Edward M. (Bubba) Hughes
2014 DRI Outstanding State Representative Award recipient
Edward M. (Bubba) Hughes of Callaway Braun Riddle & Hughes in Savannah is the recipient of the 2014 DRI Outstanding State Representative Award. The honor was bestowed during the awards luncheon at the DRI Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
A past president of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA), Hughes began his service as the GDLA state representative to DRI in October 2011. During his three-year term, he made significant contributions toward promoting DRI membership within Georgia, and was consistently ranked at the top among state representatives for most recruits.
DRI is the leading national organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. The GDLA is considered one of DRI’s State and Local Defense Organizations (SLDOs). To enhance communication and to coordinate efforts around the country, each SLDO selects a DRI member to serve as a state representative. GDLA Past President Theodore (Ted) Freeman of Freeman Mathis & Gary in Atlanta succeeds Hughes as state representative.