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Lightfoot Obtains Successful Arbitration Award
April 12, 2016
Sam Franklin and Wynn M. Shuford obtained a successful result in an arbitration proceeding brought by a former officer, director and general counsel of a large soft drink bottling company based in Birmingham in which the claimant sought over $80 million in damages against the company. After a two-week long arbitration, the arbitrator not only ruled in the company’s favor as to all of the claims brought by the claimant, but also awarded the company over $9 million as to its counterclaims.