Kilpatrick Stockton today announced that Partner Neil Falis has been named Atlanta Chapter President of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
“Neil has been dedicated to the NACD for years and has made tremendous contributions in terms of time, ideas and effort,” said Mary Madden, past president of NACD’s Atlanta Chapter. “Neil is a very articulate and knowledgeable source regarding issues facing boards and individual directors and we look forward to utilizing his expertise as President of the Atlanta Chapter.”
“Neil is a tremendous leader for our clients and those in the business community in the post-Sarbanes Oxley environment,” said Ben Barkley, Corporate Practice Group Leader, Kilpatrick Stockton. “I know this position is an excellent outlet for Neil to share his knowledge in an effort to enhance the governance and performance of business entities.”
Neil is a partner in the Corporate Group of Kilpatrick Stockton. His securities practice includes the counseling of public companies and their officers and directors on disclosure and reporting requirements, including advice on the effects and implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and related NYSE and Nasdaq regulations. Mr. Falis has published various articles, and frequently speaks to senior directors and officers of public companies, on corporate governance-related matters.
About the National Association of Corporate Directors
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is an independent not-for profit membership organization devoted exclusively to improving corporate board performance. Founded in 1977, NACD conducts educational programs and standard-setting research, and provides information and guidance on a variety of board governance issues and practices. Membership is comprised of individual directors and entire corporate boards from U.S. and overseas companies ranging from large publicly held corporations to small over-the-counter, private, and closely held firms. Institutions such as the U.S. Congress, SEC, NYSE and Nasdaq recently have called upon NACD to provide input and recommendations on standards of good corporate governance. www.nacdonline.org.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; New York, New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more, go to www.kilpatrickstockton.com.