William P. Eiselstein


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  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Involvement
  • In-Depth
  • Overview

    Billy Eiselstein is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group and co-chairs the firm’s Privacy & Data Security Group. He represents business clients in a wide range of disputes, including cases of alleged fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property rights and insurance coverage, and advises on issues of data security and cyber-insurance coverage. He litigates in federal and state courts and has tried both jury and bench trials to judgment.

    He has served as Miller & Martin's General Counsel since 2010 and was previously vice-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department with responsibility for Atlanta.

  • Experience

    • Conducted an independent investigation for a world-wide evangelical ministry into allegations of sexual misconduct by the organization’s late leader.
    • Defended manufacturers and service companies in cases alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.
    • Prosecuted and defended cases of trademark infringement and false advertising.
    • Represented manufacturer in patent infringement proceedings before the International Trade Commission.
    • Coordinated responses to investigations by state attorneys’ general into violations of Blue-Sky laws and unfair and deceptive trade practices.
    • Obtained arbitration award for minority investor in closely held company and recovered judgment through subsequent fraudulent transfer litigation.
    • Obtained jury verdict for financial institution in fraudulent transfer litigation.
    • Represented distributor in recovering, under global-all risk property policy, losses resulting from product recall. Losses for product and business interruption totaled more than $100 million.
    • Obtained summary judgment for consumer products company in suit by distributor challenging termination.
    • Represented attorney in disciplinary proceedings, from initial administrative hearing through appeal to state supreme court.
  • Education

    • J.D., cum laude, University of Tennessee College of Law, 1995
    • B.A., with highest honors, Emory University, 1992
  • Involvement

    Bar Admissions
    • Georgia
    • Tennessee
    Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
    • Georgia Supreme Court
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits
    • All Trial and Appellate Courts in Tennessee
    • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® - Peer Review Rated
    • Georgia Trend Magazine, Rising Star, 2006
    • Georgia Trend Magazine, Legal Elite, 2011
    • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
    • State Bar of Georgia, Litigation and Professional Liability Sections
    • American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility
    • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • Mary Lin Education Foundation, Board Member
    • Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta
    • Inman Park Neighborhood Association
    • University of Tennessee College of Law, Alumni Council

Did You Know

Billy thinks he’s a good cook and enjoys the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

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