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Cynthia Lynn Counts

Managing Member Counts Law Group
Contact: 404.550.6233
Experience:
Law School: University of Georgia School of Law - University of Georgia
Jurisdiction: Georgia

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Member, Counts Law Group
-Current
Associate, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson
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Associate, Alston & Bird
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Education
University of Georgia School of Law - University of GeorgiaJ.D.
Honors: First Place in First Year Russell Moot Court Competition; National Championship Team, Jessup International Moot Court Competition; Second Place in World; Jessup International Moot Court Competition: Best Brief Jessup International Moot Court Competition; Book Award for Employment Discrimination Class; graduated Cum Laude and Order of the Coif in top 10% of class.
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillB.A. (1989)English
Honors: Sogrosso Scholarship; Graduated with distinction in top 10% of class.
Professional Activities
Co-Chair First Amendment Committee 2011-Current
Sponsor and Organizing Committee Member Georgia Bar's Media and Judiciary Seminar 1996-2010
Founding Member America to Anywhere for Arthritis Team 2007-2009
Details: Website can be accessed to learn more about the group: www.a2a4a.com. Ms. Counts helped raise over $140,000 for arthritis research.
Chair ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts 2001-2002
Chair ABA Women in Communications Law 1999-2000
Co-Editor Women in Communications Law Newsletter 1998-2000
Managing Editor The Alston & Bird Trial and Appellate Practice Review 1998-1999
Committee Member Conference Planning Committee for Georgia Judges, Journalists, Lawyers and the First Amendment 1992-1993
Professional Associations
Member, Georgia Press Association
-Current
Member of First Amendment Committee, Georgia Press Association
-Current
Member, ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts
-Current
Member, Media Law Resource Center
-Current
Member, ABA Women in Communications Law
-Current
Member, Georgia State Bar
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Strategies for Efficiently and Economically Winning a Media Case
    ABA Media, Privacy, & Defamation Law Committee Newsletter
  • Taxpayer Money Always Needs Public Scrutiny -- No Exceptions
    Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Avoiding the Blitz: The MLRC Model Decorum Order for High Profile Cases
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Georgia TV Station Wins Summary Judgment: News Broadcast was True; Plaintiff Failed to Show Fault
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Georgia's Anti-SLAPP Statute Applied in Media Case: First Published Decision Applying Statute to Media Defendant
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Survey of Georgia Privacy Law
    Media Law Resource Center
  • Handbook on Appellate Procedure in Georgia
  • Litigating Product Liability Cases Under the Banks Risk/Utility Test: Predicting the Line Between Summary Judgment and Triable Claims and Outlying Trial Strategies for a Risky but Utilitarian World
    5th Annual Product Liability Seminar
  • Libel in Cyberspace: Liability and Jurisdictional Issues in this New Frontier
    Albany Law Review

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Website

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

Counts Law Group
400 Colony Square, Sutie 2020
1201 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
USA
Telephone: 404.550.6233
Telephone: 404.685.8271
Fax: 404.512.4013