Game Changers: The Conscious Culture Men With Vision 2020 Edition | Page 22

MEN WITH VISION 2020 Eddie L. Key Body & Brains THE COUNSELOR The old adage is that the best time to talk to a lawyer is when you don’t actually need one. Well this may be one attorney you need for reasons other than just legal counsel. Read on to find out why. Interview By Lydia Pierre Eddie Key is the founder of E.L. Key Law Group, a Business and Entertainment firm located in downtown Atlanta.  Eddie is a well established Business and Entertainment Attorney having practiced in the city for over ten years.  Mr. Key graduated magna cum laude from Southern Arkansas University with a degree in Criminal Justice.  While attending Southern Arkansas Mr. Key played football and received numerous awards including: First Team All Conference, First Team All Region, First Team All-American, First Team Academic All-American, Auburn Smith Award (Most Outstanding Student-Athlete At the University), The Commissioner’s Trophy (Most Outstanding Student- Athlete in the Conference) and Academic Athlete of the Year.  Mr. Key was also inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame and the Southern Arkansas University Hall of Fame. During his tenure at SAU Mr. Key joined Kappa Alpha Phi Fraternity Inc. where he received the award for Greek Male Highest G.P.A. in 2000, 2001, and 2002 and served as President of his fraternity. In addition, he had the pleasure of receiving the Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship and was inducted into the prestigious Greek honor society of Phi Alpha Delta.  Mr. Key received his juris doctorate at the University of Arkansas where he finished fourth in the Nation in the Thurgood Marshall Trial Competition and 1st in the University of Arkansas’s Negotiations Competition. Mr. Key Graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2005 and began his legal career at King & Spalding where he specialized in discovery in the practice areas of Torts & Litigation. After leaving King & Spalding in 2009 he started his own firm where currently represents some of the most well known Entertainment and Business clients in the city. With all these accomplishments, it is no wonder that Eddie is where he is today. For his interview, we decided to go the Q&A route. This way you can see for yourself how well spoken, articulate and intelligent he really is.