GDCR Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce attorneys Stephanie Biddle and Wendy Kraby have been promoted to Member.
Stephanie Biddle is a member of the Education Practice Group managing complex issues in Education Law, including in the area of Special Education Law. Prior to joining GDCR in 2017, Ms. Biddle spent eight years as a litigator with King & Spalding where she assisted with complex litigation matters.
Ms. Biddle represents education clients in a variety of contexts, including in federal and state court litigation and before administrative agencies. She has successfully represented school districts in special education lawsuits, in formal disputes before the Georgia Department of Education, in complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, and in cases alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.
Ms. Biddle provides advice to clients on a broad range of compliance issues and regularly counsels clients on issues related to IDEA, Section 504, ADA, and FERPA. She also provides guidance to clients on contract issues and contract drafting.
Ms. Biddle graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law in 2008. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Wendy Kraby is a member of the corporate and real estate law groups. Ms. Kraby joined the firm as part of the merger with Moore & Reese last year.
Her corporate practice includes corporate formation and governance matters, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, joint ventures, and private securities offerings.
Ms. Kraby often serves as general counsel to businesses handling day-to-day matters including vendor, sales and distribution contracts, employment contracts and non-competes. She has a specialty in working with software and technology companies, including start-ups. Such work often includes financing, private securities offerings, SaaS/IoT contracts, intellectual property issues and nondisclosure agreements.
Ms. Kraby has extensive experience in development law that includes acquisition, land use/zoning, infrastructure, lending, title matters, and construction and subcontractor agreements. She has worked with local and national banks regarding issues of bank agreements/participations, regulatory compliance, real estate development and business loans, borrower defaults and foreclosures.
At University of Georgia she was the managing editor of the Red & Black student newspaper and went on to become a writer and editor at CNN before earning her law degree at Georgia State University’s College of Law.