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Fulton County Superior Court Orders City of Fairburn to Issue Revised Development Plans

Bloom Parham successfully obtained a court order directing the City of Fairburn to issue revised development plans to the firm’s builder client.  The builder began development of a residential subdivision...
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Simon Bloom testifies before the Georgia House of Representatives Study Committee examining Housing Affordability and Access

On September 28, 2022, Simon Bloom testified before the Georgia House of Representatives Study Committee examining Housing Affordability and Access.  Simon focused on one root cause of the shortage of...
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Simon Bloom named BGCA 2022 Board Member of the Year

Simon H. Bloom was named the Board Member of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Georgia Council at their 2022 Georgia Hall of Fame Ceremony, held...
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Bloom Parham Succeeds Before City Board of Appeals

Bloom Parham represents an Atlanta-based real estate investment firm performing renovations on a commercial property.  The city’s fire marshal, contrary to its own code, required the client to install a...
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Bloom Parham welcomes Summer Associates

Bloom Parham, LLP is pleased to welcome summer associates Virginia Eith and Ronnie Thompson to the firm.  Virginia and Ronnie are both rising third-year law students at Georgia State University...
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Bloom Parham partners with Second Helpings Atlanta to battle food insecurity in Metro Atlanta

The season of giving is year-round here at Bloom Parham. The firm packed and delivered over 150 snack packs to Intown Collaborative Ministries through our ongoing partnership with Second Helpings...
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Developer Wins $6M Verdict In Rezoning Dispute With Brookhaven

A suburban city outside Atlanta has been ordered to pay millions to a developer and two homeowners after a jury found that city officials purposefully stalled a multifamily project in what an attorney...
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$6.7M ruling against Brookhaven could have ‘chilling effect,’ mayor says

Shocking. That’s the word attorneys, plaintiffs, defendants and city officials have used to describe a jury verdict against Brookhaven. A DeKalb County jury found last week that city leaders actively...
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Brookhaven order to pay millions over mishandled development deal

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - A jury has ordered the city of Brookhaven to pay more than $6 million in damages for how the mayor and city manager handled a development project that started in 2017....
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‘It Just Does Not Happen’: How a Real Estate Developer Won a $6M Judgment Against a City

Atlanta real estate attorney Simon Bloom of Bloom Parham said he’s been practicing for 25 years but never seen anything like what happened in Brookhaven, Georgia—the high-end residential hot spot just across...
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OPINION: Lawsuit hits home hard for Brookhaven mayor

It’s been said all politics is local. This adage really hit home this week for Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst and City Manager Christian Sigman. I mean, really hit home —their family...
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Bloom, Oliver, and Pearson deliver huge win for client against City of Brookhaven

On Monday, a DeKalb County jury ordered the city, its mayor and city manager to pay roughly $6 million in damages to a real estate developer and two homeowners for...
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