Joe D. Whitley, a member of NAFUSA’s board of directors, has been sworn in as a member of the Atlanta Police Foundation board of directors. In addition, Whitley received his official badge as an honorary deputy chief with the Atlanta Police Department. The Atlanta Police Foundation is a public/private partnership focused on advancing public safety in Atlanta, in collaboration with the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Police Department and the business community.
Whitley is also co-chair (along with Robert E. Gallagher of PwC, one of NAFUSA’s 2013 sponsors) of Georgia’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education annual International Business Crimes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Criminal Antitrust and Export Controls conference which will be held in Atlanta on June 6, 2013. Click here for more details and to register
Whitley served as the United States Attorney for both the middle and northern districts of Georgia. He was also the first general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security and served as the acting associate attorney general. He is currently a shareholder of Greenberg Traurig, and chair of the firm’s Atlanta white collar practice.