Britni T. Garcia and Elena G. Moats Become Shareholders

Wilmer & Lee, P.A. is pleased to announce that Britni T. Garcia and Elena G. Moats have recently become shareholders of Wilmer & Lee, P.A.

Ms. Garcia’s practice areas include workers’ compensation and civil litigation. She received her law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law, 2014 and attended The University of Alabama, B.A., magna cum laude, 2011.

Ms. Moats' practice areas involve personal injury litigation, wrongful death, premises liability, commercial construction, professional malpractice, and insurance coverage matters. She received her law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law, 2014 and attended Troy University, B.S. in Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2010.

"Mergers & Acquisitions & Complications Involving Government Contracts"

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Richard Raleigh, Co-Chair of the Wilmer & Lee Government Contracts Practice Group, spoke at North Alabama Federal Bar Association's 49th Annual Acquisition Law Symposium in December 2021 on "Mergers & Acquisitions & Complications Involving Government Contracts".  A former U.S. Army Judge Advocate based in Huntsville, Mr. Raleigh frequently advises clients regarding the unique challenges facing businesses involved in federal government contracting.

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"Defective Pricing Audits: Three Novel Negotiation Strategies To Protect Against DCAA Overreaching"

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Jerry Gabig, Co-Chair of the Wilmer & Lee, P.A. Government Contracts Practice Group and Chair of the Alabama State Bar Government Contracts Section, recently authored an article, "Defective Pricing Audits: Three Novel Negotiation Strategies To Protect Against DCAA Overreaching".  In the article, Jerry explains how the number of DCAA defective pricing audits have been increasing over the last few years and he offers some helpful strategies that government contractors can employ if they find themselves in the DCAA's crosshairs.  The article is published in The Nash & Cibinic Report, February 2022, Volume 36, Issue 2.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

Recently attorneys with the Government Contracts Practice Group at Wilmer & Lee, P.A. have been called upon to provide advice on the federal mandates and requirements concerning COVID-19 vaccination.

Robert Lockwood has provided advice on his blog, https://employingalabama.com/, related to the implementation of the vaccine mandate https://employingalabama.com/2021/09/09/biden-vaccine-mandate/, deadlines for government contractor compliance https://employingalabama.com/2021/09/24/contractors-vaccinated-december-8-2021/, the FAR clause that was issued related to the vaccine mandates https://employingalabama.com/2021/10/04/far-vacccine/, and "How to Handle Religious Accommodations and Vaccine Mandates" https://employingalabama.com/2021/10/07/religious-accommodations-vaccine/.

Chris Lockwood (on Oct. 5), and Richard Raleigh (on Oct. 12) spoke at video conferences/seminars hosted by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce.  They discussed the federal vaccine mandate and updated the Chamber and members of the public on issues related to compliance.  They answered many questions related to COVID-19 pandemic planning and response.  Here are links to recordings of those recent video seminars: https://hsvchamber.org/oct-5-zoom-call/ and https://hsvchamber.org/oct-12-zoom-call-legal-questions-about-the-vaccine-mandate-round-2/

Richard Raleigh Recognized

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Since 2013, Richard has been listed and recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, 2021 is no different.  Also in The Best Lawyers in America©, 28th edition, Wilmer & Lee Shareholder Richard Raleigh was recognized for his work in the practice areas of: Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants.  Mr. Raleigh was previously selected as 2017, 2019, & 2020 Lawyer of the Year for his specific practice areas and location.

Richard Raleigh Named on Alabama State Court Mediation Roster

After review of his qualifications and experience by the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, Wilmer & Lee, P.A. Attorney and Shareholder Richard Raleigh has become Registered on the Alabama State Court Mediation Roster.  Mr. Raleigh is available to serve as a mediator or arbitrator to help parties resolve their disputes through alternative dispute resolution.

Beasley and Hiller Announced as Shareholders

Wilmer & Lee, P.A. is pleased to announce that Katherine A. Beasley and Laura P. Hiller have recently become shareholders of Wilmer & Lee, P.A.

Ms. Beasley’s areas of practice include commercial real estate, eminent domain, real estate litigation and corporate law. She received her law degree from University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude, 2014 and graduated from Auburn University B.A., summa cum laude in 2011.

Ms. Hiller’s practice areas include workers’ compensation and civil litigation. She received her law degree from Regent University School of Law, 2008 and attended The University of Alabama, B.A., magna cum laude, in 2003.

Wilmer & Lee, P.A. is a business-oriented law firm representing clients mostly in the Southeast, but also across the nation.  With over 30 lawyers in three office locations, Wilmer & Lee is one of the largest firms in North Alabama. The firm provides a full array of legal services with a focus on government contracting and administrative law; labor and employment law; and, general corporate representation.

Rich Raleigh receives Best Lawyers Awards

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Wilmer & Lee Shareholder Richard Raleigh was selected as a 25th Edition “Lawyer of the Year” for the practice area “Employment Law - Management in Huntsville, Alabama” by Best Lawyers.  Mr. Raleigh was previously selected as 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Litigation - Labor and Employment.

Are You Losing Money By Not Pursuing Government Contract Changes?

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Tentative Draft No. 3 of Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Liability for Economic Harm Approved

On Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Annual Meeting of The American Law Institute, the membership voted to approve Tentative Draft No. 3 of Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Liability for Economic Harm. This membership approval marked the completion of Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Liability for Economic Harm.  https://www.ali.org/annual-meeting-2018/daily-updates/monday-may-21/

Wilmer & Lee, P.A. attorney Richard Raleigh, a member of The American Law Institute since 2015, served on the Member Consultive Group for Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Liability for Economic Harm, and was present at the ALI’s Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. for the vote.

Founded in 1923, The American Law Institute’s mission is to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.
 

Nine Wilmer & Lee Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America.

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