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Rahn Gatewood


    Rahn currently works as general counsel for Cigar City Club, LLC and GSE Facilities Services, LLC in Atlanta, GA.  As general counsel, he advises regarding and/or negotiates on behalf of his clients a variety of contractual issues, including but not limited to, vendor and supplier contracts, licensing compliance, premises liability, employment related issues, operating agreements, and commercial leases.  Prior to working as general counsel, Rahn worked at Lazega & Johanson, LLC, where he supervised the retail and collection litigation practice.  He has an extensive background in creditors’ rights and business litigation.  He has represented major corporations, national banks, and mortgage servicers.  He has also represented major insurance companies in subrogation actions.  Rahn also has experience in drafting contracts, personal injury, landlord/tenant, wills, and general business law.  Additionally, he has authored the articles, “A Practical Guide for Small Businesses: Keeping Commercial Accounts Collectible” and “A Quandary for Community Associations: Settling Counterclaims as a Legal Strategy.”

    Rahn graduated from Dillard University (New Orleans), summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Public Policy.  From there, he attended Emory University School of Law, as a University Scholar and earned his Juris Doctor Degree in 2005.  There, he served on the executive committee of the Black Law Students’ Association and worked with various student leadership organizations.  Rahn remains committed to civic engagement, community service, and volunteers throughout the Atlanta area.  He presently serves as a board member to Youth Stars Group Home, Inc.  He has recently been named a 2017 Georgia Forward Young Gamechanger and as a selectee, in conjunction with the Troup County Chamber of Commerce, he is currently working on a comprehensive sustainability initiative for Troup County, Georgia.  Rahn now serves Gate City Bar Association as a member at large and works on several committees aimed at membership and mentorship of law students and younger lawyers.



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