Mr. Frederick Skip Sugarman
Sugarman Law LLP
Skip focuses practice on sophisticated business litigation in a variety of areas. Nearly twenty years of experience handling complex cases in federal and state courts throughout Georgia and the United States representing both companies and individuals involved in a variety of different types of litigation. Served as lead counsel in cases involving breach of restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, and business torts, such as breach of fiduciary duty and duty of loyalty; lead counsel in numerous cases involving fiduciary litigation, including trusts and estate cases; lead trial counsel in a valuation proceeding involving the judicially determined value of shares in a publicly traded company; lead counsel defending a hedge fund in multiple cases involving claims of fraud, breach of contract, and other tort claims with millions of dollars in alleged damages; lead counsel in numerous cases involving claims under the federal employment statutes such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Significant experience handling cases involving fiduciary litigation in the context of wills, trusts and estate planning.
Prior to starting Sugarman Law, LLP, Skip was the Managing Partner of Bloom Sugarman, LLP and earlier in his career worked in the Labor and Employment Group of Alston & Bird, LLP. Skip began his legal career with federal judicial clerkships in the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Specialties: Employment Litigation, Restrictive Covenant Litigation, Business Torts and Trade Secrets, Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation, Partnership Disputes.