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Gregory Lynn Riggs

Gregory Lynn Riggs, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1979, United States District Court Northern District Georgia 1979, United States Court Appeals 7th circuit 1982, United States Court Appeals 11th circuit 1985, United States Court Appeals 5th circuit 1986.

Background

  • Riggs, Gregory Lynn was born on April 21, 1948 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Roy Albert and Edith Myrtle (Riggins) Riggs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1971. Bachelor in jurisprudence, Oxford University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1979.

    Career

    • Attorney Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, 1979-1984, senior attorney, 1984-1992, assistant general counsel, 1992-1994, associate general counsel, 1994-1998, vice president, deputy general counsel, assistant secretary, 1998—2003, senior vice president, general counsel, 2003—2004, senior vice president, general counsel, chief corporation affairs, 2004—2005. Chairman executive committee, Corporate Counsel section State Bar Georgia, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1979, United States District Court Northern District Georgia 1979, United States Court Appeals 7th circuit 1982, United States Court Appeals 11th circuit 1985, United States Court Appeals 5th circuit 1986.

    Membership

    Member of Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (board directors 2000-2004), American Corporation Counsel Association (chair law department management committee 1995-1996, board directors Georgia chapter 1998), State Bar of Georgia (access to justice committee 1999, chair executive committee Corporate Counsel section since 2005).

    Connections

    • Married Janet Kaye Adams, June 26, 1982. Children: Caroline Ashley, Kristen Nicole.
    • father: Roy Albert Riggs
    • mother: Edith Myrtle (Riggins) Riggs
    • spouse: Janet Kaye Adams
    • children: Caroline Ashley Riggs
    • Kristen Nicole Riggs
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    Born April 21, 1948
    (age 69)
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