Mary C. Gill, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of Alston & Bird LLP, resident in its Atlanta office, where she is the senior woman in the Securities Litigation Group. With over 26 years of experience in securities litigation, financial services litigation and complex transaction-related litigation, she has been lead counsel in cases pending across the country, and she also represents companies and their officers and directors in investigations and enforcement actions before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and other regulatory agencies. Currently the chair of the State Bar of Georgia Business Court Committee and a member of the State Bar of Georgia Business Litigation Subcommittee, she has served as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Ms. Gill is the author of the recent publication œDÃ©jÃ¡ Vu All Over Again: Bank Officers and Directors Prepare For A Replay of Litigation That Followed The Savings and Loan Crisis, Alston & Bird™s Trends in Litigation, Winter 2009.