Georgia Brownfield Program Encourages Redevelopment of Environmentally Contaminated Properties

By John Northup, Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

Sometimes you’ve got to take the good with the bad.

Say, for instance, you have an opportunity to buy a commercial property at the corner of a busy intersection. It’s an excellent location for your new venture, but the property happens to be an old gas […]

Bouhan Falligant Celebrates Grand Opening of New Office Building

Bouhan Falligant, LLP celebrated the grand opening of its new three-story, 18,000-square-foot building at One West Park Avenue, on the south side of Forsyth Park, today. The highly detailed, brick-veneered and energy-efficient building with cast stone elements was constructed in nine months, a bit of a record for a custom private office building.

“After being […]

John Northup Joins Bouhan Falligant as New Attorney

Bouhan Falligant LLP announced today that John Northup has become an attorney with the firm. Northup’s practice will focus on commercial real estate, banking, corporate and litigation.

Prior to joining Bouhan Falligant, Northup worked as an attorney at Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP. He has extensive experience handling a wide range of matters for commercial […]

Bouhan Falligant Partner One of Nation’s Top One Percent

Bouhan Falligant announced Partner J. Daniel Falligant was recently recognized as a member of the  “Top One Percent” of the attorneys in the nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.

By virtue of the selectivity of NADC’s research process, less than 1% […]

Bouhan Falligant Partner Sonny Seiler Recognized by Judicial Council of Georgia

Bouhan Falligant announced that Frank “Sonny” Seiler was recently recognized with a resolution of commendation by the Judicial Council of Georgia. Seiler was recognized by the Council for practicing law in Savannah for nearly 60 years; serving his profession with distinction as president of the State Bar of Georgia and as a member of […]

Bouhan Falligant Partner Makes Presentation at International Conference

Todd Baiad, a partner at Bouhan Falligant, recently was a guest lecturer at the New York State Bar Association’s International Section’s meeting in Dublin, Ireland. Baiad spoke on the topic of federal court litigation in Georgia. Other speakers included prominent members of the New York State Bar Association, the former Chief Judge of the […]

Preserving Your Construction Lien Rights

By Maggie Puccini, Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

Business is booming for the construction industry, and not a moment too soon. Prior to the recent recession, construction employment hit an all-time high of 7.7 million jobs, but then reduced 30 percent of its workforce by January 2011.

Over the past six years, according to […]

The HIPAA Minefield: Lawyers and the Treating Provider

By Gregory G. Sewell, Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act — more commonly known as HIPAA — celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. HIPAA was passed to protect patient health information and set national standards for the confidentiality, security and communication of personal health information. HIPAA applies […]

Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Ten attorneys with Bouhan Falligant were recently recognized as 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Both awards recognize the best of the best — defined by a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement — within their individual practice areas.

The Georgia Super Lawyer recognition is awarded annually to the top five percent […]

Licensed to Go Out of Business: The Regulations and Legal Issues Pertaining to Inventory Reduction Sales

By Andrew H. Dekle, Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

The recent announcement of nationwide store closings by well-known retailers Sears, Kmart, and the Limited (including some of their locations in Savannah) provides occasion to discuss the surprisingly complex legal issues associated with going-out-of-business, moving, and other inventory reduction sales. While national chains with […]