Alum Stephen O’Day joins Southern Environmental Law Center
The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced that Stephen O’Day, a 1976 Furman graduate, has been named chairman of the organization’s Board of Trustees. O’Day, who majored in political science at Furman and earned his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, is partner and head of the Environmental and Sustainability practices at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, in Atlanta.
The Southern Environmental Law Center, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that uses the power of the law to protect the environment of the Southeast. There have only been three previous board chairs in the organization’s history.