Cynthia Lynn Counts

Cynthia Lynn Counts

Managing Member Counts Law Group
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Communications & Internet Law...
  • Georgia
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Education
The University of Georgia School of Law
J.D.
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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 Hill
B.A. / English (1989)
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Honors: Sogrosso Scholarship; Graduated with distinction in top 10% of class.
Professional Experience
Founder and Managing Member
Counts Law Group
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Associate
Dow, Lohnes & Albertson
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Associate
Alston & Bird
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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
Professional Associations
Georgia Press Association
Member
- Current
Georgia Press Association
Member of First Amendment Committee
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First Amendment Committee
Co-Chair
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ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts
Member
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Media Law Resource Center
Member
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ABA Women in Communications Law
Member
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Georgia State Bar
Member
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Georgia Bar's Media and Judiciary Seminar
Sponsor and Organizing Committee Member
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America to Anywhere for Arthritis Team
Founding Member
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Activities: Website can be accessed to learn more about the group: www.a2a4a.com. Ms. Counts helped raise over $140,000 for arthritis research.
ABA Torts and Insurance Practice, Media Law and Defamation Torts
Chair
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ABA Women in Communications Law
Chair
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Women in Communications Law Newsletter
Co-Editor
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The Alston & Bird Trial and Appellate Practice Review
Managing Editor
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Conference Planning Committee for Georgia Judges, Journalists, Lawyers and the First Amendment
Committee Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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