Adams and Reese attorney Lucian Pera, Partner in the firm’s Memphis office, has been elected Vice President of the board of directors of The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, which was formed in 2003 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan alliance of citizens, media and good government groups to preserve and improve government transparency in Tennessee.
Education and research is at the heart of TCOG’s activities, providing training and serving as a resource on open records and open meetings issues. TCOG also tracks legislation, court rulings and court cases that involve open government issues.
At Adams and Reese, Pera focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal ethics work and media law. Pera’s extensive bar association work in the law of legal ethics and professional responsibility has resulted in successful local, Tennessee and national practice and leadership in this emerging field. He represents and advises attorneys, law firms, their clients and businesses who deal with lawyers about all aspects of the law.
Pera serves as Treasurer of the American Bar Association. Pera has assisted in creation of the Tennessee Bar Association and ABA websites and chaired the ABA Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems.