Martha Roby is joining Bradley as a senior advisor in the Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups. Prior to joining Bradley, Ms. Roby served as the U.S. Representative for Alabama's Second Congressional District from 2011 to 2021. Early in her tenure, she served on the Agriculture, Armed Services, and Education and Workforce committees. She also served as the chairman of the Subcommittee of Oversight and Investigations of the House Armed Services Committee during the 113th Congress and was the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet for the House Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress.
Kent Jones has joined the Charlotte office as a partner in the firm’s real estate and finance practices along with attorney Josh Stone. Kent practices in the areas of commercial real estate development, finance, commercial leasing, loan workouts and general corporate law. As an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, Josh assists clients with commercial real estate transactions.
Nine attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office have been recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court as 2020 “Attorneys for Justice.” The firm’s honorees are Kimberly M. Ingram, Alexandra C. Lynn, Erin Malone-Smolla, Casey L. Miller, Peter C. Sales, Edmund S. Sauer, Jeffrey W. Sheehan, Fritz Spainhour, David K. Taylor.
This marks the seventh consecutive year that the Tennessee Supreme Court has recognized “Attorneys for Justice,” which the court defines as lawyers who work a minimum of 50 pro bono hours annually to provide legal services to those who cannot afford the costs. The goal of the recognition program is to increase statewide pro bono work to 50% participation.