Join the Federal Bar Association in Atlanta, Georgia this September where association members from across the country will meet and share their insight at the Annual Meeting and Convention.

The Federal Bar Association is proud to present the 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention September 14-16 in the cosmopolitan city of Atlanta. The capital of Georgia has one of the largest concentrations of Fortune 500 companies in the United States, including Coca-Cola, Delta, MailChimp, and UPS. It also has one of the fastest growing film and TV industries. Register now for the 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention at www.fedbar.org/FBACon17. Come take advantage of an assortment of culturally rich receptions, hear from prominent speakers, and make new industry connections. CLE credits are also available.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza, situated in the heart of a lively downtown scene, is where our multifaceted convention will take place. The hotel is within walking distance of some of Atlanta’s most famous tourist attractions, including the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and the College Football Hall of Fame. Guests will also be able to enjoy the famous Peachtree Street, home to some of Atlanta’s best restaurants and bars. Relish offsite receptions sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter at the eminent Atlanta History Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Keep up with your morning exercise routine and join the State Bar of Georgia’s Wellness Taskforce Committee on a guided run by some of Atlanta’s most historic downtown sites.

The convention curriculum encompasses a balanced program that meets the variety of interests of attendees, presented by speakers of the highest quality who represent the diversity of the Federal Bar Association membership. Relevant panel presentations on topics will include the Defend Trade Secrets Act, White Collar Crime, Labor and Employment Law, Privacy Law, Art Law, the Affordable Care Act, and International Arbitration. Likewise, an engaging presentation will be made titled, “Alas Poor Lawyers—Live Actors Present a Guided Dramatic Examination of the Public’s Perception of Lawyers Through the Lens of Shakespeare’s Plays.”

Convention speakers and organizers have designed high-quality presentations to share information that is of the moment. This year’s convention will bring legal professionals from all across the country for engaging CLE sessions and worthwhile networking events. Every lawyer knows that networking is good for one’s legal career, but few attorneys make it a priority. Our law-related programming line-up as well as our wide array of social activities ensures that you have every opportunity to network and explore this innovative area of Georgia.

We look forward to seeing you in September. The Federal Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention offers many CLE opportunities, Section and Committee meetings, luncheons, and special evening receptions at the Atlanta History Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Make your hotel reservation today and take advantage of our discounted early bird registration rate by visiting www.fedbar.org/FBACon17.


Stacy Slotnick, Esq. holds a J.D., cum laude, from Touro Law Center and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She performs a broad range of duties as an entertainment lawyer, including drafting and negotiating contracts; addressing and litigating trademark, copyright, patent, and other IP issues; and directing the strategy and implementation of public relations, blogging, and social media campaigns.