Coverage Issues Relating to Self-Driving Cars – AIRROC Chicago Conference

June 6 – 7  MMM Partner Tony Roehl will cover the current state and potential development of autonomous automobiles and the future of automobile insurance. Issues discussed will include the types of autonomous vehicles currently under development; the potential societal and economic implications of self-driving cars; practical concerns like the allocation of liability for autonomous vehicle accidents; insurance requirements; and a review of the future of automobile insurance.

If you are interested in joining MMM at this conference, please email us for a complimentary registration.

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Taking Your Business To The Next Level: Leadership Insights From Women CEOs

Experienced CEOs will tell you that what gets a company to $5 million isn’t the same as what gets you to $50 million. What are the biggest challenges? How do you scale the business when it reaches a point of outgrowing systems or procedures?

Join Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Frazier & Deeter, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and U.S. Trust for a panel discussion regarding leading a company through stages of growth.

  • Lisa Calhoun – Founding Partner, Valor Ventures
  • Karen Robinson Cope – Executive Vice President, NanoLumens
  • Kathryn Sabol –

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The Intersection Of Venture Capital And Private Equity Investing

April 12th, 2017
Events & Associations

In recent years, there has been a convergence of investment strategies in the lower middle market. Venture capital and leveraged buyout firms are increasingly playing in each other’s traditional markets, to varying degrees of success. This panel discussion will feature firms making later-stage, growth-oriented VC investments (control and minority), as well as buyouts and majority deals. Panelists will discuss their approaches to investing in companies at the intersection of growth and buyout.


  • Mark Buffington – CEO and Co-Founder, BIP Capital
  • Jim Douglass – Partner, Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • Ed Fisher – Founder and Managing Partner,

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Every Counsel Should Know to Avoid Surprise Liability

February 16th, 2017
Events & Associations

The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act governs when and under what conditions a company or non-profit organization may call a person’s telephone number using an automated telephone dialing system or a prerecorded message. The damages for violation of the TCPA can be substantial, based on $500 per improper call on a strict liability basis.

This program covers:
(1) the requirements for obtaining consent to call a person using an automated dialing system or prerecorded message
(2) the most recent case law examining the types of equipment which qualify as an automated dialing system

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Making the Jump to CEO: Leadership Insights from Women CEOs

Join Frazier & Deeter and Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP for a unique panel discussion regarding the leadership transition from being a function leader within a large organization to running the company. What are the biggest challenges? What were the greatest lessons learned along the way when these highly accomplished women made the move to CEO?


Dr. Amy Baxter, Founder & CEO, MMJ Labs

Dr. Baxter directs innovation, invention, operations and strategy for MMJ Labs Personal Pain Relief. Accomplishments include the 2009 1.1M NIH SBIR and

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Health Futures Forum: Congress, Commerce and Care

In this Health Futures Forum session, we engage leading voices from three critical dimensions of influence on the future of Health – governmental, market innovation and the training and delivery of health services. The nexus of these three worlds offer significant insight on the future enrichment of health of individuals and our society.

The 21st century offers exceptional opportunities in science, process innovation and awareness of health possibilities. It is incumbent on all relevant parties to address the challenges faced by the traditional venues of health assistance. Research, methods and processes all transform

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Women in Business – North America Summit

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP is pleased to sponsor the Women in Business North America Summit, hosted by Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian Trade Commissioner. Women-owned businesses in innovative technologies across multiple sectors from Canada, the United States and Mexico will participate in this unique event organized in conjunction with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta. Matchmaking opportunities for technology partnerships and global value chain expansion opportunities (pipeline/funding/export) will be made available for delegates with companies from the Southeast USA and Mexico. The event offers delegates exclusive access to connect to potential business opportunities with Fortune 500

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Technology Driven Legal Practice Issues

The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) invites you to join leading lawyers and industry representatives at the 2016 ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference – a unique educational experience where you will have the opportunity to receive advanced insights into technology law while collaborating with hundreds of colleagues from around the world.

The 2016 ITechLaw World Conference theme is: “How Technology is Changing Life and the Law — and How Lawyers Can Keep Up.” We will explore new products and technology and discuss the implications for the people using them and

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TAG Corporate Development Presents: Positioning Your Tech Company For M&A

A panel discussion, moderated by John Yates, featuring three experienced technology executives:

  • David Northington (CEO of CloudSherpas, sold to Accenture)
  • Steve McGraw (CEO of ReachHealth; formerly CEO of Compliance360, sold to SAI Global)
  • Dede Wakefield (CFO GT Nexus, sold to Infor)

Topics will revolve around preparing your company for exit, identifying strategic buyers, planning technology roadmap to maximize value at exit, identifying and creating competition for your company, and much more.

Contact for event questions:
Michael Bosarge 404-817-3333

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Presentation: Emerging, Disruptive and Sharing Technologies: What Is The Sharing Economy and Where Is It Going?

John Yates, chair of the Technology group at Morris, Manning & Martin, recently presented at twonational conferences. Practising Law Institute (PLI), a leading provider of continuing legal education, hosted events titled TechLaw Institute 2016: The Digital Evolution, in San Francisco and New York. Click HERE to view the presentation. 

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