The Mainsail Lawyers Network

J. Kellam Warren, Managing Member

A trusted advisor for both businesses and entrepreneurs, Kellam is an experienced commercial litigator who has tried cases to jury verdict. From traditional labor matters in places as far away as Alaska to trade secret cases in multiple jurisdictions, Kellam has handled business disputes in nearly every state. Read more

 Joseph B. (“Jody”) Hanks, Of Counsel

Jody is an internationally experienced General Counsel bringing his broad range of business and legal services to companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 50.Read more

 David G. Guidry, Of Counsel

David is a trial lawyer and business litigator. He focuses on providing clients with practical and strategic advice to resolve their disputes, both in and out of court. Read more

Stephen (“Steve”) A. Brandon, Of Counsel

Steve’s practice focuses primarily on employment law and litigation, including federal and state discrimination actions, wage and hour compliance, and workplace policies and agreements. Read more

Donna E. Brooks, Of Counsel

Formerly a partner with a boutique labor and employment law firm in Birmingham, Alabama, Donna has sixteen years of experience in private practice, with nearly twelve years exclusively defending private and public employers in civil rights litigation focusing on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She currently focuses her practice on client counseling, conducting workplace investigations, training and legal writing. Read more

Edward (“Ed”) Eldred, Of Counsel

Formerly a law clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, first to Judge Linda Stephens, and then to Chief Judge John C. Martin, Ed is Of Counsel to Mainsail Lawyers and supports our business litigation, outsourced in-house counsel, and appellate practices. Read more

Henry Kopf, Of Counsel

Henry Kopf III, attorney, entrepreneur, and inventor on four U.S. patents and corresponding international patents, concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate counsel services, business law, technology risk assessments, securities law, and international business transactions. Read more


Mainsail Lawyers enjoys the benefit of the Mainsail Lawyers Network, a growing and geographically expansive network of experienced lawyers in independent law firms, who are available upon special engagement to assist our firm with specific clients or matters.