GALA PRIVATE VIP RECEPTION

PREMIERE SPONSORS

For our 2020 GAPABA Gala, we have an incredible lineup. We are thrilled to have Larry Tu, the former Sr. EVP and CLO of CBS as well as former SVP and GC of Dell, receive our Lifetime Achievement AwardAmy Tu, the EVP and GC of Tyson Foods will be our Keynote Speaker and Peter Carter, the EVP and CLO of Delta Air Lines, will be recognized as our GC Diversity Champion. 


In 2019, the Gala featured over 500 guests from across the country, 48 General Counsel, 25 Judges & Elected Officials, and 70 Law Firm & Company Sponsors. GAPABA's Annual Gala is one of the premier legal events in the Southeast. In 2018, we had over 500 attendees and 40 General Counsel in attendance from numerous Fortune 50 to 1000 companies. Diamond to Silver Level Sponsors will have an exclusive opportunity to network with GCs, In-House Counsel, Honorees, Judges and Elected Officials at our GALA Private VIP Reception Register as a Premiere Sponsor now!


  

JADE SPONSORS

2020 GENERAL COUNSEL ATTENDEES

 


Larry Tu

Former Sr. EVP & CLO, CBS

Former Sr. EVP & GC, Dell

 


Amy Tu

EVP & GC

Tyson Foods


 


Peter Carter

EVP, CLO & Corp. Secretary

Delta Air Lines




Michael Wu

CLO & Corp. Secretary

Madewell



Sarah Powell
EVP, GC and Secretary
Focus Brands




Bradford Turner
Chief Legal & Administrative Officer



Anne Lee Benedict
EVP, CLO and Secretary
Summit Materials



Todd Sheldon

EVP, GC & Secretary

Pulte Group



Kenya Pierre

VP, GC and Corp. Secretary

Arauco North America



Shyam Reddy

Chief Transformation Officer

BlueLinx



Jennifer Hightower

SVP & GC

Cox Communications



Angus Haig

SVP and GC

Cox Automotive



Ricardo Nunez

GC, CCO and Secretary

SWM International 



Ling-Ling Nie

GC | VP for Ethics & Compliance

GA Instit. of Technology


Cal Everett

GC, VP & Secretary

Hooters of America


Hoil Kim

CLO and GC

Ciox Health



Greg McLaughlin

CLO

LendingPoint


Noni Ellison

GC, CCO and Secretary

Carestream Dental


John Wesley

SVP & GC

Avanos Medical



William "Bill" Min

EVP & GC

LexisNexis Risk Solutions |

Reed Business Information



Shawn Galey

VP, GC and Gov't Affairs

(Americas & Asia)

Brambles Limited



Ashoo Sharma
VP and General Counsel



Gregg Notte

Chief Counsel - Americas

Orange Business Services

Justin Im

VP, Legal & Corp. Secretary

Superior Essex



Sean Rosario

General Counsel

Summit Spine & Joint Centers



Greg Birge

CLO and Secretary

Purchasing Power



L. Scott Askins

General Counsel

Kabbage



Chip Wheelock

VP (Admin), GC and Secretary

Williams Industrial Services Group


Kristen Fancher

CLO & GC

Margaritaville

 

PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

2019 GENERAL COUNSEL ATTENDEES

 


Sandra Leung

EVP and GC

Bristol-Myers Squibb


 


Craig Silliman

EVP Public Policy and GC

Verizon

 


Michael Wu

SVP, GC and Secretary (former)

Carter's



Burt Fealing
EVP, GC and Secretary
Southwire


Meredith Lackey

SVP, GC and Secretary

Georgia Power



Sarah Powell
EVP, GC and Secretary
Focus Brands

Juliette Pryor

SVP, GC and Secretary

Cox Enterprises

Leslie Slavich

General Counsel

Spanx


Elizabeth (Beth) Chandler
EVP, CLO and Secretary
Rollins



Matt Broad
SVP, GC and Secretary


Georgett Dickinson
VP and Chief Legal Counsel



Joia Johnson

EVP, GC and Secretary

Hanesbrands



Angus Haig

SVP and GC

Cox Automotive


Claudia Levitas

CLO and GC

Hooters of America


Anne Lee Benedict
EVP, CLO and Secretary
Summit Materials


Shyam Reddy

Chief Transformation Officer

BlueLinx


Kevin Wolff

VP, GC and Secretary

Energy Insurance Mutual Ltd.



Scott Wilkinson

EVP and CLO

The Atlanta Hawks


Loretta Cecil

EVP and GC

Change Healthcare



Steve Heinrichs

EVP, GC, CCO and Secretary

Mueller Water Products


Ling-Ling Nie

GC and VP for Ethics & Compliance

GA Instit. of Technology



Tara Ann Plimpton

GC

GE Global Operations




Ashoo Sharma
VP and General Counsel



Lauren Tashma

EVP, GC and Secretary

Graphic Packaging Holding Co.


Melloney Douce

General Legal Counsel

Rolta AdviseX



Noni Ellison

GC, CCO and Secretary

Carestream Dental



L. Scott Askins

General Counsel

Kabbage


Austin So

GC, CLO and Secretary

StoneMor


Allison Brantley

VP and GC

Mingledorff's


Clara Ohr

General Counsel (former)

East Coast Energy Group


Sean Rosario

General Counsel

Georgia Pain & Wellness Center



Joy White
GC and CCO



Justin Im

VP, Legal & Corp. Secretary

Superior Essex



Isabella Lee

SVP and GC

Modern Luxury


Chip Wheelock

VP (Admin), GC and Secretary

Williams Industrial Services Group



George Villasana

SVP, GC and Secretary

Asbury Automotive Group



Jon Shepherd
SVP, Admin and CLO



Kenya Pierre

VP, GC and Corp. Secretary

Arauco North America


Lily Yan Hughes
SVP, CLO and Secretary
Public Storage


Steven Grimberg

GC Americas, Managing Director, Head of Atlanta Office

Nardello & Co.


Ricardo Nunez

GC, CCO and Secretary

SWM International 


Paul Libretta

Head of Legal & Compliance,

U.S. Operations

National Bank of Canada



Joanne Youn

EVP and GC

TrustBridge Global



Shawn Galey

VP, GC and Gov't Affairs

(Americas & Asia)

Brambles Limited



Greg Birge

CLO and Secretary

Purchasing Power


Scott Chaplin

SVP Legal, HR and Corp. Services

Vista Outdoor



Suraj "Raj" Palakshappa

VP, GC and Secretary

Oxford Industries



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