January 28, 2020
By Darrell Sutton
To the Editor:
The State Bar of Georgia extends condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Evan Pontz, a partner with Troutman Sanders LLP in Atlanta, whose untimely passing Dec. 31 has left us all saddened.
Evan’s distinguished career in the legal profession began with his admission to the State Bar of Georgia in 1996. He was an employment and labor law specialist and leader among his peers, having served as a past chair of the Atlanta Pro Bono Committee and a board member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Active in the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Association, he was recognized as Attorney of the Year by the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta.
Evan will be missed and fondly remembered by Georgia’s legal community. We appreciate the many contributions he made during his admirable career and his exemplary service to the public and the justice system of our state.
President, State Bar of Georgia