January 10, 2017

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 […]

Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

Four Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2016 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers.

“It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers for outstanding client service,” said Lea […]

November 17, 2016

Bouhan Falligant Attorney Becomes Member of Maritime Law Association

Bouhan Falligant attorney Luke Bradley recently became an associate member of the Maritime Law Association (MLA) of the United States, a national professional organization of lawyers who practice in maritime or admiralty law.

The MLA exists as a venue for maritime lawyers to discuss news and issues in the practice, as a source of […]

Human Factors in Winning Lawsuits

By Lucas D. Bradley, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

Many people assume that the process of managing a lawsuit and trying a case is almost like programming a computer – put in the right evidence and arguments, and a final result will inevitably emerge (and that result will always be right). The reality, unfortunately, […]

Bouhan Falligant Honored with Four First-Tier Rankings in 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ®

Bouhan Falligant was recently recognized by the 2017 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ® with prestigious first-tier rankings in four practice areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants; and Real Estate Law. The final rankings are […]

October 26, 2016

Workers’ Compensation Fraud: What Small Businesses Need to Know

By B.H. Levy, Jr., Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

Six weeks ago, two Lee County residents — including the owner of a local insurance agency — were arrested for conspiring to create multiple fraudulent certificates of insurance. The certificates, which indicate proof of workers’ compensation insurance, were then presented to a Lee County […]

September 25, 2016

Motor Carriers, Commercial Drivers to Potentially Face New Rules Relating to Fatigue & Sleep Disorder

By Dennis Keene, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

According to the National Survey of Long-Haul Truck Driver Health and Injury conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), more than half of commercial truck drivers smoke, 70 percent are considered obese and nearly one-third suffer from sleep apnea.

Someone who has sleep apnea repeatedly starts […]

August 17, 2016

Lobbying on the Local Level: Tips for Small Businesses

By D. Jay Thaw, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, lobbying spending has more than doubled since 1998, going from $1.45 billion to $3.22 billion in 2015. Last year’s top five spenders nationally included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ($84 million), the National Association of Realtors ($37 million), […]