ATLANTA (June 12) – LAWFUEL – The US Law Newswire – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that Partner Seth A. Cohen received the prestigious Abe Schwartz Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation of Atlanta at its annual meeting on June 7. Also, receiving the Abe Schwartz Young Leadership Award was Randy Gold — Partner and COO of Aarons Grant and Habif LLC.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta annually presents the Abe Schwartz Young Leadership Award to one or two outstanding individuals under age 40. Criteria for selection include demonstration of significant leadership ability, level of involvement, and the potential for greater leadership responsibility in the future. The individual involvement is judged on the total scope of the Jewish community, encompassing the Federation, community agencies, institutions, the synagogues, and Jewish organizations.
As one of the youngest members of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Mr. Cohen serves as its Vice President for Allocations. He has previously served as a member of the Federation’s Young Leadership Council and was past Chair of the Federation’s Domestic Planning and Allocations Committee. Mr. Cohen is a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Jewish Family and Career Services and serves as its Vice President of Board Development. He is also a member of the Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Region and the Board of Trustees of Congregation B’nai Torah.
Mr. Cohen is partner in Kilpatrick Stockton – one of the nation’s leading law firms – and practices in its Corporate Department, which ranked 14th nationally in dollar amount of M&A work completed in 2006. Recognized as a 2006 Dealmaker by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and a 2007 Georgia Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers, Mr. Cohen is also active in pro bono legal matters, having served as counsel in the high-profile Georgia Voter ID lawsuit. Through the firm’s pro bono program, Kilpatrick Stockton attorneys serve as co-lead counsel of a coalition of private attorneys and civil rights organizations that, to date, have successfully challenged the constitutionality of the controversial state statute requiring state-issued photo identification to vote. For more information on Mr. Cohen’s practice, please visit http://www.kilpatrickstockton.com/attorneys/detail.aspx?ID=13060&pglist=&stlist=
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