Bradley’s Alé Dalton Receives 2022 Nashville Emerging Leader Award

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Alé Dalton is the 2022 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELA) winner in the Legal Services industry category.

The 15th annual awards, presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville, recognized 48 young professionals under the age of 40 across 13 industries for significant accomplishments in their chosen career fields and for their commitment and contributions to their community. Ms. Dalton was one of four finalists in the legal services category.

“Alé consistently demonstrates a commitment to excellence in the legal profession and is deserving of this recognition for the many contributions she has made to the industry and to the Nashville community,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lauren B. Jacques.

Ms. Dalton is an associate in Bradley’s Healthcare Practice Group where she counsels clients during mergers and acquisitions and guides them through issues that arise from the complex nature of operating in a highly regulated industry. She is actively involved in Bradley’s pro bono efforts and in staffing community legal clinics. Ms. Dalton is vice chair of the firm’s Lawyer of Color Resource Group and serves as a liaison for Bradley’s Women’s Initiative. She was also instrumental in helping establish the Nashville Hispanic Bar Association and has worked with organizations to support the advancement of Hispanic families and students in the Nashville area.

In 2021, Ms. Dalton was recognized with Bradley’s Cameron J. Miller Award for Excellence and Community Service and was also named a recipient of the Alumni Promise Award by the University of Tennessee Knoxville Alumni Association.

A full list of NELA finalists and winners is available here.