Lawyers

Tiana S. Mykkeltvedt, Partner

Tiana Mykkeltvedt represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial matters including: commercial contract disputes, business torts (fraud, civil RICO), professional liability, employment law (individual and class action), class actions, international law, and intellectual property matters (software, licensing, trade secrets).

Tiana is a member of the University of Georgia Law School Association Council and the University of Georgia Law School Dean Rusk International Law Center Council . She currently serves on the State Bar of Georgia B.A.S.I.C.S Committee and is a past member of the Georgia Association for Woman Lawyers Board of Directors.

Representative Work

Counsel for Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (now Greenway Health), leading provider of health information technology and EMR and practice management software. Acted as national litigation counsel, representing client in variety of commercial disputes with vendors, business partners and counseled in employment matters. As lead counsel, obtained summary judgment in favor of Greenway on a counterclaim for breach of contract. See PSS World Medical, Inc. v. Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., Civ. Action No. 3:09-CV-01019-TJC-JRK (S.D. Fla.).

Experience in international law and with international parties including representation of local wholesalers of copier toner and printer cartridges against the Hong Kong subsidiary of a multinational Chinese conglomerate. Co-lead counsel at trial in federal court resulted in verdict for our client. See Innotex Precision Limited v. Horei Image Products, Inc. and ITM, Inc., Civ. Action No. 1:09-CV-0547-TWT (N.D. Ga.).

Represented national processor/distributor of scrap metal in dispute relating to sale to Chinese buyer. J&D Int’l Trading v. Omnisource corporation, Civ. Action No. 1:13-CV-2526-RWS (N.D. Ga.).

Representation of Singapore resident in a suit brought by a Saudi Arabian Sheik, arising out of a private investment fund. See Amana I SA v. Cairnwood Group, LLC, Civ. Action No. 06-CV-114931 (Sup. Ct. Fulton County).

Volunteered for pro bono appointment before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Successfully briefed and argued an appeal arising out of a habeas corpus petition under 28 U.S.C. § 2255. Gooden v. USA, Civ. Action No. 09-10499-CC (11th Cir.)

Representation of plaintiffs and defendants in various class action litigation. Class allegations have included: assertions of race discrimination; shareholder securities class action alleging concealment of information to manipulate stock price; shareholder securities class action alleging concealment of payments in violation of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; and, consumer claims brought in a class arbitration before the American Arbitration Association.

Successfully represented individual in suit asserting claims under the Americans with Disability Act; Successfully represented numerous individuals in the resolution of fraud, Georgia RICO and malpractice claims against their accountants and tax preparers.

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Atlanta Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (2009-2011); Co-chair, Mentorship Committee (2008)

Member, Bleckley Inn of Court

Member, Georgia State Bar; BASICS Committee

Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Photo of Tiana S. Mykkeltvedt
Atlanta
1201 West Peachtree Street NW
Suite 3900
Atlanta, GA 30309

Education

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2003, cum laude

University of Georgia, B.A., 1998, magna cum laude

Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Previous Experience

Law Clerk, Judge Richard W. Story, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2003-2005 

Admissions