Mr. McLemore brings over twenty years of experience representing business clients.
Mr. McLemore started his career as a commercial litigator with Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, and then Cushing, Morris, Armbruster & Montgomery in Atlanta. His litigation practice has focused on complex commercial real estate and construction disputes, commercial lease enforcement, securities and banking litigation, intellectual property, ERISA enforcement for benefit funds, and other creditors’ rights, including bankruptcy proceedings and general commercial disputes.
After cutting his teeth as a litigator, Mr. McLemore expanded his practice to include handling major commercial real estate transactions, including real property and business acquisitions and sales, leasing, owner association formation and management, lending, corporate structuring, environmental and governmental planning/zoning, agricultural use, and land development and construction.
Mr. McLemore’s other areas of expertise include franchising, licensing, fraud and RICO claims, government forfeiture/seizure issues, restrictive covenants in employment and other agreements, corporate collections, veil-piercing, fraudulent transfer, liens, livestock issues, aircraft financing, defamation, ADA and FHA discrimination claim defense, trademark disputes, timeshare regimes, challenging prepackaged bankruptcies, minority shareholders’ rights, quiet title actions, and recreation/entertainment development (e.g., major theme parks, resorts, R/V parks, and wildlife preserves).
He has also handled appeals in the Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, Eleventh Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. McLemore received his JD cum laude from Tulane University School of Law. He received his undergraduate degree in political science from Louisiana State University.