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Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein attorney John T. Marshall received the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Jurisprudence Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The award recognizes and honors individuals in the legal community who have devoted their lives to the pursuit of justice and the wellbeing of the community.

The Anti-Defamation League’s mission is to fight all forms of bigotry, defend democratic ideals and protect civil rights for all. As the nation’s premier civil rights and human relations agency, ADL is a leader in the development of materials, programs and services for this effort. The organization works through a network of 30 regional and satellite offices in the United States and abroad.

“In a career spanning five decades, Mr. Marshall has devoted his life to the pursuit of justice and the well-being of the community as a litigator, a teacher of the law and community leader,” said ADL Southeast Regional Chair Liz Price.

Marshall is the former chair of the litigation department of Powell Goldstein, where he was a partner for more than 40 years. He has been awarded top honors by the American Bar Association, American Inns of Court, the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation and Georgia State University. Marshall is a distinguished teacher of the law. He is a former adjunct professor of law at Emory University and Georgia State and serves as chair of the Board of Visitors at Georgia State University. His community service includes his current work as a member of the board of the Georgia Eye Bank Inc.

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