ATLANTA (September 19) – LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that Kilpatrick Stockton attorney Shyam Reddy was a featured panelist at the League of Women Voters of Dawson and Pickens Counties Monday night.
The event, “Safeguarding US Democracy: Promoting an Independent Judiciary,” was part of the League’s 2007 Constitution Day commemoration. The discussion focused on the ongoing debate of whether the state’s judiciary should be appointed or elected.
Mr. Reddy, representing Common Cause Georgia as one of its Board Members, was joined by other distinguished panelists, including:
• Jason Carter, local attorney
• J. Vincent Cook, Past President of the State Bar of Georgia
• Dr. William Gillespie, Kennesaw State University
• Moderated by Taryn Kirbo, Board member League of Women Voters of Georgia
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.
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