GAPABA is proud to announce that we are moving forward with our 7th Annual Gala, scheduled for ThursdaySeptember 30, 2021 at the Georgia Aquarium Oceans Ballroom, located at 246 Ivan Allen, Jr. Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.


- COST: Tickets: $150 | Government, Non-Profit and Students: $125

- TIME: General Reception begins at 6:30 PM | Dinner & Awards Ceremony begins at 7:30 PM

- ATTIRE: BUSINESS FORMAL or COCKTAIL

- SAFETY: ALL Attendees must verify that they are VACCINATED with no exceptions. Additionally, given the recent spike in the Delta variant cases of COVID-19, the Georgia Aquarium requires that MASKS be worn at all times even if you are vaccinated, except when eating or drinking. If you are experiencing a fever or COVID-type symptoms, or have been exposed to the virus within 10 days prior to the event, please refrain from attending and contact us.

- For all REGISTRATION questions, please contact registration@gapaba.org


SPONSORS:

  • For Sponsors who previously paid for the Gala in 2020, your sponsorship will be applied to our 2021 Gala
  • All Sponsor guests must be submitted on or before Monday, Sept. 6th. Please DOWNLOAD this SPREADSHEET and email back to registration@gapaba.org.
  • VIP Reception begins at 5:30 PM
  • Questions: contact sponsors@gapaba.org.

GAPABA is pleased to Partner with the State Bar of Georgia to offer Hotel Discounts near the Georgia Aquarium. Please mention the State Bar of Georgia to receive the preferred rates. If you have any issues with the reservations and rates, please contact Michelle Garner, Director of Meetings: michelleg@gabar.org.


HONOREES & SPEAKERS


Byung J. "BJay" Pak

Former U.S. Attorney

Partner | Alston & Bird

The Judge Alvin T. Wong

Pioneer Award


Peter Carter

EVP and Chief Legal Officer

Delta Air Lines

GC Diversity Champion



Monica Howard Douglas

SVP and General Counsel

The Coca-Cola Company

Women's Leadership Award


Richard Lui

Author and News Anchor

MSNBC | NBC News

Emcee

2021 GENERAL COUNSEL ATTENDEES

 


Peter Carter

EVP, CLO & Corp. Secretary

Delta Air Lines

 


Monica Douglas Howard

SVP & GC

The Coca-Cola Company


 


Michael Wu

CLO & Secretary

Bath & Body Works




Bradford Turner

Chief Legal & Admin. Officer

Newell Brands




Vanessa Sutherland

EVP & CLO

Norfolk Southern




Ling-Ling Nie

GC & VP | Ethics, Compliance

& Legal Affairs

Georgia Tech



Steve Heinrichs

EVP, CLO, Chief Compliance Officer

& Corp. Secretary

Mueller Water Products



Elizabeth (Beth) Chandler

CLO & Corp. Secretary

Rollins



William "Bill" Min

EVP & GC

LexisNexis Risk Solutions



Lynette E. Smith

EVP & GC

Chick-fil-A


Shyam Reddy

Chief Admin. Officer, SVP, GC & 

Corp. Secretary

BlueLinx Corporation 


Jim Kerr, II

EVP, CLO & Chief Compliance Officer

Southern Company



Todd Sheldon

EVP, GC & Secretary

Pulte Group




Jennifer Hightower

SVP & GC

Cox Enterprises


Ricardo Nunez

GC, CCO & Secretary

SWM International 




Ashoo Sharma

VP & GC

Harry Norman, Realtors



 

Alan K. Tse

Global CLO & Corp. Secretary

Jones Lang LaSalle


Angus Haig

SVP & GC

Cox Automotive


Justin Im

VP Legal & Corp. Secretary

Superior Essex



Shawn Galey

VP, GC and Gov't Affairs

(Americas & Asia)

Brambles Limited



L. Scott Askins

GC, Chief Compliance Officer &

Corp. Secretary

Kabbage



Chris Javillonar

General Counsel

Honeywell PPE


Curtis Lu

General Counsel

 FTI Consulting


Tricia Kinney

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

ServiceMaster


Kevin Wolff

VP, GC & Secretary

Energy Insurance Mutual



Noni Ellison

SVP, GC & Corp. Secretary

Tractor Supply Company




Scott Wilkinson

EVP & CLO

The Atlanta Hawks


Dara Redler

Interim CLO & Corp. Secretary

Tilray


 

Stephen Sencer

SVP & GC

Emory University


Greg Birge

CLO & Corp. Secretary

Purchasing Power



Shawn Baldwin

GC & Secretary

Select Interior Concepts



Shasha Zou

General Counsel

VERO Biotech


Sean Rosario

GC & Chief Compliance Officer

Summit Spine & Joint Centers


Anne Lee Benedict

General Counsel

Thomas James Homes


David Christofferson

EVP, GC & Secretary

Floor & Decor


Brian Mink

GC, Corp. Secretary &

VP of Risk Management

InTown & Uptown Suites


Deborah White

President, SVP & GC

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)



Eugene Kim

General Counsel

Brightree LLC




Mark Johnson

Chief Legal, Governance Officer

Kimball International


Michael Ridgway Jones

General Counsel

Riskonnect


Kristen McGuffey

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

Serta Simmons Bedding


 

POINTS OF CONTACT






Angela Hsu

GAPABA President

& GALA Chair

Timothy Wang

GAPABA President-Elect

Chris Chan

GALA Fundraising Co-Chair


Jeff Sayer

GALA Fundraising Co-Chair


Questions about Gala Program: gala@gapaba.org

Registration Questions: registration@gapaba.org   |   Sponsorship Questions: sponsors@gapaba.org

Submission of Logos, Invoicing and Sponsor Guest Registrations: communications@gapaba.org


PAST GENERAL COUNSEL ATTENDEES

2021 SPONSORS

COMPLETE LIST OF 2021 SPONSORS

DOWNLOAD the GAPABA W-9 HERE


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