Cases & Deals

Executor disputes sale involving papers from "Gone With the Wind" book and movie

Client(s) SunTrust Bank, Atlanta

Jones Day represented SunTrust Bank, Atlanta as the Executor of the Estate of Margaret Mitchell's brother when unique correspondence and papers involving the book and movie "Gone With the Wind" were offered for sale by a broker who purchased the papers from a party claiming his father had discovered the papers among auctioned property in the 1970s.

Atlanta Historical Society v. SunTrust Bank (as Executor under the Will of Stephens Mitchell), Glenn Horowitz, et al., Civil Action No. 2006-CV-22021 (Super. Ct., Fulton Cty., Ga.)