Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Blue Key. Member, Executive Committee, University of Georgia Moot Court Board, 1974-1975. Chairman, Russell Moot Court Competition, 1974-1975. Recipient, Tradition of Excellence Award, State Bar of Georgia, 2000. Listed: Georgia Trend's 100 Most Influential Georgians, 2005; James Magazine's Most Influential Georgians, 2005; Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007. Recipient, GreenLaw's Doremus Award for Excellence in Environmental Law, 2007. Member, Board of Regents, University System of Georgia, 1999-2006; Vice Chair, 2003-2004; Chair, 2004-2005. Columbus Lawyers Club, President, 1988-1989; Member, Executive Committee, 1984-1992. Board of Directors, Georgia Center for Law in the Public Interest, 1992-1993.
Roscoe Pound Foundation; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.