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“Reduce Lien Exposure with Anti-Assignment Clauses,” Construction Executive

In an article published on April 28, 2017, by Construction Executive, Simon Bloom and Nick Phillips offer insight on how to reduce lien exposure with anti-assignment clauses. The article details that an “anti-assignment clause is a contractual provision precluding the subcontractor from further delegating or assigning its obligations under the subcontract to other subcontractors. By […]

“Mercedes-Benz Stadium ‘Adjusts’ Atlanta United Games; NFL Season Not Impacted,” CBS 46

In a story that aired on April 19, 2017, by CBS 46, Simon Bloom offers insight on the delayed opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium due to delays in the project’s construction. Because of complications with the stadium’s retractable roof, the Georgia Dome will remain standing until further notice. Bloom said he had concerns with that idea. […]

“Bloom Sugarman Tops $50,000 Giving Mark for Boys & Girls Clubs at 10th Anniversary Event,” Metro Atlanta CEO

In an article published on March 22, 2017 by Metro Atlanta CEO, the firm’s 10th anniversary event is profiled. The article details that the firm has topped “the $50,000 mark in giving since 2011 to its chosen beneficiary, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.” Simon Bloom states, “We embrace and encourage a spirit […]

Ask Simon: Measures to Prevent Subcontractors from filing a Lien; Protecting Your Lien Rights

Q:  Are there any proactive measures I can take to prevent subcontractors from being able to file a lien in the event of a payment dispute? (or the flip side, if I am a subcontractor or materialman, what can I do need to know protect my lien rights?) Georgia law gives subcontractors, laborers and other […]

“Georgia House Passes Controversial Campus Rape Bill,” WSB-TV Atlanta Channel 2

In a television story that ran on WSB-TV’s 6 p.m. news on March 2, 2017, Simon Bloom offers insight into the controversial campus rape bill that was passed by the Georgia House of Representatives. The story details how opponents of the bill believe it will have a chilling effect on victims, while supporters argue that […]

“Trump Hasn’t Reversed Transgender Policy Yet, Atlanta Attorney Says,” 11 Alive

In an article published on Feb. 27, 2017 by 11 Alive, Simon Bloom offers insight to the speculation that President Trump will rescind federal protection for transgender students. The article details that the issue is more complex than what is being portrayed, and Bloom states, ““All the Trump Department of Education has said is that […]

Bloom Sugarman Managing Partner to Serve the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless

Bloom Sugarman, LLP is pleased to announce that managing partner F. Skip Sugarman has been appointed to the board of directors for the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to the homeless in civil cases throughout Metropolitan Atlanta. Sugarman’s service on the board began in February 2017. […]