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Huestis Law, LLC Secretary Louis R. Cohan Cohan Law Group, LLC Treasurer John D. Hadden Turkheimer & Hadden LLC Immediate Past Chair Christina M. Baugh Fellows LaBriola LLP Members-At-Large Elizabeth D. Adler King & Spalding LLP E. Tyron Brown Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP Lillian N. Caudle Magistrate Court of Fulton County Amy Cheng Buckley Beal LLP Terrence Lee Croft CroftADR Robert C. Khayat The Khayat Law Firm Simon R. Malko Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP S. Wade Malone Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Securities and Corporate Sub-Section Co-Chair Walter Davis Jones Day Warren Pope King & Spalding LLP Public Interest Law Section Chair Wingo Smith Georgia Legal Services Program Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Aarti Sharma Fulton County CASA/Equal Justice Works Secretary Naomi Tsu Southern Poverty Law Center Treasurer Laura L. Rashidi-Yazd Atlanta Legal Aid Society was prosecuted, and it appeared the Russians were intent on policing the market. However, when Putin consolidated power, Browder’s success as a whistleblower abruptly ended. Indeed, the Russian government blacklisted Browder and then moved to divest Browder’s fund of all assets and to force his lawyers either to flee the country or be imprisoned. One of Browder’s attorneys, Serigei Magnitsky, stayed, was imprisoned, beaten and died in jail.  Browder then campaigned for justice in the United States, ultimately assisting in the enactment of “The Magnitsky Act,” which was designed to punish Russian officials responsible for the death of Sergei Magnitsky by prohibiting their entrance into the United States and their use of the U.S. banking system. The Russian government response was to deny Americans adoption of Russian children and to hold a criminal trial against Browder, in abstenia, and against Magnitsky, then a dead defendant. Shawntel R. Hebert, Taylor English Duma LLP Detours (Bible Study), by Tony Evans. Chris Lightner, Alston + Bird The Boys in the Boat, per recommendation by immediate past-President Jim Blitch. I am about halfway through the book and would highly recommend it to anyone interested in historical events and stories of immense comradery and lifelong friendships. J. Matthew Maguire, Jr., Parks Chesin & Walbert PC Private Empire, by Steve Coll. Melissa Redmon, Office of the Fulton County District Attorney The Anatomy of Peace, The Arbinger Institute Shawn Shepard, Smith & Carson, Inc. I've just finished reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honey- man. It's a funny and moving novel, with an uplifting story about a quirky protagonist who overcomes her profound loneliness and troubled past. Michael B. Terry, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm, William Manchester (the third volume in the Winston Churchill biography) Ashley Wilson, Shingler Lewis Give The Nordic Theory of Everything, by Anu Partanen, two thumbs up. Jessica Wood, Bodker Ramsey Andrews Winograd & Wildstein, P.C. Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear), Jon Fine The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association THE ATLANTA LAWYER 21