospace in the Corporate category, and J.L. Albert, Georgia State University ­­­­in the Nonprofit / Public Sector category. The Lifetime Achievement Award recipient was Becky Blalock, SVP and CIO, Southern Company (Retired).

The Global

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Atlanta Technology Growth – Past, Present & Future: Video of Atlanta Tech Leaders To Be Presented at Venture Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (October 2011) – Venture Atlanta 2011 Platinum sponsors Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, Grant Thornton and Square 1 Bank have collaborated with the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce to create a video presentation of Atlanta Technology Growth – Past, Present & Future to premiere at the Venture Atlanta VIP dinner on October 25.

The video will feature key technology leaders in the Atlanta community who shaped the current foundation for entrepreneurial growth in the city. “This video is a platform for our recollections of tech leadership lessons from Atlantans  who were pivotal in guiding the direction of our

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Chainalytics Acquires Chainnovations

Acquisition Propels Expansion into Service Supply Chain Solutions

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chainalytics LLC, a leading supply chain research, analytics, and consulting firm focused on enabling fact-based supply chain decisions, announced today its acquisition of Chainnovations, a supply chain management consultancy. Chainnovations’ team will lead a new practice area dedicated to service supply chains and logistics operations. Chainnovations’ founder and managing partner, Irv Grossman, will lead the practice as Vice President.

The Chainnovations team brings deep expertise and thought leadership in the area of service supply chains, encompassing reverse logistics, after-sales service, and service-centric networks. Chainnovations’ proven track record in improving logistics operations spans a

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Digital Assent Secures $7.5 Million Series B Funding

Digital Assent, provider of the award-winning PatientPad® self-service patient check-in and patient education solution, has received $7.5 million in a Series B funding round. The lead investors were Sanan Private Equity, the BIP Opportunities Fund and Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP). Imlay Investments and BLH Venture Partners, who led the Series A funding earlier this year, also contributed. Legal counsel to the company was provided by Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Read more.

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MMM Recognized for Excellence by Legal 500 2011

Morris, Manning & Martin Recognized

for Excellence by Legal 500 US 2011

Several Practice Groups and

Attorneys Earn Praise from Legal Referral Publication


Atlanta, GA (June 6, 2011) – The Legal 500 US 2011 has recognized more than a dozen Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP attorneys, as well as several of the Firm’s practice areas. The well-respected Legal 500 guides provide research and rankings of law firms around the globe. It has recommended Morris, Manning & Martin in the following categories:

  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Middle-Market
  • Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
  • Real Estate
  • Domestic Tax – East Coast

The Legal 500 rankings praise

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Prominent Global Sourcing Attorney Joins MMM

Alexander P. Woollcott Attracted by Firm’s Technology Strength


Atlanta, GA (March 22, 2011)Alexander P. Woollcott has joined Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, one of Atlanta’s leading law firms and an AmLaw 200 firm, as a partner in its Global Sourcing and Technology Transactions practices. He is based in the firm’s Atlanta office.

Woollcott formerly chaired the Global Sourcing & Procurement Practice at Thompson Hine, where he was a partner. He says MMM’s strong technology practice was among the reasons he decided to join the firm.

“MMM already has a substantial sourcing and cross-border transactions practice,” said Woollcott. “In addition,

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Morris, Manning & Martin Nationally Ranked for Venture Capital Deals

Morris, Manning & Martin

Nationally Ranked for Venture Capital Deals


DowJones VentureOne Cited


Atlanta, GA (November 23, 2010)Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, one of Atlanta’s leading law firms and a national leader in representing technology and technology-related companies, is pleased to announce that it was ranked among the nation’s leading law firms for venture capital transactions.

In the 2010 Venture Capital Report[1], MMM was ranked among the nation’s Top 15 law firms as counsel to VC-backed companies (Eastern US) for 2010 and among the nation’s Top 5 as company counsel in sales of VC-backed companies for transactions between 1996-2010.  MMM was

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