Lightner, who served as treasurer of the association for the 2019-2020 term, is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property – Mechanical Patents Team. He focuses his practice on patent procurement for a wide range of technologies, including mechanical and electromechanical devices, medical devices, composite materials, manufacturing processes, and business methods.
Sanders is a member of Alston & Bird’s Financial Restructuring & Reorganization Group, where she represents clients in complex bankruptcy cases, workouts, debt restructurings, distressed acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial litigation. She also advises clients on out-of-court workouts and insolvency and bankruptcy-related litigation matters.
Lightner and Sanders will serve in their positions for the 2020-2021 term.
Founded in 1888, The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the Southeast, with more than 6,000 members from the Atlanta metropolitan area.