Press Release August 2, 2022

Scott Elder and Anderson Kemp Honored by the International Association of Defense Counsel with Yancey Award

Alston & Bird partner Scott Elder and associate Anderson Kemp of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group have been honored by the International Association of Defense Counsel with its 2021 Yancey Award for excellence in Defense Counsel Journal writing.

The article earning Elder and Kemp this recognition, “Genomics in the Courtroom: The Current Landscape of DNA Technology in Criminal and Civil Litigation,” discusses how advances in genetic technology have impacted the law from the late 1980s to today. It also analyzes decisions in civil cases that have integrated new, more widely available genetic technology.

The International Association of Defense Counsel has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920.
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