Bradley is pleased to announce that Junaid Odubeko, a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, has been accepted to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation’s Diverse Leaders Academy (DLA).
“We congratulate Junaid on his new role with DLA,” said Bradley Director of Inclusion and Diversity George D. Medlock Jr. “Workplace diversity is a core value at Bradley, and we are very proud of Junaid’s uniform commitment to furthering inclusion and diversity at the firm and in the legal community.”
DLA provides opportunities for lawyers in underrepresented groups to participate in leadership roles within the ABA Section of Litigation. Mr. Odubeko will serve a two-year term beginning Aug. 1, during which he will participate in Diversity & Inclusion Committee activities and engage in substantive work as a member of a Section committee or task force.
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 election law and campaign finance.
Mr. Odubeko has served on the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which is a national organization made up of general counsel and law firm managing partners who participate in programs designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within the members’ organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership.
At Bradley, Mr. Odubeko is an active member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee and the firm’s Lawyers of Color Resource Group. He was the recipient of the firm’s 2019 Diversity Leadership Award.