ATLANTA, GA – McAngus Goudelock & Courie (MGC), a regional insurance defense firm, is pleased to announce that Atlanta attorney Lynn Olmert has joined the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Fellows are recommended by their peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.

Olmert earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. She is a member the Atlanta Bar Association’s workers’ compensation section, State Bar of Georgia’s workers’ compensation section, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Gate City Bar Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and is the diversity liaison to the workers’ compensation section of Defense Research Institute. Olmert is also a fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is among the world's leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for nearly 70 years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.