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Thomas Richelo

Thomas Richelo’s Legal Cases

14 total


  • Astra Group v. City of Lilburn, 286 Ga. App. 568 (2007)

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jul 12, 2007
    Outcome:
    Won verdict and appeal of over $160,000 judgment that included client's attorneys' fees.
    Description:
    Claim for extra work performed by recreational contractor for municipality.
  • Hull v. Norcom, Inc., 750 F.2d 1547 (11th Cir. 1985)

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1985
    Outcome:
    Won declaratory judgment of invalid arbitration agreement; forced settlement of six-figure recovery for client.
    Description:
    Employee of sales company in Georgia sought to avoid arbitration in New York on contract of adhesion.
  • Akers Group International, Inc. v. Bank of Brewton, 66 F.3d 341 (11th Cir. 1995)

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Outcome:
    Won appeal to reverse improperly granted summary judgment; obtained settlement of $625,000 for client.
    Description:
    Construction contractor sued bank for non-payment of long list of extras, upgrades and additions to original scope of work.
  • Bonita Pipeline, Inc. v. Construction L2, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    won denial of summary judgment by general contractor on numerous defenses; proceeded with arbitration case until settlement of $566,500 was obtained by client.
    Description:
    Construction arbitration case arising from two pipeline projects performed as subcontractor on Naval logistics base.
  • Continental Heller/Williams & Burroughs v. California Department of Corrections

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1989
    Outcome:
    Obtained $6.6 Million settlement for the contractors.
    Description:
    In case against Dept. of Corrections of a major western state, represented general contractor and ten subcontractors with extra work and delay claims.
  • B. Construction Company v. School Board, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Apr 20, 2007
    Outcome:
    Obtained settlement of over $900,000 for client.
    Description:
    Brought suit against multiple parties for unpaid balances owed to school contractor that took over project after original contractor defaulted.
  • Former Software Company President v. Software Company

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Outcome:
    Won jury verdict in Cobb County and judgment entered was over $500,000.
    Description:
    Presented claims for severance, conversion, attorneys' fees and punitive damages against software company that terminated its president.
  • C. W. Landscaping v. B. & Company

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1986
    Outcome:
    Total recovery was $162,850.
    Description:
    Won arbitration decision for minority-owned, commercial landscaper on MARTA station project who experienced delays and extra work expenses; award included punitive damages for wrongful termination; post-arbitration, also negotiated settlement of attorneys' fees claim. recovere
  • Northeast Georgia Carpet, Inc. v. Copper Construction Company

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Nov 19, 2012
    Outcome:
    Obtained recovery of full costs of extra work claim plus attorneys' fees in arbitrationa award and additional attorneys' fees, interest and court costs in subsequent court proceeding where award was confirmed.
    Description:
    Presented change order dispute claim for subcontractor against general contractor and surety on public, higher education project.
  • Dalton v. PMA Cemeteries, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1998
    Outcome:
    Won judgment in bench trial for the full amount of calculated value of clients shares of stock and collected 100% of the judgment.
    Description:
    Represented minority shareholder of close corporation who was deprived of employment position and had his stock diluted by the collaboration of the other two shareholders.