Bradley is pleased to announce that Junaid Odubeko, a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, has been elected to the Nashville Bar Association’s (NBA) Board of Directors for a four-year term, starting Jan. 1.
The election results were announced at the NBA’s Annual Meeting and Banquet on Dec. 5.
“We congratulate Junaid as a new board member of the Nashville Bar Association,” said Bradley’s Nashville Office Managing Partner Lela Hollabaugh. “Junaid is a leader at Bradley and in the Nashville legal and civic communities, and he will be a great representative to help guide the Nashville Bar for the next several years.”
A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Odubeko focuses his practice on advising and representing clients in complex commercial and business disputes and real estate litigation. He has represented clients in industries that include healthcare, financial services, transportation, lodging, entertainment, and insurance. In addition, Mr. Odubeko represents clients in a variety of state regulatory matters before the state’s various departments, boards and commissions. His administrative law experience includes representing insurance producers before the department of commerce and insurance and representing utility companies before the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. Furthermore, Mr. Odubeko represents and advises clients in the political arena on legal and other issues related to campaign finance. He serves as the legal counsel to the Tennessee Senate Democratic Caucus and as an adjunct professor of campaign finance and elections law at Vanderbilt University Law School.
Mr. Odubeko is a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Association and has completed the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Program. He has served on the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which is a national organization made up of general counsel and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list in 2017, Mr. Odubeko serves on the board of directors of Hands On Nashville, which focuses on meeting community needs through volunteerism.
At Bradley, Mr. Odubeko is an active member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee and serves as chair of the firm’s Lawyers of Color Resource Group.