August 23rd, 2012
Atlanta Entertainment and Sports Attorney Daniel R. Meachum was recognized by the Atlanta Business League at their annual “Men of Influence” Reception in July 2012.
Meachum receives recognition by Atlanta Business League in July 2012.
Founded in 1933 as an affiliate of famed social reformer Dr. Booker T. Washington’s National Business League, the Atlanta Business League was established to provide economic initiatives and business development opportunities to minorities, particularly African-Americans, in the Atlanta area.
The “Men of Influence” awards are given to black men in the Atlanta area who have achieved great success politically, socially, or professionally, and have committed themselves to significant community involvement in metropolitan Atlanta.
Attorney Meachum has over 20 years of experience in complex litigation and is the founder of Daniel R. Meachum and Associates, LLC, in Atlanta. In that role he has served numerous high profile clients and has been successful in more than 120 major cases.
His community achievements have earned him several awards and accolades including the “Tenacity Award” from the Georgia Business Awards in March of this year, and the 2009 “Advocate of the Year” award presented to him by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.
The awards ceremony was held Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
July 12th, 2010
The keynote speaker of the event Atlanta-based attorney Daniel R. Meachum, who is held in high esteem as one of the country’s premiere litigators. A native of Badin, Meachum attended West Badin School until integration came about and graduated from North Stanly High School in 1973. He then matriculated through North Carolina Central University, earning a bachelor’s in political science and a juris doctorate from the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.
During his speech, Meachum talked about his own personal journey from his life’s humble beginnings on Lincoln Street to his current position as the founder and chairman of Daniel R. Meachum and Associates, LLC that represents municipalities, universities, individuals, athletes, entertainers and others, with many cases catching national attention.
July 12th, 2010
Judge Hears Companies in Oxendine Probe
Thursday, 08 Jul 2010, 4:02 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for two insurance companies seeking to block an ethics investigation into contributions to Republican gubernatorial hopeful John Oxendine told a judge Thursday that the probe was politically motivated.
Daniel Meachum, an attorney for State Mutual Insurance Company and Admiral Life Insurance Company, also argued the State Ethics Commission was overstepping its authority.
“Given the politically charged environment and the political agenda within the manner in which the commission operates … this is not an ordinary commission and this, your honor, is not an ordinary investigation,” Meachum said.
June 30th, 2010
“State Mutual Insurance Co. filed a motion in the Fulton County Superior Court asking a judge to hold the State Ethics Commission in contempt of a ruling issued Wednesday by Judge Kimberly M.E. Adams.”
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June 30th, 2010
The West Badin Alumni Association will have its 15th school reunion June 25–27.
The theme for this gala is “A Journey to Remember.” All former students and teachers of the school throughout its history (1915–1960s) are invited to participate.
The schedule is as follows:
June 25: 10 a.m. - Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament at Badin Resort Golf and Inn.
6 p.m. - Registration at the Westbrook Center
June 26: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Picnic.
8 p.m.-1 a.m. - Magnolia Room Stanly Regional Medical Center
4 p.m. - Banquet, Magnolia Room Stanly Regional Medical Center (black tie).
Ernest Peoples, president of the Alumni Association will preside at the Sunday evening banquet.
Jackie Burch will be the Master of Ceremonies.
The speaker will be Daniel R. Meachum, a former student of West Badin and North Stanly High School who is now a prominent attorney, living in Atlanta, GA.