As part of a larger article about attorney lateral moves, The Commercial Appeal announced that Richard Mattern has joined Bass, Berry & Sims. The article details the trend of "legal stars moving between well-established law firms and taking clients with them." Richard, who previously was an attorney in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, came to Bass, Berry & Sims to help grow the firm's corporate presence in Memphis. Of his move, Richard said "'I really saw it as a particularly unique opportunity' ... to grow [my] own corporate practice at a firm." Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Richard Spore also provided insight for the article related to the firm's Memphis growth strategy.
The full article, "Bass Berry Lures Baker Donelson Lawyer," was published in The Commercial Appeal on June 4, 2016, and is available online.