The Bloom Law Firm Marks 5th Anniversary with Major Announcement Firm Will Now be Known as Bloom Sugarman Everett, LLP


April 26, 2012 (Atlanta, GA) The Bloom Law Firm celebrated its fifth anniversary today by formally unveiling a change in the firm name. The firm will now be known as Bloom Sugarman Everett, LLP. This move incorporates all three partners – Simon Bloom, Skip Sugarman and Stephanie Everett.

Founded in 2007, Bloom Sugarman Everett, LLP is a civil litigation trial boutique with a variety of practice areas that includes real estate, employment, workout and lender liability, restrictive covenant, product liability, and partnership disputes. The firm’s experienced team of litigators represents developers, builders, property owners, brokers and leading corporations throughout the Southeast.

“Today represents a milestone for our firm. I am extremely pleased with the growth we have experienced these last five years,” said Simon Bloom. “By adding Skip and Stephanie, two proven and accomplished attorneys to the firm’s name, we want it to be widely known our practice encompasses a wide range of civil litigation. We cover multiple practice areas for a broad range of clients. As we continue to provide a high level of personal attention to our clients as a trusted business advisor with a thoughtful and aggressive approach, I believe we will significantly contribute to our clients’ long-term success.”

Skip Sugarman focuses his practice on sophisticated business litigation in a variety of areas. He has nearly 15 years experience handling complex cases in federal and state courts throughout Georgia and the United States representing both companies and individuals involved in many different types of litigation. He has served as lead counsel in cases involving breach of restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, and business torts and numerous cases involving statutes such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Sugarman served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jack T. Camp of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and then for the Honorable Frank M. Hull of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. After his clerkships, he practiced law with the Atlanta law firm of Alston & Bird LLP where he focused on employment litigation. Georgia Trend magazine recently named Sugarman as one of the state’s Legal Elite.

As Founding and Managing Partner of the firm, Stephanie Everett is experienced in handling a broad spectrum of complex commercial and contract litigation, and has particular experience in land use and real estate litigation. She represents real estate developers, builders, owners and brokers throughout the Southeast in areas including lender liability, lease disputes, commission disputes, land use, eminent domain and confirmation actions. When it comes to defeating confirmation actions, Everett is well-versed in the defenses afforded her clients and ensures that creditors meet their heavy legal burdens throughout the foreclosure process. She is also extremely knowledgeable in appraisal methodology. She is Past President of the Georgia State University College of Law Graduate Leadership Council and has been named a Georgia Super Lawyers’ Rising Star three separate times. Everett is active in her community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation, a national foundation that provides leadership programming for women, scholarships and supports play therapy for hospitalized children.

In 2007, Simon Bloom left his post as leader of the Real Estate and Construction Litigation Group at Powell Goldstein to found The Bloom Law Firm, so that he could provide the same high quality service from a more specialized platform. Lately, his practice has focused on negotiating and counseling borrowers and guarantors through workouts with and litigation against their lenders. Among many distinctions, he has been named a Georgia Super Lawyers’ Rising Star for four consecutive years, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40, one of 12 lawyers “On the Rise” by the Fulton County Daily Report, and Georgia Trend magazine’s Legal Elite. He frequently writes and teaches about trying cases and real estate litigation at seminars and Continued Legal Education (CLE) classes throughout the Southeast. As an adjunct professor at Emory University, he helps teach the pre-trial litigation clinic. Additionally, Bloom is a two-time appointee to the Governor’s Commission for Public Service & Volunteerism. Governor Deal appointed Simon to the State Board of the Department of Community Affairs. He is a longtime volunteer with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta and serves on its corporate board of directors.

The firm has 12 attorneys and staff of seven. You can learn more information about the firm or by calling 404-577-7710.