James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP Announces New Associates

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that L. Joseph Potente has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Potente is an associate in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. His practice focuses on representing individual and corporate clients in commercial and business litigation.

Mr. Potente graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Economics in 2014. He then graduated cum laude from the University Of Georgia School Of Law in 2017. While attending law school, he served as the executive editor of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law. He was also the Vice Chair of the Georgia Law Business Negotiations Team and won a National Title at the 2017 Energy Law Negotiation Competition. Mr. Potente is originally from Kingsport, Tennessee and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. He can be reached at jpotente@jamesbatesllp.com or 404.978.7965.

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP is proud to announce that Michael L. Seymour has joined the firm’s Corporate and Transactional practice group as an Associate. Michael focuses his legal practice on business and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and corporate formation. Originally from Woodstock, Georgia, Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2014 with a B.A. in Political Science. Michael earned his Juris Doctor with honors from Georgia State University College of Law in 2017.

While at Georgia State, Michael was a member of the Georgia State Moot Court Team and the Georgia State University Law Review, where he served as associate articles editor. While in law school, Michael also served as the President of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society and Vice President of the Business & Law Society. Michael currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and can be reached at mseymour@jamesbatesllp.com or 404.978.7966.