March 2, 2011
ATLANTA – Emmet J. Bondurant, a nationally recognized trial lawyer whose career has included a strong commitment to community service and pro bono litigation, will receive the 2011 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award presented by Georgia State University College of Law.
Bondurant, who practices law with the firm he founded, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore, LLP, will receive the award at a celebration on Wednesday, April 27, in the Egyptian Room at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. This award is presented annually by the College of Law to a Georgia attorney whose overall accomplishments reflect the high tradition of selfless public service that its founding dean, Ben F. Johnson Jr., exemplified during his career and life.
Please note that this is an "Invitation Only" event. For those confirming attendance, please RSVP to Vickie Dye at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 12.
With more than 45 years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Bondurant is widely known as one of the top attorneys in the United States in antitrust law, and has secured favorable results for his clients in a wide variety of other areas including patent, securities, trade secret, professional malpractice, and complex corporate disputes in both federal and state trial and appellate courts.
Bondurant’s career has included a strong commitment to community service and pro bono litigation, including death penalty, habeas corpus, reapportionment, and other civil rights and constitutional cases. He has served as President and a Director of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Chairman and a member of the National Board of Common Cause, and Chairman of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council (2003-2007).
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