Dillard, Arnold Obtain DeKalb County Approval for Hotel

Doug Dillard and Jill Arnold successfully obtained the DeKalb County Board of County Commissioners’ approval of a Special Land Use Permit. The approval allows PFT’s client to move forward with plans for a new hotel on North Decatur Road across from DeKalb Medical Center. This development will fill a shortage of hotels for travelers to the Decatur area.  Congratulations to Doug and Jill for being a part of the development team for this project. (Reference...

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Torgrimson Participates in Panel on Leaky Pipeline Study

Partner Christian Torgrimson spoke on a panel of women attorneys at the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) 2017 CLE event, The Leader Within Seminar on Feb. 14 in Atlanta. Torgrimson joined Cristina Leon, Alicia Graham Jones, Karyl Davis and Lisa Simpson Hoover to discuss factors impacting the underrepresented leadership roles for women in law — and how to bring change. GAWL helped sponsor the study, which has measured and documented the issues affecting women lawyers in the Atlanta community. GAWL plans to publish the results of the study soon. Learn more about the Leaky Pipeline Study at https://www.gawl.org/articles/leaky-pipeline-study.          ...

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Super Lawyers Magazine Names Top Attorneys in Georgia. See Who Made the List.

Super Lawyers magazine just released its list of Georgia Super Lawyers for 2017. Congratulations to our PFT staff included in this year’s list! See the complete list of attorneys who made the list here. Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top 100 Lawyers” in Georgia: Charles N. Pursley Jr. (recognized for 11 years) Christian F. Torgrimson (recognized for the fourth consecutive year) Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top 50 Women Lawyers” in Georgia: Christian F. Torgrimson (recognized for the fourth consecutive year) Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top Eminent Domain Lawyers” in Georgia: Charles N. Pursley Jr. Christian F. Torgrimson Angela D. Robinson Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top Real Estate Lawyers” in Georgia: Stephanie Friese Aron Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top Zoning/Land Use Lawyers” in Georgia: Julie Sellers Super Lawyers magazine’s “Rising Star” Lawyers in Real Estate (Georgia): Christine Norstadt...

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