Thrift McLemore Launches Atlanta COVID-19 Legal Response Team

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Get the Coronavirus Legal Support You Need in the Atlanta Area

We are here to help!

In response to the novel Coronavirus, we here at Thrift McLemore have strived to create a dedicated team to help our clients face the uncertainty in our daily lives and transactions.

While the impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented, our team of experienced lawyers has helped guide clients through other black swan events. This collective experience helps the team quickly understand, analyze, and create an effective action plan for your issue.

Thrift McLemore’s COVID-19 Legal Response Team is here, virtually and by phone, to help you navigate through this uncertain time. We will work hard to achieve the best legal outcomes for our clients.

Please do not hesitate to call, email, or virtually chat about your Coronavirus related issue. Our COVID-19 Legal Response Team is here to help.

We’re Here to Help You With Legal Issues During the Coronavirus Outbreak (& Beyond)

  • Sale of goods disputes
  • Dealer disputes
  • Distributor disputes
  • Collection on letters of credit
  • Issuing demand letters
  • Bankruptcy workouts
  • Litigation
  • Collection on business agreement defaults
  • Attachments
  • Garnishments
  • Agency Compliance
  • Arbitration
  • Business Torts
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Contract Disputes
  • Disparagement
  • Employment Disputes
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Mediation
  • Non-Competition Clauses
  • Officer & Director Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Securities Litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • Formation and operation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and non-profits
  • General corporate governance on day to day operations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Maintaining good corporate standing
  • Achieving qualifications to conduct business in the State of Georgia
  • Shareholder relations
  • Licensing
  • Tax planning—including local and Federal tax law
  • International Trade—including customs laws, compliance, import/export controls, and related regulatory requirements
  • Employment – including benefit planning, compensation and labor unions
  • Information technology licensing and management
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Real estate – including environmental regulations and zoning
  • Finance – including secured loan facilities as well as off-balance sheet financing
  • Business succession planning
  • Exit strategies
  • Regulation Z Issues
  • Warranty Issues
  • Internet Defamation or False Accusations
  • Internet Price Disputes
  • Misrepresentation Issues
  • Car Reposition Issues
  • Binding Arbitration or Release Contract Issues
  • Missing certain sales documents – i.e. “Binding Delivery Agreements”
  • Liquidated Damages Clauses
  • Outdated (and incorrect) references to State and Federal statutes, laws, and regulations.
  • F&I Issues
  • Lemon Law Issues
  • Consumer Affairs Issue
  • A claim is made with the division of motor vehicles.
  • A complaint is made with the BBB, the NFIB or related agency.
  • Financial benefits
  • Operating benefits
  • Sharing and reducing of risk
  • Growth
  • Increased market power
  • Corporate tax savings and tax incentives
  • Issues within a company’s business, market, or product lines
  • Retirement
  • The ability to acquire needed resources, such as labor, customer lists, etc.
  • Acquiring patents or tech that is unpatentable
  • Human resource management
  • Trademarks and copyrights
  • Business methodologies
  • Brand recognition
  • Improving brand image and brand value
  • Employee non-compete Clauses
  • Diversification
  • Determining the appropriate form of business entry
  • Preparation and filing of documents
  • Organization
  • Capitalization
  • Hiring employees
  • Employee contracts, compensation and benefits
  • Creating employee policies and handbooks
  • Engaging contractors
  • Protecting intellectual propert
  • Licensing
  • Technology agreements
  • Regulatory issues
  • Copyright infringement
  • Leasing commercial space
  • Securing funding
  • Creating and implementing corporate governance guidelines
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Long-term planning
  • Establishing business succession plans
  • Positioning the company for a successful merger or acquisition transaction
  • Wills
  • Living wills
  • Trusts
  • Elder-care plans
  • Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Distribution and planning
  • Estate planning
  • Tax-planning
  • Franchising
  • Securities regulation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Creditor relations

Coronavirus Resource Center

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Coronavirus Self-Checker

Coronavirus in Georgia

Useful Links


Latest on COVID-19 in Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta COVID-19 Hotline– 404-785-7955

COVID-19 Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta


COVID-19 Information for Businesses & Employers

COVID-19 Chamber of Commerce Updates

COVID-19 Updates & Resources for Small Businesses

COVID-19 Georgia Department of Economic Development

COVID-19 Georgia Department of Public Health

COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing


Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance for businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners, and renters

VA COVID-19 resources for veterans

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Notice of FFCRA requirements and employee rights

Department of Labor guidance on paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under FFCRA

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief webpage

IRS filing and payment deadlines Q&As

American Institute of CPAs State by State Tax Filing Guidance for Coronavirus Pandemic

Stimulus Check Calculator