Cozen O’Connor: Cozen O’Connor Associate Lynnette Espy Elected President-Elect of the Gate City Bar Association

Cozen O’Connor Associate Lynnette Espy Elected President-Elect of the Gate City Bar Association

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Lynnette Espy, an associate of Cozen O’Connor’s Atlanta office, was elected president-elect of the Gate City Bar Association. Established in 1948, the Gate City Bar Association is the oldest African-American Bar Association in the state of Georgia. Espy currently serves as vice-president to the organization and her presidency will begin in January of 2013.

Espy joined Cozen O’Connor in March 2007 as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department. In 2011, she moved to the Global Insurance Practice Group. While she still handles commercial litigation, including matters pertaining to products liability, Espy focuses her practice on litigating matters pertaining to the health, life, accident, and disability insurance industries.

Espy graduated cum laude in economics from Spelman College and earned her law degree from the University of Maryland. She is admitted to practice in Georgia.

About the Gate City Bar Association

Established in 1948, the Gate City Bar Association is the oldest African American Bar Association in the state of Georgia. The Gate City Bar Association was organized by 10 African American lawyers to provide the educational, social, and community involvement of a professional association for African American lawyers, who had been excluded from participating in the segregated bar associations in Atlanta and throughout the state. To learn more about the Gate City Bar Association, visit www.gatecitybar.org.