October 9, 2017
CHICAGO (Oct. 9, 2017) – John F. Kuppens, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, became president of DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar on Saturday during the organization’s annual meeting in Chicago. Click here to read his remarks at his swearing-in ceremony.
Kuppens has been a member of DRI for 25 years and is a past chair of DRI's Product Liability and Young Lawyers committees. Kuppens served on the DRI Board of Directors from 2011-14.
Kuppens is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He served on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association from 2009-2014. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
With 22,000 members, DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. For more information, visit www.dri.org.
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