Janine Cone Metcalf

Janine Metcalf practices in the area of complex civil litigation in a variety of federal and state courts as well as in arbitrations. She focuses on business disputes, with emphasis on matters involving fraud, fraudulent conveyance, banking and finance litigation, and contractual disputes. She also has significant experience in product liability litigation.

Janine served as lead counsel for KeyBank National Association in complex federal court foreclosure litigation regarding disputes relating to one of the largest developments in Louisiana. She also has represented Southern Company in a multibillion dollar fraudulent conveyance action brought by the creditors of its former subsidiary, Mirant Corporation. In addition, Janine is counsel for Sherwin-Williams in product liability litigation relating to claims of lead exposure from playground equipment paint.

Janine has substantial experience handling litigation involving non-U.S. litigants, including a recent three-year litigation on behalf of a bankrupt steel company against Japanese suppliers of more than $200 million worth of steelmaking equipment. Recently, she served as lead counsel for a Spanish corporation in a federal court action alleging claims under Georgia's RICO and Deceptive Trade Practices statutes involving the marketing rights in the U.S., Canada, and Europe for 10 hotels in Cancun, Mexico.

Janine is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Litigation Section of the Atlanta Bar. In addition, she is a member of the Transportation Policy Committee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Business and Tort Litigation (USA), 3) Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement, 4) SEC Investigations & Proceedings and 5) Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
Law School Cornell Law School
Education Cornell University (B.A., 1986
Bar Member / Association Georgia; New York; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits; and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Most recent firm Jones Day
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