In 2016, Parker Poe established its office in Atlanta, Georgia, the firm’s seventh location. Parker Poe’s expansion into the Atlanta market marks the firm’s overall growth and ever-increasing presence throughout the Southeast. The firm offers a variety of legal services in this office, including intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, labor & employment, environmental, financial services, corporate, tax, public finance, economic development, and real estate, in addition to a more complete array of services offered from other Parker Poe locations.
As a top business city and a primary transportation hub of the Southeastern U.S., Atlanta hosts the world headquarters of global corporations such as Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS, Delta Air Lines, Turner Broadcasting and Mercedes-Benz USA. Although traditional Southern culture is part of Atlanta's unique fabric, its diversity is paving the path for Atlanta to strengthen its reputation as one of the nation's leading international cities.
Atlanta spans 29 counties boasting a diverse economy, global access, abundant talent, low cost of business and active lifestyle. These attributes make the city attractive to the 5.5 million residents and 150,000 businesses in the metro Atlanta region. Home to a world-class international airport, multiple parks and green space, and numerous amenities for entertainment, sports and restaurants, Atlanta has won bids to host the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, Super Bowl XXVIII and XXXIV, four NCAA Men’s Final Four, MLB, NBA and NHL All-Star Games and more.
The metro Atlanta area consists of a unique cultural offering, one that reveals itself at the High Museum of Art, the bohemian shops of Little Five Points, and the multi-cultural dining choices found along Buford Highway. In addition, Atlanta is home to a variety of history museums and attractions, including the Atlanta History Center and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. The 66 post-secondary educational institutions, including Emory University, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Savannah College of Art & Design and others, draw students and families from all over the world.