Bradley's Shundra Crumpton Manning Selected to Inaugural National Bar Association Associate Advancement Academy for Excellence

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Shundra Crumpton Manning, an associate in the firm’s Nashville office, has been selected to the inaugural National Bar Association (NBA) Associate Advancement Academy for Excellence.

The NBA Advancement Academy is designed to facilitate the advancement and retention of black attorneys in the nation’s largest law firms, focusing on associates within the first three years of practice at AmLaw 200 firms. The year-long academy, which runs from July 1 through June 30, is comprised of 20 associates and entails monthly participation in educational and networking sessions, mentoring check-ins with NBA mentors, and events throughout the year.

“Shundra is a rising star in our firm, and it is a great honor and opportunity for her to be selected to a program that is committed to advancing the careers of young, diverse attorneys,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lauren B. Jacques.

Ms. Manning is an associate in Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group and represents clients involved in complex business litigation and product liability disputes with particular experience in managing class action litigation. She is also experienced in privacy and data security matters. While attending Vanderbilt University Law School, Ms. Manning was a three-time recipient of the Sen. Avon N. Williams Jr. and Hon. Robert Lillard Law School Scholarship. Ms. Manning currently serves as a First Year Director for the Marion Griffin Chapter of the Lawyers’ Association for Women, which addresses issues of concern to women within the legal profession.