Catherine Banich is a seasoned attorney with more than 25 years of experience in civil defense litigation. She focuses on complex and catastrophic personal injury claims and has extensive experience in defending claims involving child care, premises liability, general aviation accidents, transportation and trucking, lender liability, and a broad range of other general liability areas.…

Bryan P. Tyson is a partner in Taylor English’s litigation department. He focuses his practice on civil and appellate litigation in state and federal court.Mr. Tyson previously served as the Executive Director of the Georgia Public Defender Council, a role that has been described as the managing partner of the largest criminal defense firm in…

Sandra Webb focuses her practice on liquor licensing and working with the hospitality industry, as well as general civil litigation. Prior to joining Taylor English, Ms. Webb was an Assistant Vice President and in-house litigation counsel for Waffle House, Inc. Her legal background is in both plaintiff and defense work in such areas as motor…

Jonathan B. Wilson is an experienced business lawyer who enjoys solving complex business and transactional problems for clients. He applies his more than 30 years of experience as an in-house lawyer, business adviser and strategist to help business executives and owners achieve negotiated solutions to technology and financial transactions.Mr. Wilson is a member of the…

Gregory Schultz represents developers, borrowers and lenders in the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. As a former CPA, Mr. Schultz brings his accounting and financial background to each engagement.He has represented clients in numerous transactions in multifamily, office, retail, senior living, adaptive-ruse, affordable housing and industrial real estate development transactions. A…

Amanda Wilson Speier is a partner in Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department who focuses her practice on the health care industry, particularly medical malpractice defense. She represents all types of health care providers, including hospitals, nurses, physicians, physical therapists, mid-level providers, radiology technicians, and pharmacists. Her representation of these clients also includes general…

Jim Standard has been serving as a trusted advisor to his clients for almost 25 years. Mr. Standard applies his diverse background in law, business, finance and tax to provide a unique and perceptive approach to representing his clients. He works with clients on the acquisition and divestiture of businesses, including stock purchases, asset purchases,…

Frank Strickland is a general practice lawyer. He serves as a court-appointed special master and receiver in commercial litigation matters and is a certified mediator registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Mr. Strickland’s practice also includes assisting clients with interests in legislative and public policy matters. President George W. Bush nominated Mr. Strickland…

Michele Stumpe is a seasoned litigator with both plaintiff and defense experience who is a trusted adviser to clients in the hospitality and retail industries. Stumpe is a certified mediator both in Georgia and East Africa. At Taylor English, Ms. Stumpe focuses her practice on hospitality and dram shop litigation, alcohol licensing and consulting, premises…

Joe Sullivan has been recognized as an elite attorney based on his ability to successfully prevent potentially devastating legal matters from escalating out of control, while at the same time demonstrating the tact and skill required should those legal matters proceed to trial. While Mr. Sullivan thrives on the sometimes frenzied and chaotic aspects of…