Counsel

Lewis P. Perling

Lewis Perling is Counsel in the firm's Atlanta office. He has over 20 years of commercial litigation experience including legal and accounting malpractice defense, consumer finance law, products liability, class actions, and regulatory and compliance matters. Lewis regularly manages highly complex, multi-party litigation and strives to stay well-versed in current and impending changes to consumer and business law legislation including FCRA, FDCPA and TILA. His complex commercial litigation practice includes assisting professionals, including attorneys, accountants, trustees, agents, and others with fiduciary obligations, navigate claims brought against them by former clients and third parties. He guides clients through all stages of litigation as well as pre-suit assessment, cost-effective dispute resolution, and advises on a wide range of risk management matters. Throughout his career, Lewis has handled or supervised litigation in over 4,000 state and federal matters across the United States, including mass tort and class actions suits, and successfully managed defense on behalf of multiple Fortune 500 companies.

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Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Lewis was Counsel with a civil litigation law firm based in Atlanta. Prior to that, he worked at a highly-respected Atlanta firm where he served as National Counsel for Equifax for two decades and Counsel for several national corporations in connection with asbestos litigation.

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Law360 (January 24, 2022, 1:17 PM EST) -- Stites & Harbison PLLC has added 12 Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP attorneys and all seven of Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP's attorneys to its Atlanta office, the firm recently announced.

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Stites & Harbison Continues Expansion in Atlanta – Lands Commercial Litigation Team of 12 from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell LLP

ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell, LLP (CSKL), including named Partner Johannes S. Kingma, Managing Partner Shannon M. Sprinkle and General Counsel William D. Newcomb, have joined Stites & Harbison’s Atlanta office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 24, 2022