GNFCC North Fulton Legal Forum: “Losses, Leases and Litigation” (“GNFCC 400 Insider,” Episode 42)
The pandemic environment has created a number of legal issues, touching everything from commercial leases to employees to legal liability. This GNFCC North Fulton Legal Forum, with three accomplished legal experts as panelists, addressed many of these issues. The PowerPoint deck associated with this webinar can be found here. This webinar was jointly presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Roswell Inc..
The host of “The GNFCC 400 Insider” is GNFCC CEO Kali Boatright, and the show is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®. Business RadioX is the Media Sponsor for this series of Economic Recovery Forums.
Steve Stroud, Roswell, Inc., Moderator
Steve Stroud is a community leader, currently serving as the Executive Director of Roswell Inc, which promotes economic development through a public-private partnership with the City of Roswell. Roswell Inc, under Stroud’s leadership, has marketed an expanded Opportunity Zone, increasing the number of certified businesses, and launched networking/educational/informative programs to assist and retain local businesses. Stroud and his staff continue to forge an open line of communication between business owners, developers, citizens, corporations, non-profits and various entities. Roswell Inc continues to foster these relationships to enhance the quality of the community.
Previously, Stroud owned and operated Stroud’s Printing and Design for 30 years in Roswell, Georgia. Stroud has actively participated in community and nonprofits throughout Roswell for over 20 years. Stroud attended Georgia State University, with a focus in political science. A Roswell native, Stroud remains residing in Roswell, Georgia with his wife and three daughters.
Heather Brown, Brown Law LLC
When not practicing law, Heather also finds time in her busy schedule to volunteer. She is passionate about helping others with a particular focus on disadvantaged women and children. She has also served in a variety of roles with several organizations that include:
- Chair of multiple committees for Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Atlanta where she also completed the 2016 CREW leadership program
- Member of the Advisory Council for the Drake House in Roswell
- Member and past board member of the National Charity League
- Supporter of Atlanta Women’s Foundation and part of the Inspire Atlanta Program
John Herbert, Herbert Legal Group
John Herbert is the managing partner at Herbert Legal Group and has been providing flat fee legal and advisory services in North Fulton since 2013. John’s primary practice area is concentrated in commercial practice for small- to medium-sized businesses but also includes some real estate services and commercial litigation. In addition to North Fulton, the HLG’s client base spans six continents with a heavy concentration in Africa. John has been practicing law since 1994. John has a B.S. in Polymer & Textile Chemistry from Georgia Tech and a Juris Doctor from Georgia State University.
Kurt Hilbert, Hilbert Law Firm
Kurt R. Hilbert is the Managing Member and Founder of The Hilbert Law Firm, LLC. He is a seasoned litigator, an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, and repeatedly honored by his peers as an America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Georgia Rising Star Super Lawyer, ALM Legal Leader as featured in the Wall Street Journal, and Best Attorney in North Fulton County, Georgia 2014-2020. Mr. Hilbert can handle your matter all the way to the United States Supreme Court.
He has crafted a practice that provides a wide array of services to clients ranging from banking institutions and large corporations to small businesses. Hilbert is also a Certified Civil Mediator in the State of Georgia and has been certified as an expert witness in several GA cases involving real estate. Hilbert’s primary areas of expertise involve real estate, construction, banking, employment, and corporate matters. Hilbert oversees all litigation matters and cases at the firm to provide comprehensive customer service.
About GNFCC and “The GNFCC 400 Insider”
“The GNFCC 400 Insider” is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) and is hosted by Kali Boatright, President and CEO of GNFCC. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of over 1400 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. Their service area includes Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs. GNFCC is the leading voice on economic development, business growth and quality of life issues in North Fulton County.
The GNFCC promotes the interests of our members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay. They provide one voice for all local businesses to influence decision makers, recommend legislation, and protect the valuable resources that make North Fulton a popular place to live.
For more information on GNFCC and its North Fulton County service area, follow this link or call (770) 993-8806.