An Atlanta-based Lawyer Tapped to Serve on State Ethics Commission

20 June 2014

Atlanta-based lawyer Mary Paige Adams has been appointed to serve on Georgia's ethics commission. Adams will replace a spot currently held by Commission Chairman Kevin Abernethy, whose term is set to expire July 1. A meeting will be scheduled to elect a new chair. Brunswick attorney Hillary Stringfellow has currently been serving as vice chair. Adams will replace a spot currently held by Commission Chairman Kevin Abernethy, whose term is set to expire July 1. A meeting will be scheduled to elect a new chair. Brunswick attorney Hillary Stringfellow has currently been serving as vice chair.
Adams will replace a spot currently held by Commission Chairman Kevin Abernethy, whose term is set to expire July 1.
Over the last two years, the commission has been mired in staffing issues, lawsuits and allegations of outside influence. Earlier this month, the commission said it would settle for more than $1.8 million with three former employees alleging retaliation stemming from an investigation into complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.

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