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June 12, 2019

Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation Appoints Jeff Perry to Board of Directors

ATLANTA–The Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation has appointed Jeff Perry, an attorney in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office, to its board of directors for a three-year term. The foundation is the philanthropic affiliate of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department and provides essential equipment, training, and community engagement to enhance the department’s resources.

Perry is a former firefighter and served as deputy chief of a volunteer fire department in the Washington, D.C. area while practicing law in the nation’s capital. He is a corporate attorney and has significant experience working with a wide range of companies at all stages of their life cycle, from incorporation to exit, and is a member of the firm’s premier Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice.

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to assist the foundation and the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department in making Atlanta a safe, prepared, and nationally leading city in fire safety and protection,” Perry said.

The Foundation recently completed a pay study recommending a new pay tier system for the department and hosts Camp Ignite, a training program for young women. The group also holds the Breakfast With Our Bravest, an annual awards ceremony honoring the brave men and women of the department.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the firm, go to