Nelson Mullins' Poole Joins Carter Center Board
ATLANTA (June 12, 2012)-- The Carter Center has appointed Bill Poole, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Atlanta office, as a new member of its Board of Councilors.
Founded in 1987, the board is composed of representatives from the leadership of Atlanta and Georgia businesses with the state’s governor, the mayor of Atlanta and the president of Emory University serving as ex-officio members. The board promotes understanding between the center and its activities among opinion leaders and the broader community. Former President Carter, Mrs. Carter, and staff update the board members on the center’s activities throughout the year.
Mr. Poole heads the Atlanta office International Practice. He was one of the first lawyers in Atlanta to focus his practice exclusively on transnational business and investment matters and is recognized for his experience in transnational business transactions. Since 1973, he has practiced in Atlanta as a corporate and tax lawyer, focusing on representing foreign companies and individuals in establishing or acquiring businesses and properties in the United States and representing U.S. businesses with respect to exporting products and services and transacting business outside the United States.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 430 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Nashville, Tallahassee, West Virginia, Washington, D.C., and throughout the Carolinas. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com, or call 803.255.9794.
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