Samuel P. Pierce - Principal
For almost two decades Sam Pierce was a partner in prominent Atlanta defense firms, defending manufacturers of products, doctors and hospitals as well as litigating general liability cases and business disputes. His history of success as a defense attorney in trying over 120 cases and bringing thousands of others to a successful resolution is an impressive one.
Since 1991, Mr. Pierce has worked for the benefit of individuals harmed by doctors, products, automobiles, nursing homes negligence, and other tortious acts. In the business litigation arena he has turned his focus to the representation of small businesses in business dispute resolution.
Since his decision in 1991 to change focus, Mr. Pierce has matched his previous record of success, only this time working for individuals and businesses to right wrongs and receive compensation for those wrongdoings. Sam's record of achievement since then includes several million dollar judgments and settlements in personal injury cases and the successful resolution of thousands of business disputes. As you can see, Samuel Pierce is a lawyer you want in your corner.
For more of Sam’s biography, go here - Pierce Law Firm.
Charles D. Gabriel - Principal
Charles D. (Chuck) Gabriel finds lying, cheating and stealing unacceptable. Bolstered by his 28 year FBI career, he has established a record as an attorney in private practice of rooting out corruption and malfeasance in commerce by working on behalf of individuals and businesses that have been harmed by others. Through his network of former FBI Agents, Chuck can call upon some of the most skilled investigators, forensic accountants, computer forensics experts and document examiners in the country to assist on cases.
Experience shows that wrongdoing can cost you and your business money, credibility, the goodwill of customers, intellectual property and human resource assets. Bad actors can even cost you your business. Chuck has a history of success ferreting out fraud in simple and complex business disputes. He has prosecuted civil business and commercial litigation cases achieving numerous financial recoveries, settlements and judgments.
Chuck Gabriel is a valuable person to have in your corner in the face of significant challenges from computer thefts and misappropriations of hard and intangible business assets and trade secrets, and misconduct by officers, directors or employees.
Chuck is admitted to practice in Georgia (2000) and New York (1974) and is a past president of the North Fulton Bar Association.
For more of Chuck’s biography, go here - Gabriel Law Firm.
Timothy T. Read – Of Counsel
Timothy (Tim) Read has many years of experience in business litigation and commercial transactions and reorganization. Beginning in 1981, he practiced law with a full-service general civil firm in downtown Houston, concentrating his practice on commercial litigation. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts. His cases covered a broad spectrum of disputes in diverse businesses such as the oil & gas industry, maritime shipping, hospital administration, newspaper publishing, commercial transactions, savings & loans, and thoroughbred horse breeding.
For seven years, Mr. Read was based in Los Angeles and worked exclusively in the fields of business reorganization and commercial bankruptcy. Earning his certification in Business Bankruptcy from the American Board of Bankruptcy Certification, he represented debtors, creditors, committees and trustees in the United States Bankruptcy Courts of California and Texas. He has spoken with authority on bankruptcy practice to general practice attorneys and been a contributing editor to the Journal of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
The length and breadth of Mr. Read’s experience is represented by his admissions to the highest courts of Georgia, Texas, Virginia and California, as well as to the United States Supreme Court and other federal trial and appellate courts. His practice now engages a broad spectrum of legal services for individuals and businesses, including commercial and bankruptcy litigation, small business representation and resolving financial issues for seniors.