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Michael C. Daniel

Michael Daniel’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • City of Monroe v. U..S,

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Outcome:
    Prevailed
    Description:
    The Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Daniel defended the City of Monroe in a case brought under the Voting Rights Act by the United States Department of Justice. Justice Department contended the voting system for the City’s mayor violated the act. Lead counsel on appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The United States Supreme Court reversed the District Court and declared the City of Monroe’s voting practice complied with the Voting Rights Act.
  • Lay Brothers, Inc. v Golden Pantry Food Stores, Inc.,

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    Prevailed
    Description:
    The Georgia Court of Appeals,: Mr. Daniel represented Golden Pantry before the Georgia Court of Appeals on an underground storage tank and breach of lease claim. Successfully appealed adverse verdict on the issue of proof required fro damages. The Georgia Court of Appeals rendered a decision in favor of Golden Pantry establishing new law on the issue of proof required for damages.
  • Lloyd v. Advantage Behavioral Health Systems,

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Prevailed
    Description:
    The United States District Court, M.D. of Georgia & the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Daniel represented ABHS concerning a race discrimination claim. The Court dismissed the claim on summary judgment. The Courts decision was sustained on appeal to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Turner v. Secretary of the Air Force,:

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Prevailed/Favorable Resolution
    Description:
    U.S. District Court N.D. Florida: Mr. Daniel served as Co-counsel, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, defending the Department of the Air Force in a Class Action lawsuit involving 200 present and former minority employees at Elgin Air Force Base. The primary case was settled through the establishment of a complaint system governed by a consent judgment. The consent judgment allowed the class members to by-pass the EEOC on claims of individual discrimination and have cases heard by the District Court. In addition to representing the Air Force on the main case, served as lead counsel on three individual cases which were tried to verdict and co-counsel on six cases that were tried to verdict.
  • Gregory v. Smith

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Prevailed
    Description:
    Superior Court of Greene County. Mr. Daniel represented the Executor of an Estate having assets valued at several million dollars. The matter was fully contested case involving fraudulent conveyances by hears. Mr. Daniel was able to have the assets returned to the Estate resulting in a resolution of the dispute.