ATLANTA (September 24 ) – LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today Shyam Reddy, an attorney in the firm’s nationally recognized Corporate Department, was recently named to the prestigious University of Georgia College of Public Health Board of Advisors. He joins eight other board members who are distinguished leaders in the State of Georgia and/or the field of public health.
“I am honored to be a part of a board that will work hand-in-hand to build one of the fastest-growing schools of public health in the country into a school respected for its commitment to excellence, research and wellness,” said Shyam Reddy, Kilpatrick Stockton. “I look forward to doing what I can to foster an environment that encourages ground-breaking research by the college’s outstanding faculty and innovative training of tomorrow’s leaders in public health. Given the dismal state of public health in Georgia, I am honored to play a role at such a critical time in strengthening a program aimed at improving public health in Georgia and abroad.”
Mr. Reddy, who was a 2006 candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, earned his Masters in Public Health (M.P.H.) from Emory University. He also graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Emory University.
In his high-profile law practice, Mr. Reddy advises technology companies and private equity funds in negotiating and consummating their strategic growth transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and cross-border deals. He also provides general corporate advice to individuals, companies and the portfolio companies of private equity and venture capital funds.
Mr. Reddy has received numerous awards during his career, including: 2007 Marshall Memorial Fellowship; Georgia Trend Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Georgians; Atlanta Business Chronicle Top 40 Under 40 (Up and Comers); Atlanta Magazine Georgia Rising Stars; and Multicultural Law Mover and Shaker. He is also a member of the 2005 L.E.A.D. Atlanta Class of Leadership Atlanta and serves on the Board of Directors of TiE Atlanta and Common Cause of Georgia. He is also a founder and former board member of the Red Clay Democrats and the former General Counsel of The Young Democrats of Georgia.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The University of Georgia College of Public Health is committed to protecting human health through its teaching, research, and public service capabilities. The College was established to expand the availability of affordable public health education and training in Georgia and to increase public health expertise throughout the Southeast. The College currently offers programs in biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health administration, health promotion and behavior, public health, and toxicology. With its January, 2005 inauguration, the College became the University of Georgia’s newest College and the most comprehensive public health program within the University System of Georgia.
ABOUT KILPATRICK STOCKTON
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with nearly 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; 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 information, please visit www.kilpatrickstockton.com.