Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Nashville Bar Association Diversity Leadership Award for 10th Consecutive Year

Accolade, Firm News

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce its recognition as a 2015 Nashville Bar Association (NBA) Diversity Committee Leadership Award recipient. This marks the 10th consecutive year that the firm has received the award for demonstrating “a continued commitment to enhancing diversity and access to professional success.” Awards were formally presented at the NBA’s annual Law Day event on May 1.

“We are proud to stand alongside our colleagues at the Nashville Bar Association in support of diversity initiatives and awareness. It is an honor to again be recognized for our ongoing commitment to these issues, which are critical within our industry and the business community at large,” said Bob Patterson, managing partner of the firm’s Nashville office.

The NBA’s Diversity Committee Leadership Awards were established in 1994. Award recipients are evaluated on the ethnic diversity of their recruitment and hiring efforts, retention and growth rates, and summer associate and internship programs, as well as other programs that promote diversity within the law profession, such as endowments and scholarships.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is fully committed to diversity and equality, as they are essential to the firm’s core values, business strategies, professional code of conduct, client relationships, community involvement, and charitable giving. The firm commits significant time and resources to increasing the diversity of its workforce through many activities and programs, including diversity scholarship awards and internships for aspiring attorneys from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. The firm also sponsors and hosts programs, seminars, and panels aimed at increasing the participation of women and minorities in the legal profession. In addition, the firm is involved in pro bono cases advancing issues and concerns of people from diverse communities and backgrounds.

For more information about diversity at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, please visit the firm’s diversity web page.

About Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP ( serves emerging businesses; established regional, national, and international companies; and individuals. Our offices—strategically located in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia—provide an extensive geographic base from which to best accommodate our clients. Recognized across the country, our attorneys serve as national, regional, and statewide counsel for clients across many industries. Clients rely on Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys for innovative legal services that reflect a detailed understanding of their business goals.

The firm’s attorneys serve clients in matters pertaining to antitrust, appellate, arbitration, banking, bankruptcy, class actions, complex business litigation, construction, corporate and securities, economic development, emerging business and technology, employee benefits, energy and natural resources, entertainment, environmental, family-owned businesses, financial services litigation, government affairs, government contracts, healthcare, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences, mediation, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical, private companies, professional liability, product liability, real estate, tax, utilities, and white-collar criminal defense law.

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