Taylor English's Allan Tanenbaum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Taylor English is pleased to announce that Allan Tanenbaum has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the State Bar of Georgia’s Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Tanenbaum, of counsel to the firm’s Corporate and Business practice group, will be recognized at the Sixteenth Annual Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service Ceremony on February 17, 2015.
The award recognizes a judge or lawyer who, in addition to meeting the criteria for receiving the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, has demonstrated an extraordinary long and distinguished commitment to volunteer participation in the community throughout their career. It is the highest recognition given by the State Bar of Georgia Justice Benham Community Service Awards Selection Committee.
Throughout his 43-year legal career, Mr. Tanenbaum has provided extensive service to the Atlanta Bar, the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association (ABA) where he represented the Atlanta Bar and the State Bar in the ABA House of Delegates for more than 30 years. Over the years he has held numerous leadership positions with the ABA and continues to serve as chair of several ABA committees.
Mr. Tanenbaum is a founding member and secretary of The Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation and he is a national board member of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). He is a national board member of the LPGA Foundation and is also director emeritus of The Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
At Taylor English, Mr. Tanenbaum counsels public and private companies in financing, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and corporate governance matters. He has managed public offerings of debt and equity securities, institutional private placements of high-yield securities and venture capital financings, as well as transactions between public companies, private companies and bank and private financings.
Mr. Tanenbaum received his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of Finance & Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania, and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.