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The Honorable Keith Blackwell is the 2023 Chair of Georgians for Lawsuit Reform. He served more than eight years as a justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia and nearly two years as a judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia. Justice Blackwell authored more than 400 published opinions and participated in the disposition of approximately 4,500 appeals and 8,000 petitions. He is currently with Alston & Bird as Senior Counsel and possesses an expertise in high-stakes lawsuits and appeals. Justice Blackwell has represented financial institutions, medical practices, manufacturers, and other corporate clients in complex litigation.
Meagan Hanson serves as Executive Director of Georgians For Lawsuit Reform. Meagan is an attorney with litigation and association management experience. She served as a State Representative for Georgia House District 80 from 2016 to 2018. Meagan joined GLR in February 2019, and she and her husband recently welcomed their second child.
Hayden Kolodziejcyk serves as the Communications Director for Georgians for Lawsuit Reform. Hayden joined GLR in April 2023 after working with various members of the Georgia General Assembly during the 2023 Legislative Session. She graduated from The University of Georgia in 2020 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice.
Previous chairs include Rocco Testani (Eversheds-Sutherland), Tye Darland (Georgia-Pacific/Koch Industries), and more