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Please Join Us for the 9th Annual Celebrating Service Luncheon! This is a must-attend event!

When: October 21, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: The Commerce Club
191 Peachtree Street, 49th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: Kari DeLoach
(404) 521-0781

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Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Celebrating Service Luncheon. We invite you to join us in a celebration honoring legal professionals who have made significant impacts on our community through their dedication to public service. 


Event Details

Luncheon: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Event Fees
$50 for members and lawyers with public service organizations
$80 for non-members

Reserved Tables
Reserved tables of 10 can be purchased in advance for $600. Please provide attendee names for your reserved table(s) in advance. All attendees listed will be registered for the event. 

Non-Members Must Register Via the Registration Form


2016 Celebrating Service Award Recipients

We are privileged to honor the following award recipients:

Pro Bono Award Winner:

Mary T. Benton

Community Service Award Winner:

Atlanta Bar Association Bankruptcy Section

Public Service Award Winner:

Elaine McGruder

Rita A. Sheffey Award Winner:

Michael K. Lucas 

Please join us as we thank and celebrate these four award winners for their contributions to our community. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to register in advance.

Guest Speaker

Our featured guest speaker, Travis Tygart, is CEO of the US Anti-Doping Agency.

Travis T. Tygart became U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's Chief Executive Officer in September of 2007. In his fourteen years at USADA he has also served as the Director of Legal Affairs and as Senior Managing Director & General Counsel;

prosecuting cases on behalf of clean athletes before the American Arbitration Association and the Court of

Arbitration for Sport.


Tygart currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Sports Lawyers Association and the Board of Governors of the

Partnership for Clean Competition. He has previously served on various committees and boards including, the Society

for Major League Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches, the House Government Reform Committee's Zero

Tolerance Roundtable, and the Institute of National Anti-Doping Agencies. He was also appointed by the World Anti-

Doping Agency as the Vice-Chair for its Independent Observers Team, which monitored the doping control and legal

processes at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Tygart has been recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of the 50 Most Powerful People in Sports; named to the TIME

100 list of most influential people in the world for 2013; named one of the top 12 World Sports Personalities of the Year

by Sport Intern; selected as one of the World's Most Influential Sports Personalities by Inside Sport and was one of the

Colorado Lawyers of the Year named by Colorado Law Weekly. A lawyer by training, Tygart has also published

numerous papers and law review articles on topics including, Title IX, antitrust, and doping in sport.


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Atlanta’s Table, Atlanta Community Food Bank 
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