April 27, 2017

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 […]

March 15, 2017

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 […]

February 21, 2017

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 […]

January 23, 2017

Vandana Murty Joins Bouhan Falligant as an Associate Attorney

Bouhan Falligant LLP announced today Vandana Murty has become an associate attorney. Murty’s practice will focus on malpractice and professional liability defense.

Prior to joining Bouhan Falligant, Murty worked as an associate attorney and served as a prosecutor in the Chatham County District Attorney’s Office, specializing in crimes of intimate partner violence and child abuse.

Murty, […]

Resolve to Make a Will, Protect Your Business in 2017

By Dolly Chisholm, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

The dawn of a new year bears witness to the most well-intentioned resolutions: lose weight, eat healthier, make better financial decisions, or quit smoking. But in spite of all the good intentions, only 8 percent of people actually achieve their New Year’s goals, according to University […]

Attorney Harris Martin Named Partner at Bouhan Falligant

Bouhan Falligant LLP recently announced Harris G. Martin has become a partner. Martin has been with the firm since 2009 and focuses his law practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate and general corporate matters.

He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Savannah Bar Association and is […]

Bouhan Falligant Names John Harvey as Partner

Bouhan Falligant recently announced it has named John D. Harvey as partner. His practice area will concentrate on transportation and logistics, real estate litigation, and aviation law.

Before joining Bouhan Falligant in 2016, Harvey served as the Bryan County attorney, as the municipal court judge for the Cities of Midway and Pembroke, and as an […]

December 22, 2016

Think Before You Sign: What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Commercial Leases

By Harris G. Martin, Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

Too often, many small business owners looking to rent commercial space think of their lease like one for a residential apartment: if the rent amount is affordable and the location looks good, then they are ready to sign the lease.

However, like most things in […]