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Partner Rick Bold appointed president of the Federalist Society’s Atlanta Lawyers Chapter

Bold previously served as the organization’s vice president

October 18, 2023

Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP partner Rick Bold has been named president of the Federalist Society’s Atlanta Lawyers Chapter. He previously served as the organization’s vice president since 2019, on its executive board since 2014 and in leadership from 2008-2010 at Penn Law School. 

Founded in 1982, the Federalist Society has become one of the most influential legal organizations in the country. The Atlanta Lawyers Chapter supports the Society’s mission by regularly hosting speeches, panels and debates about important legal and public policy issues. The chapter also serves as a robust intellectual and professional network supporting its nearly 500 members and friends. The Atlanta chapter is one of the largest and most active in the country.

"I’m honored to assume this role and to work with the incredibly talented judges and lawyers who share the Society’s mission," says Bold. "I’ve always respected the Federalist Society’s commitment to a free and robust exchange of ideas, and I look forward to making sure that continues in the Atlanta chapter."

Bold handles complex trial and appellate business litigation, specializing in contract, fraud and business tort matters. 

Before joining Bondurant, he served as a law clerk to Judge J.L. Edmondson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Bold earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was president of the Federalist Society. He was also a member of University of Pennsylvania's U.S. Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. He has an undergraduate degree in politics and economics from Davidson College and a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.

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