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Attorney

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
November 06, 2019

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Duane Dennis Pritchett **** Dering Place NE Atlanta, Georgia 30345 678-***-**** adarxg@r.postjobfree.com

Overview: Track record of implementing and supervising management reviews and controls to improve team performance in law department litigation and transactional practices. Ability to effectively interact with and manage outside counsel in a variety of complex litigation matters.

Work Experience

City of Atlanta Law Department January 2019-October 2019 Deputy Division Chief, Litigation Practice Group

-Supervised 14 assistant city attorneys and outside counsel in all aspects of litigation practice

-Coordinated comprehensive 3-week internal investigation of widespread allegations regarding HR Department

Gwinnett County Law Department September 2014-January 2019 Chief Assistant County Attorney

-Supervised 6 assistant county attorneys and outside counsel in all aspects of litigation practice (e.g. civil rights, employment, vehicle accidents, nuisance, contract)

-Supervised assistant county attorneys in all aspects of transactional practice including contract drafting and negotiation, contract review, and drafting of ordinances

-Evaluated claim/settlement values in all litigation matters

-Implemented budget/strategic planning in collaboration with County Attorney

DeKalb County Law Department April 2006-September 2014 Chief Assistant County Attorney (Interim County Attorney December 2012-March 2013)

-Supervised 14 assistant county attorneys and outside counsel in all aspects of litigation practice (e.g. civil rights, nuisance, land use, tax appeals)

-Evaluated claim/settlement values in all litigation matters

-Coordinated responses to Environmental Protection Agency consent decree action regarding county’s sewer system, and United States Department of Justice investigation of county officials’ use of purchasing cards

-Implemented budget/strategic planning in collaboration with County Attorney

Wilson, Brock, & Irby 2003-April 2006

-Statewide commercial litigation and land use practice

-Represented developers in litigation and transactional zoning matters

-Gained extensive knowledge of diverse land use issues arising under Georgia law

Adam Gaslowitz & Associates 2000-2003

-Statewide fiduciary litigation practice, representing individual and institutional clients

-Litigated cases from beginning to end, including discovery, motions, and trial

Education

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. 1993

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. Management 1990

Interests

-Poker, Chess, Golf



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