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Robert C. Hagler

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Robert Hagler has been with Fulcher Hagler LLP since 1979. He concentrates his practice on commercial transactions and commercial litigation matters. During the course of his career, Mr. Hagler has assisted clients in the acquisition, sale, lease, development and financing of manufacturing facilities, hotels, shopping centers, distribution centers, supply houses, retail chain stores, apartment complexes and other commercial businesses and properties. He routinely negotiates and drafts complex buy/sell agreements, long-term commercial leases, multi-million dollar foreign and domestic supply agreements, confidentiality agreements, and employment contracts. He also is a seasoned commercial litigator, with a broad range of experience including complex real estate litigation, stockbroker fraud, and bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters. He also has expertise with corporate and business law, complex contracts and leases, securities fraud, banking, and probate disputes.

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
    • B.A. - 1975

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chairman, Golden Harvest Food Bank
  • Board of Directors, Augusta Chamber of Commerce

Professional Associations

  • Augusta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar Disciplinary Board, 1990 to 1993
  • American Bar Association
  • Christian Business Men's Committee

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Business Law
  • Litigation
  • Government Law
  • Commercial Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia

Honors

  • 2004 Georgia Legal Elite for Commercial Litigators

Representative Cases

  • Aames Funding Corp. V. Henderson, 275 Ga. App. 323, 2005, Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Deas v. Oppenheimer, et al., 2006 WL 1360108, No. 05-02458, 2006, N. A. S. D.
  • Bloomberg Law Reports: Securities Arbitration, Nov. 2006, at 1, 15-16
  • Basics of Stock Broker Fraud and Abuse, ICLE Georgia Seminar, February 2007