Bradley Adds Attorneys Elta Breen and Woods Drinkwater to Nashville Office

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Elta Breen and Woods Drinkwater have joined the firm as senior attorneys in the Nashville office.

Ms. Breen is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group and previously worked for multiple Tennessee state agencies. As an associate counsel for the Tennessee Department of Health, she advised health professional licensing boards, conducted bill analysis for the department, and prosecuted administrative law cases on behalf of the state. She also served as an administrative judge for the Division of TennCare, presiding over Medicaid eligibility appeal hearings. During law school, Ms. Breen worked for a Boston hospital, an electronic medical record company, and a boutique healthcare firm, giving her a broad sense of the healthcare space. She earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School and received her B.A. from Cornell University.

Mr. Drinkwater joins as a member of Bradley’s Real Estate Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate transactions, leasing, land development, and land and zoning. He has additional experience with litigation related to real estate issues. Mr. Drinkwater has been recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America since 2021 and in 2023 he was recognized as a Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. He received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and his B.S. from Loyola University and served two years as a law clerk for the Honorable Joe P. Binkley in the Fifth Circuit Court in the 20th Judicial District of Tennessee.